Watford vs Bournemouth: Preview and Prediction

Watford vs Bournemouth
English Premier League.
Date: Saturday, 1 October, 2016,
Kick-off at 15:00 UK
Venue: Vicarage Road.

Watford host AFC Bournemouth for their 4th home league game of the season.

Watford suffered a 2-0 loss to Burnley, as they saw an end to their impeccable and memory filled 2 games winning streak. The hornet lost their first 2 games of the season, but won the 3rd when they hosted Money bagged Manchester united. Walter Mazzarri tutored team side sits 11th on the log with 7 points from 6 games.

Bournemouth ended Everton 5 league games unbeaten run last weekend. The Cherries got their 2nd league with a 1-0 triumph over Everton on match day 7. The cherries managed only 1 draw in their first 3 away league games this season. Eddie Howe tutored side sits 15th on the log with 7 points from 6 games

Key Facts
  • Watford has 2 wins in their last 5 league games. The hornet have also won 2 of their last 5 league games at home
  • Bournemouth has 2 wins in their last 5 league games. The cherries have failed to win their last 5 league games away.
Watford: Team News

Daryl Janmaat will be unavailable for selection for Watford 2nd consecutive game league game in a roll. The Dutch defender is nursing a shoulder injury, and won’t be returning until Late October

Watford: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Gomes: Cathcart, Prodl, Cabrera: Zuniga, Behrami, Capoue, Holebas – Pereyra: Ighalo, Deeney

Bournemouth: Team News

Bournemouth 25 years old English defender ‘Adam Smith” is faced with minor fitness issue toward the cherries visit to Vicarage Road.

Bournemouth: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-2)

Boruc: Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels: Surman, Arter- Stanislas, Wilshere, Ibe: Wilson

Watford Vs Bournemouth: Head to Head

Both sides shared the spoils in their two legged meetings last season. However, Bournemouth has 1 win in the last 5 games between the two, compared to Watford nil.

Moreover, the last time the Watford defeated Bournemouth was in2013/2014. The hornet enjoyed back to back victory over the cherries in 2 consecutive meetings that occurred with 18 days that season

Watford Vs Bournemouth: Prediction

Watford have produce some great and memorable result in their last 3 league games; one of which is the West Ham comeback. However, Bournemouth ended Everton unbeaten run last weekend earn their 2 win of the season. Both sides are almost equal in strength, and are equal in point and fortunes.

Therefore, I will predict a draw in this game, with at least a goal scored each by both teams.

Watford Vs Bournemouth: Betting Tips

Both Teams to Score at 1.75 (3/4).

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