FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 23 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Hornets have winning 57.14% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2004, with Crewe Alex. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 15 JanWatford3 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 02 OctCrewe Alex.3 - 0WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Sat 10 AprWatford2 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 04 OctCrewe Alex.0 - 1WatfordCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 MarWatford0 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 22 SepCrewe Alex.1 - 0WatfordCHMP
2000/2001Sat 17 FebCrewe Alex.2 - 0WatfordCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The The Railwaymen's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Watford however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Hornets pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Crewe Alex. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 9 matches. Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Watford are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Crewe Alex.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Watford 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.