FM Preview: Watford v Burnley 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Watford v Burnley fixture

Watford prepare to entertain Burnley at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hornets are clearly on top, winning 53.33% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was just last season, in February 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Burnley 2 - 2 Watford Championship
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Watford 1-3 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Burnley 3 - 2 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Watford 3 - 0 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Tue 30 Sep Burnley 3 - 2 Watford Championship
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Burnley 2 - 2 Watford Championship
2007/2008 Tue 27 Nov Watford 1 - 2 Burnley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Watford have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Hornets's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Burnley have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Clarets have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 33 matches.

Burnley's 47 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Watford 6 3 1 2 8 11 10
Burnley 6 2 1 3 6 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Hornets. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Watford 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Burnley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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