Watford vs Huddersfield – Watford will be hoping for a better outcome here after losing to Luton Town 2-0 in the previous Championship encounter.

Watford had 55% of the control in that game and made 2 shot attempts, one of which was successful. Luton Town had 13 efforts at goal at the other end, with 6 of those being successful.

For Luton Town, goals came from Gabe Osho (28′) and Allan Campbell (91′). The large proportion of scores that include a nil in recent Watford games is an intriguing feature.

Up to 5 of their previous 6 meetings, which preceded this one, would have resulted in a losing wager if both sides scored. Putting past outcomes aside, only time will tell if this pattern continues in the upcoming game.

According to pre-game statistics, Watford has won both of their prior league meetings with Huddersfield Town. In their previous seven league home games, they are undefeated.

Going into the contest, Huddersfield is coming off a 4-2 Championship victory over Middlesbrough in their most recent game.

Huddersfield Town had 26% of the game’s control and 12 shots on goal, 5 of which were successful. Josh Ruffels (46′), Josh Koroma (54′), and Matty Pearson (57′, 66′) scored goals for Huddersfield Town.

Middlesbrough made 19 efforts at goal at the other end, scoring on six of them. Middlesbrough struck through Chuba Akpom (74′) and Marcus Forss (43′).

In their most recent six games, Huddersfield Town under Neil Warnock have scored six goals altogether. They have given up an overall total of 8 goals in those same games.

Huddersfield Town hasn’t beaten Watford when they’ve faced them away from home in the previous two league games going into this one.

Watford vs Huddersfield – Betting Analysis

Looking at their previous head-to-head encounters dating back to April 14, 2018, we can see that Watford has won 4, Huddersfield 2, and there have been no draws.

Between the two teams, a total of 13 goals were tallied during this time frame, with 9 goals coming from The Hornets and 4 from The Terriers. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.

In their most recent league meeting, Huddersfield Town defeated Watford 0–2 on Championship Match Day 23 on December 17, 2022.

On that instance, Huddersfield Town had 57% of the possession and 2 of their 15 shots on goal were successful. Six of Watford’s 12 attempts on goal were on target. (54′, 86′) Joao Pedro tallied. Leigh Doughty was the official umpire.

Chris Wilder, the manager of Watford, will be pleased that his team’s lack of any fitness worries going into this game is due to the absence of any injuries in the squad. Due to his suspension, Kortney Hause cannot participate in this contest.

In our opinion, the Hornets might choose Daniel Bachmann, Ryan Porteous, Craig Cathcart, Wesley Hoedt, Jeremy Ngakia, Imran Louza, Hamza Choudhury, Ismael Koné, Ken Sema, Keinan Davis, and Joo Pedro for the game and use the 3-5-2 configuration.

Manager Neil Warnock of Huddersfield must make decisions from a group that has some fitness issues. Ollie Turton (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Yuta Nakayama (Achilles Tendon Rupture), and Lee Nicholls (Shoulder Injury) are out due to injuries.

In our opinion, the Terriers should go with a 4-2-3-1 formation and select players like Tomas Vaclik, Matty Pearson, Tom Lees, Michal Helik, Josh Ruffels, Jonathan Hogg, R. Edmonds-Green, Josh Koroma, Jack Rudoni, Duane Holmes, and Daniel Ward.

We believe that Watford will most likely defeat Huddersfield Town, who will have a difficult time scoring themselves, and keep a clean sheet.

What are the top odds for this match?

Turning to the betting odds in the full-time result market, victory for Watford is available for 1.72, a bet on a drawn result is 3.65 and staking on the winner to be Huddersfield Town comes in at 5.2. They are the most competitive market prices that can be secured at the moment.

Watford vs Huddersfield – Head -to- Head

Watford vs Huddersfield

Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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