Brentford will be taking on visiting team Watford at Brentford Community Stadium in a Premier League tie this coming Friday. Brentford step onto the pitch at 13th in the Premier League table on 17 points following 15 rounds. Watford are number 17 in the standings with 13 points after 15 matches.
Times are tough for both Brentford and Watford these days in the Premier League. Both have their eyes fixed on this upcoming match to boost morale.
Brentford go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 1.4 goals per game in their last 7 matches. They scored a mundane total of 14 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Watford are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors this coming Friday managed a bearable 14 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1.4 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 21 goals. They claimed 0 clean sheets as they averaged 2.1 against per match. Let's get into the BetFootball tips and predictions for this first Premier league game of the weekend!
Facts and figures for Brentford vs Watford in Premier League.
- Brentford conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Brentford scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Brentford's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Both teams scored in Brentford's last 5 of 7 matches.
- Watford has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Watford has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches;
- Watford conceded the last 25 matches in a row;
- Watford conceded the last 15 matches in a row when playing away.
Current form — Brentford v. Watford
Brentford look for way out
In has been a bit of everything for Brentford in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Everton by 1-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Tottenham, before an encounter with Leeds produced a 2-2 draw.
Trouble looms for Watford
Watford have had to endure a tough spell in their last 3 matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 4-2 by Leicester, before Chelsea ran out 1-2 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Manchester City, who came out 1-3 winners.
Brentford have put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings we call a home win here. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 2.00. Should your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 3.75. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.50.
Brentford v. Watford — fixture history
Having never before shared a spot in the same division this is the first time Brentford comes up against Watford.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Brentford and Watford are currently 4 points and 4 places apart. Brentford will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Watford this coming Friday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Watford will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Brentford and Watford.
Man of the Moment
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Ivan Toney. He is one of the Brentford players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Watford.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Emmanuel Dennis to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Emmanuel Dennis netted 3 goals for Watford in their latest matches.