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Watford vs Middlesbrough

01 Apr | BY Betway | MIN READ TIME |
Watford vs Middlesbrough

The Hornets can use home advantage to propel them into an automatic promotion place

As the Championship season hits the 40 game mark this weekend, it’s now squeaky bum time at both ends of the table. Both Watford and Middlesbrough have enjoyed stellar campaigns, and lock horns placed 2nd and 3rd in the league. Agonisingly just goal difference separates them. The abundance of quality the game has to offer makes it a lucrative proposition to bet on, with Watford looking the team to back in most markets.

  1. Watford have won four of their last six home games against Middlesbrough. Back them to come out on top again at (ODDS)


  1. 65% of Watford’s home games this season have produced over 2.5 goals. (ODDS) is great value on the trend continuing.


  1. Middlesbrough have conceded in each of their last 10 outings against Watford at Vicarage Road, and Watford have let in 12 goals in their last 9 games. Both teams to score looks a certainty at (ODDS)


  1. Troy Deeney is second place in the Championship top goal-scoring charts with 19, including his goal in the reverse fixture against Middlesbrough. He should be backed to score again at (ODDS)


  1. Watford have been leading at half time just 30.8% of the time, whilst Boro’s record is only slightly better at 33.3%. Half time result – (Draw) looks a great selection at (ODDS)


  1. Both teams have scored the highest percentage of their goals between the 61st and 90th minute. Back most goals in the 2nd half at (ODDS)


  1. Patrick Bamford has netted 14 times in the league this season, with over 50% coming against teams in the top half of the table. He looks a good bet to score again at (ODDS)