FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Watford 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Watford fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Watford at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 51.92% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in November 2010, as the Eagles squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Watford 0 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Watford 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Crystal Palace 3-2 Watford Championship
2009/2010 Tue 30 Mar Watford 1 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Watford 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Watford 4 - 3 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 40 points from their 30 games played so far,

Watford see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 40 points from their 31 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 0 4 2 5 7 4
Watford 6 3 1 2 8 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Watford 5 games since last defeat.

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