Cardiff take on Watford for a match in the Championship this coming Saturday at Cardiff City Stadium. Cardiff lie 8th in the table on 54 points after 35 matches. 12 points ahead after 35 games Watford find themselves in a satisfactory 3rd place.
Cardiff aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Watford on Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Cardiff and Watford.
- Cardiff City unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row;
- Cardiff City has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Cardiff City unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Cardiff City scored in the last 13 of 15 matches.
- Watford has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Watford’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Watford scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Watford’s last 3 matches in the row.
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Form Cardiff vs Watford
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Cardiff continue to collect points.
Cardiff look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their previous 3 matches Cardiff split the points in a 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough and went on to a 4-0 win against Derby. Their latest match served up a 0-0 draw with Huddersfield.
Watford continue to sparkle.
Watford look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win in the league last week. In their previous 3 matches Watford went down 1-0 in a match against Bournemouth and went on to a 2-0 win against Wycombe. Their latest match served up a 1-0 win against Nottingham F..
It has the look of an equal match up, however Watford still seem better value for a win here than ill-performing Cardiff.
Cardiff v Watford Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Watford were left emptyhanded, when Cardiff handed them a 1-0 defeat in their last Championship encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 4-2 win. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Cardiff have been slightly more succesful than Watford in recent meetings in the Championship. With a 5-3-2 advantage going into this match, betting on Cardiff has often proved the profitable way to go.
Cardiff lie 8th in the table on 54 points after 35 games. 12 points ahead after 35 matches Watford find themselves in a reasonable 3rd place.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Cardiff to win pays out at 3.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Watford returns you odds 2.40. Cardiff won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Watford lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Cardiff averaged 3.3 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Watford the average total goals were 1.6 with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 43%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.30 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.60. Cardiff’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 3.3 goals a game. 7 of Cardiff’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Watford’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.6 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Watford went over 2.5 goals.