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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Watford||2-0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 04 Nov||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 04 Mar||Watford||0 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Thu 31 Jan||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sun 30 Sep||Watford||1 - 1||Preston 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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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
|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.