Bournemouth – Watford : Preview & Prediction
Bournemouth and Watford play at Vitality Stadium in a 21-round Barclays Premier League match. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 06-10-2018, Bournemouth won away by (0-4). The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there have been 3 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 5 matches. However, in the last match at this stage, in a match for the Barclays Premier League on 19-08-2017, Watford won by (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by Richarlison (73 ‘) and E. Capoue (86′) for Watford. Special attention is needed for the home / off condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
The home team is currently in 12th place with 26 points earned after 8 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Tottenham by (5-0). In the last match, lost out to Manchester United by (4-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 31 conceded, against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 29 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Bournemouth have recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having seized 17 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency towards goals, since 7 in 10 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. In 20 games in this competition, only achieved 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Bournemouth have come to this game with a 4-1 defeat at Manchester United, registering their second straight defeat in the English championship. The last triumph was precisely at home, when at that time beat Brighton 2-1. While playing in their fields, coach Eddie Howe should opt for a more cautious strategy, exploiting only the counterattacks. Highlight for Jordon Ibe who is a very competent player in the offensive transition. On the other hand, Callum Wilson is the best finisher of Bournemouth in the league with 8 goals scored. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Smith, Gosling, Cook and Francis, all injured.
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 28 points, after 8 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Chelsea by (1-2). In the last match, tied at home for Newcastle by (1-1). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 17 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 20 goals scored and 22 conceded. Their last away game for this competition ended with a 0-2 victory over West Ham. In the last 9 out of the league Watford has won 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 12 points out of 27 . The team has conceded goals in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 7 of their last 9 games by the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 12 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 12 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 6 of his 12 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Watford arrives to this match with a 1-1 draw at Newcastle’s reception, registering in this way the second consecutive game without winning in the English championship. Highlight for the only team goal that was scored by Doucouré. It is important to note that the visitors have only won 2 wins in the last 10 games. In this duel away from home, coach Javi Gracia should opt for the 4-4-2, aiming in this way to favor possession of the ball and the organized attacks. It is worth mentioning Roberto Pereyra, player who is the team’s coach, who is responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. In addition, the player referred to above is Watford’s best finisher with 6 goals scored. For this game the doubts are on account of Gray, Kaboul and Kabasele, all with physical problems.
Bournemouth – Watford : Betting Tips
Bournemouth – Win Odds: 1.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70