FM Preview: Bristol City v Watford 29 Jan 2013

Last updated : 28 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Hornets have recorded 9 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashton Gate was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Watford 2 - 2 Bristol City Championship
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Bristol City 0-2 Watford Championship
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

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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 8, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Watford however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Hornets, and 8 goals against.

Bristol City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 25 points.

Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 28 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 2 0 4 7 12 6
Watford 6 4 0 2 15 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Watford are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Watford 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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