Watford face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hornets will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 24 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Watford||4 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Mar||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||Watford||0 - 4||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Wed 18 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Watford||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Watford||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Wed 19 Sep||Cardiff City||1 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Watford have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Hornets's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 26 games. Watford's total of 42 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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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 Cardiff City. Away win
|Cardiff City||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Watford||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.