FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 18 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Preston North End fixture

Watford prepare to entertain Preston North End at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Hornets have recorded 7 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was just last season, in February 2004, with Watford running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 07 AugPreston N.E.2 - 1WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Sat 14 FebWatford2-0Preston N.E.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 04 NovPreston N.E.2 - 1WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Tue 04 MarWatford0 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2002/2003Tue 17 SepPreston N.E.1 - 1WatfordCHMP
2001/2002Thu 31 JanPreston N.E.1 - 1WatfordCHMP
2001/2002Sun 30 SepWatford1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Watford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Preston N.E. however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the North End, and 8 goals against.

Watford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 45 points from their 38 games played so far, Preston N.E.'s total of 61 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.6231779

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Hornets of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Preston N.E., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Watford Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Preston N.E. Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.