FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 01 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 6 out of 9 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2004, with Watford inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Clarets in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 14 AugWatford0 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Mon 12 AprBurnley2 - 3WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Tue 30 SepWatford1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 05 AprBurnley4 - 7WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sun 09 MarWatford2 - 0BurnleyFAC
2002/2003Sat 30 NovWatford2 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2001/2002Wed 06 FebWatford1 - 2BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hornets have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 49 points from their 38 games played so far, Watford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 45 points from their 39 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Hornets have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Watford Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.