Watford vs Newcastle Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Saturday, Watford will host Newcastle at the Vicarage Road. This is a clash between two teams from the middle of the table so a lot of quality football is to be expected.
Watford are placed ninth at the table with twenty-seven points from eight wins, three draws, and eight losses. In the week behind us, they ended their three-game unbeaten streak when they lost to Chelsea by the score of 1-2. Hazard scored the first goal of the match in the stoppage time of the first half and just two minutes later, Pereyra got Watford the equalizer. Mid-second half, Hazard scored once again, this time from the penalty spot, and with his goal brought the team all three precious points.
Newcastle hold the number fifteen spot at the table with seventeen points and a negative goal difference of -12. So far in the season, they have gotten four wins, five draws, and ten losses. In the most recent round, they faced Liverpool and were defeated by the score of 4-0. Liverpool showed why they are the best team in the league. Lovren opened the goal scoring sheet just elven minute into the match. Early in the second half, Salah increased the lead when he scored from the penalty spot and Shaqiri and Fabinho added a goal each before the final whistle.
When it comes to the previous matches between the two sides, Watford have been the better one having won four of the previous five outings between them. Newcastle have won the most recent game that they’ve played by the score of 1-0. At home, against Newcastle, Watford have a record of a draw, a loss, and three consecutive wins. Their most recent outing at the Vicarage Road took place in May of 2018 when Watford got the win by the score of 2-1.
Watford don't have many missing players for the match against Newcastle United. Adalberto Peñaranda and Andre Gray are injured and they will not play on the match. Will Hughes, Sebastian Prödl, Daryl Janmaat and Christian Kabasele are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play.
On the other side Newcastle also have several missing players for this game. Karl Darlow and Ciaran Clark are injured and they can't help their team. Florian Lejeune and Jonjo Shelvey are doubtful for the match. Ki Sung-yueng is another one player who will not play on this match. All other players are available to play and they are highly motivated to play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Watford: Foster; Holebas, Cathcart, Mariappa, Femenia; Capoue, Doucoure; Pereyra, Sema; Deulofeu, Deeney
Newcastle: Dubravka; Yedlin, Fernandez, Schar, Lascelles, Dummett; Ritchie, Hayden, Diame, Kenedy; Rondon
Watford vs Newcastle Prediction
Another one very interesting and exciting football game in the Premier League on Saturday. Both teams play with some oscillating in form this season and this match is going to be a true football fight of the points. Watford have won their last 3 home matches against Newcastle in all competitions and they are in full of confidence before this game. They don't play aggressive in defending and their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more. They have played with over 2.5 goals scored in their last 9 home matches. On the other side The Toon have won just one of the last six matches and it will be another one hard game for them.
So, our prediction and betting tips for the match Watford vs Newcastle Prediction: Watford to win. We expect from Watford to beat Toon, but also expect from both teams to score. Our second betting pick for the match is Both sides to score. Our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.