FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 02 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Watford prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Hornets have recorded 21 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was just last season, in September 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Mon 03 JanBrighton & HA2 - 1WatfordCHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 SepWatford1-1Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 AprBrighton & HA4 - 0WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sat 05 OctWatford1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
1991/1992Tue 31 MarWatford0 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
1991/1992Sat 14 SepBrighton & HA0 - 1WatfordCHMP
1990/1991Sat 19 JanBrighton & HA3 - 0WatfordCHMP

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 6 conceded.

Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 21 games. Brighton & HA are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 18 points from their 21 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA6042594

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Watford fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Hornets. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Watford Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brighton & HA Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.