FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Watford 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Scunthorpe United v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Monday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 11 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctWatford0 - 2Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 20 FebScunthorpe U.2 - 2WatfordCHMP
2009/2010Sat 21 NovWatford3 - 0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 03 JanWatford1 - 0Scunthorpe U.FAC
2007/2008Sat 26 AprWatford0 - 1Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 06 OctScunthorpe U.1 - 3WatfordCHMP
1977/1978Sat 08 AprScunthorpe U.0 - 1WatfordLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While Iron have scored 4, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Watford's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Hornets have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Scunthorpe U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 23 points from their 22 games thus far. Watford's total of 36 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Watford have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Scunthorpe U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Watford Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.