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Watford v Cardiff City Tips, Predictions and Odds

Watford host Cardiff City in matchday 16 of the Championship on Saturday 5th December, 3:00pm at Vicarage Road. The hosts currently sit in 3rd place in the table having lost against Cardiff City 0-1 last time out, while the visitors are in 12th after their 0-1 win against Watford.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Watford have a 46% chance of beating Cardiff City

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Watford
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Cardiff
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Watford have won 60% of their last 20 home league games and Cardiff have lost 25% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Cardiff won away in the league was 5 games ago against Preston. The last time Watford lost a home league game was 8 matches ago against Man City.

Watford last kept a clean sheet at home 6 games ago, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 4 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 12 league games Watford has won at home, they scored first 9 times. Of the 5 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 5 times.

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Watford
6TH
w
H
1 - 0
d
H
1 - 1
w
H
2 - 0
l
H
0 - 1
w
H
4 - 1
w
H
3 - 2
Watford have won 12, drawn 4 and lost 4 of their last 20 home games
33
F
23
A
Cardiff
15TH
l
H
2 - 1
l
H
2 - 0
w
H
1 - 2
w
H
0 - 1
l
H
1 - 0
d
H
1 - 1
Cardiff have won 11, drawn 3 and lost 6 of their last 20 away games
26
F
18
A
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Watford
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Cardiff
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
 
1-0
Apr 20
Norwich2314541147
 
1-2
 
2-0
May 8
 
2-1
Swansea2312741443
 
0-2
Mar 20
 
1-1
Feb 27
Bournemouth2311931942
 
1-1
Feb 24
 
1-1
May 1
Brentford2211831541
 
2-3
Apr 20
Apr 10
 
1-0
Reading231247640
 
1-2
Apr 17
-
-
Watford H221075837
Mar 13
 
0-1
 
1-0
Apr 5
M'Boro2210661036
 
1-1
Feb 27
 
3-2
Jan 22
Stoke23986435
Mar 16
 
1-2
Jan 19
 
1-0
Barnsley231049-234
 
3-0
Jan 27
Feb 13
 
0-0
Bristol C221039-133
 
0-1
Feb 6
 
3-1
Feb 24
Blackburn239591132
Apr 10
 
0-0
 
4-1
Feb 16
Preston2310211-132
Feb 20
 
0-1
 
2-0
 
2-0
Huddersfield239410-431
 
3-0
Mar 6
 
1-0
Apr 17
Luton23869-630
 
4-0
Feb 16
 
0-1
Mar 13
Cardiff A22859429
-
-
Apr 24
Jan 26
Millwall225116-226
Jan 30
 
1-1
 
3-2
Feb 6
Coventry23689-926
Feb 13
 
1-0
Jan 30
 
1-1
QPR23599-824
Jan 20
 
3-2
Mar 20
 
0-1
Birmingham235810-1223
 
3-2
May 1
Mar 6
 
0-0
Nottm Forest235711-1022
Apr 2
 
0-2
Apr 2
 
0-0
Sheff Wed236710-819
 
0-2
Apr 5
Feb 20
 
0-1
Derby224711-1019
Mar 2
 
1-1
 
2-0
Mar 16
Rotherham204412-1016
May 8
TBA
Mar 3
 
1-1
Wycombe233614-1915
Apr 24
 
2-1
Watford v Cardiff City 10 game form stats.
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10 GAME FORM STATS
×
WATFORD
6TH
|
CARDIFF
15TH
Attacking
WAT
CAR
Games won
3
4
Games scored
6
8
Scored first
5
4
Clean sheets
2
4
Goals scored
13
16
Avg goals scored
1.3
1.6
Avg shots per game
10.0
13.0
Avg shots per goal
8.0
8.0
Conversion rate for
9%
11%
Defensive
WAT
CAR
Games lost
2
3
Games conceded
8
6
Conceded first
3
6
Games failed to score
4
2
Goals conceded
10
8
Avg goals conceded
1.0
0.8
Avg shots per game
10.0
8.0
Avg shots per goal
10.0
10.0
Conversion rate
10%
9%
WAT
CAR
Form Stats Ranking
3
13
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 12% chance of the full time result being a 1-1 draw

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

H 1-0
0%
0.00
D 0-0
0%
0.00
A 0-1
0%
0.00
H 2-0
0%
0.00
D 1-1
0%
0.00
A 0-2
0%
0.00
H 2-1
0%
0.00
D 2-2
0%
0.00
A 1-2
0%
0.00
H 3-0
0%
0.00
D 3-3
0%
0.00
A 0-3
0%
0.00
H 3-1
0%
0.00
D 4-4
0%
0.00
A 1-3
0%
0.00
H 3-2
0%
0.00
A 2-3
0%
0.00
H 4-0
0%
0.00
A 0-4
0%
0.00
H 4-1
0%
0.00
A 1-4
0%
0.00
H 4-2
0%
0.00
A 2-4
0%
0.00
H 4-3
0%
0.00
A 3-4
0%
0.00
H 5-0
0%
0.00
A 0-5
0%
0.00
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CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS:

Watford have scored 2 goals or more in 11 of their last 20 home games. Cardiff have conceded at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 20 away games.

Watford have conceded 1 goal or less in 14 of their last 20 home league games. Cardiff have scored 1 goal or less in 11 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Watford
6TH
0-4
1-3
0-1
2-3
1-1
1-1
1-1
0-0
1-0
3-2
3-2
1-0
1-0
2-1
2-1
2-1
2-0
4-1
3-1
3-0
Cardiff
15TH
2-0
2-0
2-0
2-1
1-0
3-2
1-1
1-1
0-0
1-2
0-1
0-1
1-2
0-1
0-1
0-2
1-3
1-3
0-2
0-3
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 52% chance of both teams to score in this match

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

BTTS yes
0%
0.00
BTTS No
0%
0.00
BTTS + draw
0%
0.00
BTTS + away
0%
0.00
BTTS + home
0%
0.00

BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS

55% of Watford's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 7, drew 2 and lost 2 of those games.

50% of Cardiff's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 4, drew 2 and lost 4 of those games.

The last time Watford failed to score at home in the league was a 0-4 loss to Man City in July this year.

The last time Cardiff kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 1-0 win against Preston in October this year.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Watford
6TH
Both teams to score
In Watford's last 20 home games both teams have scored 12 times, and both teams have not scored 8 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.65
Avg. goals against:
1.15
Cardiff
15TH
Both teams to score
In Cardiff's last 20 away games both teams have scored 8 times, and both teams have not scored 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.3
Avg. goals against:
0.9
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 51% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Over 2.5
0%
0.00
Under 2.5
0%
0.00

OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

Watford's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.9 goals a game. Cardiff's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.7 goals a game.

Watford have scored on average at home in the league 1.7 goals a game and conceded on average 1.2 goals.

Cardiff have scored on average away in the league 1.5 goals a game and conceded on average 1.2 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Watford
6TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Watford's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 11 times, and under 2.5 goals 9 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.65
Avg. goals against:
1.15
Cardiff
15TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Cardiff's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 7 times, and under 2.5 goals 13 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.3
Avg. goals against:
0.9
WATFORD v CARDIFF CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Watford
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Cardiff
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00
WAT
H
3 - 2
CAR
H
0 - 1
DRAW
H
0 - 0
DRAW
H
1 - 1
WAT
H
4 - 1
CAR
H
0 - 4

LAST TIME OUT:
Watford lost their last Championship match 0-1. Cardiff City won their's 0-1.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Watford 0-1 Cardiff City
Watford's last match was in the Championship against Cardiff City on Saturday 5th December at Vicarage Road. They lost the game 0-1.

Watford's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Ben Foster
DEF: Christian Kabasele, Ben Wilmot, William Troost-Ekong
MID: Ken Sema, James Garner, Tom Cleverley
FWD: Ismaila Sarr, Joao Pedro, Troy Deeney

In the Championship this season, this Watford XI has played 144 matches and scored 18 goals.

This Championship line-up has 813 all-time Championship appearances and 167 goals.

Watford 0-1 Cardiff City
Cardiff City's last match was in the Championship against Watford on Saturday 5th December at Vicarage Road. They won the game 0-1 with a goal from Kieffer Moore.

Cardiff City's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Alex Smithies
DEF: Joe Bennett, Will Vaulks, Curtis Nelson, Sean Morrison, Mark Harris
MID: Leandro Bacuna, Joe Ralls, Sheyi Ojo
FWD: Harry Wilson, Kieffer Moore

In the Championship this season, this Cardiff City XI has played 188 matches and scored 22 goals.

This Championship line-up has 837 all-time Championship appearances and 80 goals.

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