Blackpool vs Watford – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 6, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 6, 2022

We are zooming in on Blackpool and Watford, as the duo face each other at Bloomfield Road on Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Championship clash. With 17 points after 12 games, Watford currently rank 10th in the Championship standings. Blackpool play catch-up as they recorded 12 points in 12 matches, putting them 21st before their upcoming clash.

Blackpool vs Watford Stats

  • Blackpool have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Blackpool have not won 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Blackpool have lost 7 of the last 9 home matches
  • Blackpool have conceded in 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Blackpool have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Watford have not won 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • Watford have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Watford have not lost 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches

Blackpool vs Watford Lineups

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A single point is all Blackpool have to show from their last three games, where they came up short, losing 2-1 and 0-1 against Millwall and Norwich respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 0-0 against Sunderland. Blackpool have just a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Championship matches at Bloomfield Road. They also drew 1 and lost 4 of these six encounters, in which they scored 4 and conceded 8 goals. Blackpool have been unable to turn Bloomfield Road into a fortress this season. They are one of the worst home teams in the Championship with just 4 points collected.

Watford were able to add four points to their account from their last three matches, which brought home four points. They first shared the points in a 2-2 draw with Sunderland, before claiming three points in a 0-4 win against Stoke. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Swansea. In their last six Championship away matches, Watford failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn 4 and lost 1, scoring 7 while also conceding 5 times.

Blackpool vs Watford H2H

Watford celebrated two wins against Blackpool in their most recent meetings, outclassing their next opponent by 7-2 and 1-0. Blackpool won 4 matches and Watford won 3 matches of the latest 10 encounters. Watford came out 7-2 winners in the most recent meeting, though, and the bookies’ best betting odds on another away win at full-time are at 2.15.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Bloomfield Road saw Blackpool winning 2, drawing 1 and losing 7 of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Watford won 1 of their 10 most recent away games, drew 4 and lost 5. Watford probably have a good feeling about scoring on Saturday with Blackpool managing one lousy clean sheet in the previous 10 home games. The visitors fought their way to 2 clean sheets in their previous 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Watford beat Blackpool twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 7-2 and 1-0, respectively. Both teams scored 5 times in the previous 10 matches between home side Blackpool and Watford. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.80.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet 5 times in the 10 encounters most recent outings between Blackpool and Watford. More than two goals came out 6 times, as Blackpool scored 1.4 goals on average, with Watford pulling off 1.9 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals came out 4 times in the 10 matches across the tournaments for Blackpool, who scored an average of 0.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in 5 of the visitor’s last 10 games this season. On average, they scored 1.3 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.