FM Preview: Bristol City v Watford 20 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 19th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bristol City and Watford at 19:45 on 20th March 2012 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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