Watford prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 11 wins out of 14 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was just last season, in January 2005, with Watford running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Watford||3-1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Crewe Alex.||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Watford||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Crewe Alex.||0 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Watford||0 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Sep||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Crewe Alex. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Railwaymen have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 52 points from 30 games. Crewe Alex. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 30 games have yielded only 22 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The current home form displayed by Watford is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Crewe Alex., I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Hornets. Home Win
|Watford||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Crewe Alex.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 13 most recent games.