Cardiff vs Watford – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 31, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 31, 2022

Cardiff go up against Watford at Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday in the Championship. With 26 points after 17 games, Watford currently sit 7th in the Championship standings. Cardiff play catch-up as they recorded 21 points in 17 matches, putting them up as 17th before their upcoming clash.

Cardiff vs Watford Stats

  • Cardiff have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Cardiff have lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Cardiff have not won the last 3 matches in a row
  • Cardiff have not won 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • Cardiff have not scored in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Watford have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Watford have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Watford have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches

Cardiff vs Watford Lineups

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In their last three games, Cardiff lost 3-0 against QPR, got defeated 2-0 by Swansea before winning 1-0 against Rotherham. In their last six Championship home matches, Cardiff have two wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost two. They scored four and conceded four goals. Cardiff are among the three teams scoring the least goals at home in the Championship this season. They managed six goals at the Cardiff City Stadium, while conceding four.

Watford won twice in their last three matches but began by losing 3-0 against Millwall, before beating Luton 4-0. Another win followed, this time by 0-1 against Wigan. In their last six away matches in the Championship, Watford won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying nine goals conceded and seven scored. No team have split the points as many times on their travels as Watford have this season in the Championship. They have so far collected no less than four draws.

Cardiff vs Watford H2H

Cardiff were defeated by 1-2 in their last encounter with Watford but did win the reverse match 1-0. Cardiff won four matches and Watford won four matches of the latest ten encounters. Watford came out 2-1 winners in the most recent meeting, though, and the bookies’ best betting odds on another away win at full-time are at 2.37.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Cardiff won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing two and losing three as well. Watford won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew four and lost four in this run. In their previous 10 away matches, Watford claimed two wins to nil.

Both Teams to Score

Watford won 1-2 the last time, they faced Cardiff, who won the match before that when Cardiff claimed a 1-0 win. Both teams to score came out seven times in the past ten matches between Cardiff and Watford. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

In the last ten encounters between Cardiff and Watford over 2.5 goals came out five times, as Cardiff averaged 1.4 goals a game. Watford scored an average of 1.5 goals in these, while both teams scored seven times. Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Cardiff, who scored an average of 0.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.6 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.