FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Watford 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Crystal Palace and Watford in the Championship on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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