FM Preview: Bristol City v Watford 20 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Hornets have recorded 8 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashton Gate Stadium was just last season, in September 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Watford 2 - 2 Bristol City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Watford 1 - 3 Bristol City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 14 Sep Bristol City 0-2 Watford Championship
2009/2010 Tue 09 Feb Watford 2 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Bristol City 2 - 2 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Watford 2 - 4 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 25 Nov Bristol City 1 - 1 Watford Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Robins have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Hornets have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 37 matches.

Watford find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 37 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 1 1 4 5 13 4
Watford 6 2 2 2 6 11 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Hornets has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Watford 5 games since last defeat.

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