Watford vs Chelsea Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another Premier League weekend comes to a close when Watford take on Chelsea at Vicarage Road on Monday night and we will enjoy in very good game of football. Both teams will play aggressive football in the midfield and it will be a true football fight for the points with lots of excitements and thrills.
Watford play with some oscillating in form this season, but currently they are not in good form. New manager Javi Garcia is still waiting for his first win at Watford, but looks like this game will be a hard job for the hosts. The hosts have earned just six points from 12 games since late November and they have to play much better because they are just three points above the relegation zone. Their 11th place spot may sound comfortable, but if they continue with bad results they will have big problems.
On the other side Chelsea may not be in very good form right now but they are closer to win all three points on Monday night. Chelsea suffered an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge and now it will be must win for them. The Blues have collected just five points from last four games and all players are eager to beat Watford in this round. They have won only two of their nine competitive matches in 2018. Chelsea have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches against Watford in all competitions and it will be their main objective for this game. Chelsea could include new signing Olivier Giroud in the staring lineup and all expect from him to be a great signing.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Chelsea have much better records in previous meetings. The Blues have won 9 of their last 11 matches against Watford in all competitions. Seven of the last eight meetings between two sides were finished with over 2.5 goals scored. Chelsea’s last trip to Vicarage Road saw the club get a late 2-1 win. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win some money on Monday night.
Watford manager Javi Garcia: "I always want to win and it is always the same pressure. It doesn't matter what club we play against."
Watford have lots of missing players for the match against Chelsea. Tommie Hoban, Craig Cathcart, Nathaniel Chalobah and Heurelho Gomes are injured and they will not play on Monday night. Didier Ndong is suspended and he is another one player who can't play. Younes Kaboul, Kiko Femenía, Will Hughes, Miguel Britos and Molla Wagué are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Chelsea have several missing players for the match against Watford. David Luiz and Andreas Christensen are injured and they can't play on Monday. Álvaro Morata, Willian and Ross Barkley are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are eager to win all three points on Monday.
Possible starting lineups
Watford: Karnezis; Holebas, Kabasele, Prodl, Mariappa; Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra; Richarlison, Deeney, Deulofeu
Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Hazard; Giroud
Watford vs Chelsea Prediction
We expect one interesting and exciting football game and a true football fight for the points. Maybe Chelsea are not in top form, but they must be a favorites on this match. The hosts like to play aggressive football and they will try to score at least one goal. Watford are in poor form and have failed to win 11 of their last 12 Premier League matches. If they want to collect some points here then must score and all players know that. On the other side Chelsea play with some oscillating in form and they have won just one from the last four Premier League matches. All players are highly motivated after debacle in the last round at Stamford Bridge and they will play aggressive football from the first minute.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Watford vs Chelsea Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from the Blues to score a goal more and our second betting pick for the match is Chelsea to win. Our risky bet goes on correct score 1-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.