The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Premier League when Manchester City face off against Watford. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Premier League. Watford rank as number 17 in the table on 13 points after 14 matches. With 14 rounds behind them, The Citizens have amassed 32 points and sit 2 in the Premier League.
With 4 defeats from their last 6 matches, the mood around the Watford camp could probably be a lot better. They need to up their game or prepare for more disappointment when facing Manchester City on home ground.
Watford enter their next Premier League match, averaging a decent 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 16 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times.
The Citizens travel to their coming match this coming Saturday, having performed a tolerable average of 1.8 goals in 10 matches. They scored a total of 18 goals, whilst shipping 7 goals against. An average of 0.7 goals against a game. They hung on to 5 clean sheets in this streak. While it might look straightforward, we have all the betting predictions you need!
Stats and facts for Watford and Manchester City.
- Watford has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Watford conceded the last 24 matches in a row;
- Watford conceded in the last 28 of 30 matches;
- Watford conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home.
- Manchester City has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City has won in the last 6 of 7 matches.
Current form — Watford v. Manchester City
Watford struggling for results.
Watford will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. Watford have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 4-1 victory against Manchester United. Unable to follow that up, they went down 4-2 against Leicester, before handing over all 3 points in a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea.
Watford in serious trouble
Manchester City keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. Manchester City have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. PSG got left behind in a 2-1 win, before West Ham got hammered in a 2-1 victory. Aston Villa was the most recent victim in a 1-2 win for Manchester City.
Watford v. Manchester City — fixture history
Manchester City blew Watford to smithereens in their most recent meetings in the Premier League hammering them 4-0 and 8-0. No doubt worth keeping in mind before settling on your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy. Watford enter the match against Manchester City with a 0-0-10 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Watford, with The Citizens victorious in 100% of the last 10 encounters. The last 10 matches between Watford and Manchester City have been highly entertaining when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 4 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the Premier League standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 19 points. Watford cannot squeeze past Manchester City in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Manchester City, number 2 on 32 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Joshua King. He is one of the Watford players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 5 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Manchester City.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Bernardo Silva to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Bernardo Silva netted 3 goals for Manchester City in their latest matches.