Watford prepare to entertain Reading at Vicarage Road Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hornets are clearly on top, having won 33 and lost only 9 of the 51 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in September 2004, with Reading inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Hornets in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Reading||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Watford||0-1||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 21 Sep||Reading||0 - 3||Watford||LGEC|
|2003/2004||Sun 09 May||Watford||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 29 Nov||Reading||2 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 30 Apr||Watford||0 - 3||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 23 Nov||Reading||1 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The away form of Reading however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Royals, and 6 goals against.
Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 7 points from 4 games. Reading are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 4 games giving them a return of 9 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Watford's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Reading. Away win
|Watford||5 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Reading||8 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.