What is the predicted XI for Watford vs Stoke City?
Watford Predicted XI (4-1-4-1): Ben Foster (GK); Kiko Femenia, Ben Wilmot, William Troost-Ekong, Jeremy Ngakia, Nathan Chalobah; Ken Sema, Tom Cleverley, James Garner, Andre Grey; Troy Deeney Stoke City’s home form has been indifferent up to this point, while Watford have also been uncharacteristically poor on the road.
What happened to Stoke City and Watford last time out?
Watford will hope their win last time out can serve as a springboard for a fine run of form as they look to move into the next round of the EFL Cup. Meanwhile, Stoke City failed to return to winning ways last time out as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Derby County.
What’s at stake for Stoke City and Watford in EFL Championship?
Stoke City and Watford will trade tackles at the Bet 365 Stadium on Friday, with three points at stake in the EFL Championship. With 25 matchdays gone, both sides harbor hopes of securing promotion. The hosts currently sit in eighth spot, just five points outside the playoff spots, while Watford are four places ahead in fourth.
What has Watford lost the last two meetings with Norwich City?
Having lost the last two meetings between the sides, the visitors will head into the game seeking to get one over their hosts. Watford returned to winning ways in the Premier League as they claimed a comfortable 3-1 win away to Norwich City last time out.
Watford vs Stoke – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Watford overcame a sequence of back-to-back losses with a 3-1 defeat over Norwich City at Carrow Road. Stoke City, meanwhile, went two matches without a win following the 2-1 loss against Derby County.
Watford vs Stoke: Watford looking to match the achievements of 19-20?
Watford have had a habit of coming close to the final stages of the EFL Cup. The highlights of the team where the semifinal appearance against Liverpool in the 2004-05 season and reaching the quarter-finals against Spurs in the 2008-09 season.
EFL Cup Analysis for Watford vs Stoke
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Stoke City vs Watford Head-to-Head
This will be the 38th meeting between the two sides and their head-to-head record is fairly even. The two teams have 15 wins apiece and seven draws.
Stoke City vs Watford Team News
The Potters have four players sidelined by injury. Morgan Fox (hamstring), Tyrese Campbell (knee), Niki Maenpaa (hand), and Lee Gregory (groin) will all be unavailable for selection.
Stoke City vs Watford Predicted XI
Stoke City Predicted XI (3-5-2): Josef Bursik (GK), Danny Batth, Harry Souttar, Nathan Collins; Rhys Norrington-Davies, Jordan Thompson, John Obi Mikel, Joe Allen, Rabbi Matondo; Nick Powell, Jacob Brown
Stoke City vs Watford Prediction
Stoke City’s home form has been indifferent up to this point, while Watford have also been uncharacteristically poor on the road.
Watford vs Stoke Prediction Verdict
After a thorough analysis of stats, recent form and H2H through BetClan’s algorithm, as well as, tipsters advice for the match Watford vs Stoke this is our Prediction:
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The mathematical analysis predicts a victory for Watford for winner market with 56%.
For the correct score market the prediction says 1:0 to be the exact final score with 10%.
For asian handicap the algorithm predictions Home -0.5 in the end of the game with 26%.
Having suffered three successive defeats in the Premier League, Watford were under pressure to deliver a performance and result away at Norwich City on Saturday afternoon.
Xisco is unable to call upon midfielder Peter Etebo, who cannot face his parent club due to the terms of his loan deal.
We say: Watford 2-1 Stoke City
With both teams making an array of alterations, this is a difficult match to predict. No-one would be surprised with a penalty shootout, but we are going to back the Hornets to prevail by the odd goal in three.
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