FM Preview: Watford v Charlton Athletic 01 Jan 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 31st December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Watford and Charlton Athletic at 13:00 on 1st January 2013 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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