FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. travel to take on Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 14 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The last time the two teams met at Watford was back in February 2001, over five years ago, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Hornets in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Tue 20 FebWatford0 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 12 SepBlackburn R.3 - 4WatfordCHMP
1995/1996Tue 24 OctWatford1 - 2Blackburn R.LGEC
1992/1993Wed 09 DecBlackburn R.6 - 1WatfordLGEC
1991/1992Sat 11 AprWatford2 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
1991/1992Tue 17 SepBlackburn R.1 - 0WatfordCHMP
1990/1991Tue 19 MarWatford0 - 3Blackburn R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Watford's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Hornets's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Blackburn R.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Rovers, and 6 goals against.

Watford find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 12 points. Blackburn R.'s 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.650113415

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Vicarage Road Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Watford 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Blackburn R. 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.