Watford face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Friday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 13 out of 20 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in September 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Watford||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 14 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Watford||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Watford||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 28 Oct||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Tue 09 Oct||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Watford||LGEC|
|1984/1985||Tue 25 Sep||Watford||3 - 1||Cardiff City||LGEC|
|1981/1982||Sat 03 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
Watford have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Hornets have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Watford find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Watford have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Cardiff City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Cardiff City||Won 3 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Watford||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.