Watford vs Rotherham – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 16, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 16, 2023

The Championship clash at Vicarage Road Stadium this coming Saturday sees home team Watford battling it out for the win against Rotherham. Watford are third in the Championship standings after collecting 43 points from their initial 27 encounters. Rotherham trail them on 30 points after 27 rounds, leaving them as number 19 in the table.

Watford vs Rotherham Stats

  • In 11 of the last 13 Watford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 Watford matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 4 Watford home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 Watford home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Watford have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
  • Rotherham have lost the last 3 away matches in a row without scoring a goal
  • In 14 of the last 16 Rotherham away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Rotherham have lost the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
  • Rotherham have not won 11 of the last 12 matches
  • Rotherham have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches

Watford vs Rotherham Lineups

Watford vs Rotherham Preview

Third-placed Watford added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat Norwich by 0-1. Their next match left them empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat against Reading, followed up by a 2-0 win against Blackpool. Watford won three of their previous six matches at Vicarage Road Stadium in the Championship. They drew one and suffered two defeats, scoring eight goals to three against.

19th-placed Rotherham collected one win from their last three matches, as Millwall won by 3-0. Ipswich were too strong as well, winning 4-1 before Rotherham won 4-0 against Blackburn. In their last six Championship away matches, Rotherham failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn one and lost four, scoring four while also conceding 12 times. Rotherham are among the 1 worst away teams in the Championship, with a gloomy 11 points collected on their travels. They managed to score eight times, while also conceding 22.

Watford vs Rotherham H2H

Neither Watford nor Rotherham managed a breakthrough when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 4.30. Watford tend to have the upper hand against Rotherham, grabbing all three points six times in ten matches. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 1.59.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

Watford claimed a modest five wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing three. Rotherham won two of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost six of the games in this run. Of the previous 10 outings away from home, Rotherham scored the opening goal five times, whereas their hosts were first on target in six of their last 10 games on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

Neither Watford nor Rotherham managed a breakthrough when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 4.30.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came up three times in the previous ten encounters between Watford and Rotherham, as Watford scored 1.6 goals on average per game and Rotherham averaged 0.5 goals. Both teams scored four times in these matches. Watford saw over 2.5 goals in one of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of Rotherham’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.

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