Watford vs Bournemouth: Preview and Predictions

Watford vs Bournemouth English Premier League Predictions by LeagueLane

Watford vs Bournemouth
English Premier League
Date: 31st March 2018, Saturday
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Vicarage Road (Watford).

Watford will be desperate to get back to winning ways when they welcome Bournemouth to Dean Court on Saturday evening. Both teams are locked on 36 points occupying 10th and 11th spot in the league table, still, they are only 8 points above the relegation zone. However, it is unlikely that they are drawn into a relegation battle with only 8 weeks to go in the season. This is mainly due to the number of teams below them performing extremely poor.

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The Hornets went into the international break on the back of a 5-0 humbling defeat against Liverpool at the Anfield. The defeat makes it two on the bounce, the previous a 3-0 defeat at Arsenal.

Though, Watford sit on a four match unbeaten run at the Vicarage Road which includes wins in each of the last three. One of the key results in the period is the 4-1 crushing win against Chelsea.

Meantime, Bournemouth defeated West Ham 2-1 in their last league game ending a win-less run of four games. Yet, Eddie Howe’s men lost just 2 of their last 12, developing a habit of picking crucial draws.

Away from home, the Cherries managed only 1 win from their last 9. Yet, the bagged a 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge and bagged 5 draws, losing thrice. The team also scored in each of their last 5 away games, all indicating towards a competitive game on Saturday.

Watford vs Bournemouth: Head-to-head

There has been 5 meetings between the two sides since Bournemouth got promoted to the Premier League. The first four were draws and this streak came to end with Watford netting a 2-0 win at the Dean Court earlier this season.

Watford’s two home games during the period saw 2-2 and 0-0 full-time scores.

Watford vs Bournemouth: Prediction

Both teams are in decent run of form with Watford a handy custodian at their own backyard and Bournemouth making a habit of picking draws on the road. Therefore, this will be an entertaining match with both teams coming with an eye for three points. However, it will be hard to separate them at the end of 90 minutes.

Watford vs Bournemouth: Bet Tips

  • Both teams to Score at 1.70 odd
  • Full-Time Draw at 3.50 odd.

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