Watford vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Tips & Predictions

Watford takes on Reading for a match in the Championship this coming Friday at Vicarage Road Stadium. Watford lies 2nd in the table on 75 points from 38 games. 13 points behind following the first 38 matches. Reading finds themselves in 6th place.

It has been a few rounds since Reading last taste of success in the Championship and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Watford.

Stats and facts for Watford and Reading.

  • teamlogoWatford has won the last 5 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoWatford has won the last 5 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoWatford has won in the last 9 of 10 matches;
  • teamlogoWatford has won in the last 8 of 9 matches at home.
  • teamlogoReading did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Reading’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoReading scored in the last 9 of 11 matches.


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Form Watford vs Reading

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

Watford keep on winning.

Watford go into this encounter high on confidence following 5 wins in the last 6 matches. In their last 3 matches Watford won 2-1 against Cardiff, followed by a 4-1 win against Rotherham. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 win against Birmingham.

Reading looking for more.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Reading who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings Reading ended with a 1-1 draw against Nottingham F. and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Birmingham. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw against Queens P.R..

Watford v Reading Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Don’t expect goals

Watford were left emptyhanded, when Reading 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 4-1 win. Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. Watford have won 40%, while Reading have won 30% of their last 10 encounters in the Championship resulting in a total of 4-3-3.

Current standings

Watford find themselves placed 2nd in the table on 75 points from 38 matches. In 6th place Reading are 13 points behind in the standings.

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