FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 09 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Watford fixture

West Ham Utd. prepare to entertain Watford at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Hammers have tasted victory on 14 of the 17 occasions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was earlier this season, with Watford inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Hammers in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 27 JanWest Ham Utd.0-1WatfordFAC
2006/2007Tue 22 AugWatford1 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 08 MayWatford1 - 2West Ham Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 27 NovWest Ham Utd.3 - 2WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Sat 01 MayWest Ham Utd.4 - 0WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Sat 22 NovWatford0 - 0West Ham Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 04 MarWatford1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Hammers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Watford's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Hornets have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 20 points from their 26 games thus far. Watford find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 25 games have yielded only 15 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

West Ham Utd. are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.