FM Preview: Watford v Middlesbrough 28 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 27th April 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Watford take on Middlesbrough in a Championship match on 28th April 2012 at 12:30.
History of the Watford v Middlesbrough fixture
Middlesbrough face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Boro have recorded 5 wins, and Watford have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road was just last season, in September 2010, with Watford running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Watford||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Watford||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Watford||3-1||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Watford||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||Watford||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Middlesbrough||4 - 1||Watford||Premiership|
|2006/2007||Sat 04 Nov||Watford||2 - 0||Middlesbrough||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Watford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Hornets have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Boro have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Watford see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 61 points from their 45 games played so far,
Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 70 from their 45 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Boro out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Watford. Away win
|Watford||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Middlesbrough||4 games since last defeat.
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