Rotherham United vs Watford Betting Tips & Predictions

Rotherham United vs Watford Betting

The top end of the table meets the bottom end as Watford prepare to face off against Rotherham in the Championship. Rotherham are 2nd with 32 points after 32 games. Watford ranks as a up to scratch 2nd in the table on 69 points.

Entering the match as a favorite Watford will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in Championship.

Stats and facts for Rotherham and Watford.

  • teamlogoRotherham United has lost the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoRotherham United has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • teamlogoRotherham United has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
  • teamlogoRotherham United conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches.
  • teamlogoWatford has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoWatford has won in the last 7 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoWatford scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Watford’s last 3 of 5 matches.


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Form Rotherham vs Watford

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Rotherham in serious trouble

Their current run of 3 points from a possible 18 for Rotherham will not be enough to get the juices flowing among supporters. In their last 3 matches Rotherham lost 1-0 to Nottingham F., followed by a 1-0 defeat against Reading. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday.

Rotherham finally found the inspiration

Watford go into this encounter high on confidence following 5 wins in the last 6 games. In their 3 latest outings Watford managed to get a rather comfortable 2-0 home win to Wycombe and went on to a 1-0 win against Nottingham F.. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Cardiff.

On the back of these results and with Rotherham performing poorly, siding with Watford at odds 1.75 is the obvious way to go.

Rotherham 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 have the edge

Watford not only managed to beat Rotherham in their last two meetings in the Championship. They also kept a clean sheet on the way winning 2-0 in December 2020 and 3-0 in February 2015. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 4 of the last 10 matches. Watford go into the match with a 5-3-2 advantage against Rotherham in the Championship.

Current standings

Rotherham lie 2nd in the table on 32 points after 32 matches. 37 points ahead after 36 matches Watford find themselves in a decent 2nd place.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Rotherham to win pays out at 4.75, the best prize for a draw is 3.60, while an away win for Watford returns you odds 1.75. Rotherham won 2 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 Rotherham averaged 2.9 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 1.9 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 48%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.10 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.73. Rotherham’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.9 goals a game. 6 of Rotherham’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Watford’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.9 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Watford went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer


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