Crystal Palace face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 52 games played, Eagles have recorded 15 wins, and Watford have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Tue 09 Nov||Crystal Palace||3 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 30 Mar||Watford||1 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Crystal Palace||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Watford||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Watford||4 - 3||Crystal Palace||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Watford||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Hornets have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.
In complete contrast to Watford, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Eagles have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Watford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 42 points from their 26 games so far. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 27 points from their 28 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Eagles are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Watford. Home win
|Watford||7 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.