Bournemouth – Watford : Preview & Prediction
Bournemouth, 18th with 20 points, is in the fight with Watford, 19th with 19 points, in the fight for the maintenance … No doubt the two clubs will not want to lose points during this opposition. In this Premier League, Bournemouth has been performing poorly in recent weeks, posting a draw against Arsenal (1-1) and 3 losses against Burnley (0-1), Brighton and Hove (2-0) and West Ham ( 4-0) on the last day. Howe’s team broke this negative spiral by qualifying for the FA Cup at the expense of Luton Town (4-0) last Saturday. Watford, unlike his opponent of the day, is on an excellent series. Watford has been undefeated since December 14 and has just aligned 3 wins against Manchester United (2-0), against Aston Villa (3-0) and in front of Wolverhampton (2-1) then 2 draws to Sheffield United (1- 1) and against Tranmere Rovers (3-3, replay game) in the FA Cup last weekend. Pearson’s foals are determined not to lose points against a direct competitor for maintenance after a first leg which saw no winner (0-0).
Watford is undefeated in 5 matches (3 wins and 2 draws).
Bournemouth, it’s 8 defeats in the last 11 games.
Bournemouth have won only 1 game in their last 5 receptions.
Bournemouth has beaten Watford only once in their last 9 direct confrontations.
The last two duels ended in 2 parity scores (3-3 and 0-0).
Bournemouth does well in Watford … The visitors have the means to leave undefeated in this duel despite a disappointing record outside.
Bournemouth – Watford : Betting Tips
Bournemouth – Win Odds:2.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70