Liverpool vs Watford Premier League Predictions

Premier League Liverpool vs Watford
Liverpool vs Watford Premier League

The match is over.
Score: 5-0.

Premier League title chasing Liverpool welcome Watford to Anfield on Wednesday night in one of the midweek round of fixtures more interesting spectacles. The Hornets have been in good form themselves this season but will be clear underdogs for the encounter on Merseyside.

Predictions

Liverpool are looking to pick up winning momentum as they go into the final third of the Premier League campaign.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have the title in their sights and they are locked in an intriguing title race with reigning champions Manchester City.

However, Watford represent a dangerous opponent who are in strong form, having lost just one game in their last ten in all competitions.

Javi Gracia’s side are currently eighth in the division and have lost just one away match since 1 December, so will be no pushovers.

The hosts will be favourites to continue their push towards the title to possessing home advantage, superior form and quality over Watford.

The home side are favourites to win this game although it may not be comfortable – a 2-1 triumph for the Reds would appear a likely outcome from it.

Betting Tips

This has been the outcome in three of Liverpool’s last four games in all competitions while for Watford it has happened in five of the last six. The visitors are likely to sit deep in this game and it is unlikely to have many goals.

The Hornets have lost just two of their last 14 matches across all competitions and each of those losses was by 2-1 – against Tottenham and Chelsea. This is a side in form and who are always competitive regardless of their opponents, so these are among the best online betting odds for this round of fixtures.

Statistics

Head to Head

Liverpool won 3-0 at Vicarage Road earlier in the season but the game was still scoreless with just 23 minutes remaining. Watford’s last victory at Anfield was a 1-0 triumph back in 1999.

Stats

  • Liverpool have won 11 of their 13 home games this season and are unbeaten in the process – the second-best home record in the division this season.
  • Watford’s away record is mixed – they have won four of their 13 games on the road and collected 17 points – the division’s ninth strongest record.
  • Liverpool have the strongest defensive record in the division with just 15 goals conceded – one of only five sides to concede fewer goals than the Hornets.
  • Watford have lost just one of their last six matches away from home.

Aspiring football journalist who realised he could put his vast knowledge towards gambling and making some money. With years spent on Football Manager, his boyhood obsession has carried over into his adult life and he's proven his mum that all that time spent playing a game wasn't to be wasted. A European football expert, James writes about anything on the continent and has began expanding his knowledge to other leagues in South America, Asia and the USA.

All Predictions by James Cooke

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