Watford vs Sunderland – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 16, 2022

Watford enjoy home advantage when visitors Sunderland swing by on Saturday for a Championship clash.

Watford vs Sunderland Stats

  • Watford have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Watford have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Watford played, both teams scored
  • Watford have not lost 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Watford have conceded in the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Sunderland have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Sunderland have scored in 6 of the last 8 away matches
  • Sunderland have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches

Watford vs Sunderland Lineups

Watford vs Sunderland Preview

Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Watford at the moment. Against Middlesbrough, they came out on top in a 2-1 win, before drawing 1-1 against Rotherham. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 2-0 defeat against Blackburn. In their last six Championship home matches, Watford racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored nine and conceded four goals.

Six points is what Sunderland have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Rotherham by 3-0. This was followed by a 1-0 defeat against Middlesbrough, before winning 0-3 against Reading. In their last six Championship away matches, Sunderland have three wins, they’ve drawn zero and lost one three. They scored nine while also conceding seven times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats. No team won as many matches when playing away as Sunderland have so far in the Championship this season. A total of three matches were won on away soil.

Watford vs Sunderland H2H

The latest encounter between these two teams was a belter of a 4-2 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest this coming Saturday? Watford have a 0% win rate against Sunderland, who won two of these matches. The total record reads 0-2-2, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Betting

There is clearly value in the both teams not to score market with the bookmakers. Both sides scored in only two of the last 10 home league matches for Watford. In six of the previous 10 league games away for Sunderland, both teams found the back of the net.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Watford played against Sunderland. It finished 4-2 in a great Championship match between the pair.

Over/Under Tips

In the past four encounters between Watford and Sunderland over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Watford scoring an average of 1.25 goals per game. Sunderland averaged 2.25 goals, while both teams scored three times. Over 2.5 goals happened in two of Watford’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Sunderland played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these 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.