FM Preview: Watford v Charlton Athletic 01 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Watford v Charlton Athletic fixture

Watford play host to Charlton Athletic at Vicarage Road at lunchtime on Tuesday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Hornets have recorded 12 wins, and Charlton Athletic have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Watford was just over four years ago, in August 2008, the Hornets carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 02 Oct Charlton Ath. 1 - 2 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Charlton Ath. 2 - 3 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Watford 1-0 Charlton Ath. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 16 Feb Charlton Ath. 2 - 2 Watford Championship
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Watford 1 - 1 Charlton Ath. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 03 Mar Watford 2 - 2 Charlton Ath. Premiership
2006/2007 Sat 21 Oct Charlton Ath. 0 - 0 Watford Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Watford have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Hornets in those games, with 5 conceded.

Charlton Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Watford's total of 40 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Charlton Athletic find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Watford 6 4 1 1 15 6 13
Charlton Athletic 6 1 3 2 5 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Watford may be coming up against a decent side in Charlton Athletic, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Hornets. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Watford 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Charlton Athletic Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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