FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Crewe Alexandra fixture

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:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepCrewe Alex.0 - 0WatfordCHMP
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

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.