Stoke City vs Watford: Preview and Prediction

Stoke City vs Watford: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-3rd January 2017

Stoke City vs Watford
England Premier League.
Date: Tuesday, 3rd January 2017
Kick-off at 20:00 UK.
Venue: Britannia Stadium, Stoke on Trent.

Two mid-table teams Stoke City and Watford will clash at bet365 Stadium on Wednesday as they hope to end their winless streak. Both teams ended 2016 calendar year with series of winless games.

Stoke City have been winless for the last 5 games with 3 defeats and 2 draws, they last won a game in the first week of December. They 14th in the table with 21 points and are safely 7 points ahead of the relegation zone. Having conceded 13 goals in their last 5 games, they need to concentrate more on defensive work to start winning games.

Meanwhile, Watford haven’t been on a decent run of late, they are winless in their last 4 outings with 3 defeat and a draw. This has kept them in 13th position with 22 points, a point and position above their host. They have been poor on the road as they are winless in their last 5 away games with a draw and 4 defeats. Furthermore, they have lost their last 4 away games as they last won an away game in October.

Stoke City vs Watford: Head to Head Statistics

  • The two teams have showed equal strength in their previous meetings, winning 11 games each and drawn 3.
  • At Bet365 Stadium, the Potters have won 5 games, drawn once and lost 6 games to Watford.
  • The last 2 meetings between the two teams have been won by Stoke City.

Stoke City vs Watford: Prediction

The two teams are in a poor condition at the moment thus there are no favorite in this fixture.

The game could go either way and we expect low outcome of goals in the game as they haven’t been fantastic upfront. We are expecting a superb score line of 1-0 in favour of Stoke City.

Stoke City vs Watford: Bet Tips

Both teams to score (no) at 1.71 (10/13)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.76 (5/7).

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