Watford FC vs Preston North End FC prediction, odds & tips

Get ready for an exhilarating Championship clash as Watford faces off against Preston North End at Vicarage Road this Saturday. Our BetBrain.com match preview is here to offer all the insights you need for Watford vs Preston North End Prediction. Scheduled for April 6, 2024, this match is more than just a game; it's a battle for supremacy in one of football's most competitive leagues. Dive into our detailed analysis to discover betting tips, odds, and much more that will not only enlighten you but also enhance your viewing experience.

stadium icon Vicarage Road Stadium

Championship
Watford FC

06 Apr 2024 10:00

0  -  0
vs
Preston North End FC
Match Predictions
LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Watford FC or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
Both Teams To Score - Ordinary Time
Yes
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (1.5) - 2nd Half
Over 1.5
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Watford FC vs Preston North End FC Lineups


Daniel Bachmann
1
Ryan Porteous
5
Francisco Andres Sierralta Carvallo
3
Wesley Hoedt
4
Ryan Andrews
45
Edo Kayembe
39
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Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru
24
Jamal Lewis
6
Bayo Vakoun Issouf
19
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Yaser Asprilla
18
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Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis
25
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Freddie Woodman
1
Storey Jordan
14
Laim Lindsay
6
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Gregory Cunningham
3
Robert Brady
11
Andrew Hughes
16
Jack Whatmough
26
Alistair McCann
13
William Keane
7
Osmajic Milutin
28
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Emil Ris Jakobsen
19
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Starters
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Daniel Bachmann
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Ryan Porteous
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Francisco Andres Sierralta Carvallo
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Wesley Hoedt
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Ryan Andrews
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Edo Kayembe
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Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru
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Jamal Lewis
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Bayo Vakoun Issouf
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Yaser Asprilla
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Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis
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Freddie Woodman
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Storey Jordan
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Laim Lindsay
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Gregory Cunningham
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Robert Brady
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Andrew Hughes
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Jack Whatmough
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Alistair McCann
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William Keane
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Osmajic Milutin
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Emil Ris Jakobsen
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Bench
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Ben Hamer
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Giorgi Chakvetadze
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Ismael Kone
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Jake Livermore
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James Morris
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Matheus Martins
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Matthew William Pollock
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Rajovic Mileta
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Thomas Ince
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Benjamin Woodburn
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Duane Holmes
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Joshua Seary
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Kian Best
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Layton Stewart
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Mads Frokjaer-Jensen
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Noah Mawene
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Theo Mawene
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Coaches
Tom Cleverley
Ryan Lowe

Watford FC vs Preston North End FC Summary


Watford FC logo
Watford FC
vs
Preston North End FC logo
Preston North End FC
1st Half
0-0
2nd Half
0-0
  • 51'
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    Yaser Asprilla
  • 62'
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    Giorgi Chakvetadze
    (Edo Kayembe)
  • 62'
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    Rajovic Mileta
    (Bayo Vakoun Issouf)
  • 82'
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    Mads Frokjaer-Jensen
    (Emil Ris Jakobsen)
  • 82'
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    Layton Stewart
    (Osmajic Milutin)
  • 82'
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    Ismael Kone
    (Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis)
  • 87'
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    Giorgi Chakvetadze
  • 89'
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    Laim Lindsay

Watford FC vs Preston North End FC Stats


  • 72
    Possession
    28
  • 2
    Shots On Target
    1
  • 6
    Shots Off Target
    7
  • 7
    Corners
    5
  • 2
    Yellow Cards
    1
  • 0
    Red Cards
    0
  • 0
    Offsides
    4
  • 6
    Fouls Committed
    13
  • 1
    GK Saves
    2
  • 19
    Throw Ins
    27

Championship Stats

  • Goals Scored logo
  • Goals (ø)
  • 1st Half Goals
  • 2nd Half Goals
  • Early Goals (1'-10')
  • Late Goals (+85')
  • Penalty Goals
  • Headed Goals
  • Free Kick Goals
# Team Total MP
1 Team Logo Leicester City 81 43
2 Team Logo Leeds United 80 44
3 Team Logo Ipswich Town FC 85 43
4 Team Logo Southampton FC 85 43
5 Team Logo West Bromwich Albion FC 67 44
6 Team Logo Norwich City FC 77 44
7 Team Logo Hull City AFC 62 43
8 Team Logo Coventry City FC 66 42
9 Team Logo Middlesbrough FC 64 44
10 Team Logo Preston North End FC 56 44
11 Team Logo Cardiff City FC 50 44
12 Team Logo Bristol City FC 51 44
13 Team Logo Sunderland 52 44
14 Team Logo Swansea City 57 44
15 Team Logo Watford FC 59 44
16 Team Logo Millwall 43 44
17 Team Logo Stoke City FC 44 44
18 Team Logo Queens Park Rangers FC 41 44
19 Team Logo Blackburn Rovers 58 44
20 Team Logo Plymouth Argyle FC 58 44
21 Team Logo Sheffield Wednesday FC 39 44
22 Team Logo Birmingham City FC 48 44
23 Team Logo Huddersfield Town 47 44
24 Team Logo Rotherham United FC 32 44

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Watford FC vs Preston North End FC Timeline


Latest H2H

Latest Watford FC

Latest Preston North End FC

Championship Standings

# Team MP W D L GF GA GD P
1 The Leicester City logo
Leicester City
43 29 4 10 81 39 42 91 22 13 3 6 39 23 16 42 21 16 1 4 42 16 26 49
2 The Leeds United logo
Leeds United
44 27 9 8 80 37 43 90 22 11 4 7 36 23 13 37 22 16 5 1 44 14 30 53
3 The Ipswich Town FC logo
Ipswich Town FC
43 26 11 6 85 53 32 89 21 11 5 5 28 21 7 38 22 15 6 1 57 32 25 51
4 The Southampton FC logo
Southampton FC
43 25 9 9 85 56 29 84 21 10 6 5 31 28 3 36 22 15 3 4 54 28 26 48
5 The West Bromwich Albion FC logo
West Bromwich Albion FC
44 20 12 12 67 44 23 72 22 6 8 8 32 27 5 26 22 14 4 4 35 17 18 46
6 The Norwich City FC logo
Norwich City FC
44 21 9 14 77 61 16 72 22 6 6 10 36 41 -5 24 22 15 3 4 41 20 21 48
7 The Hull City AFC logo
Hull City AFC
43 18 12 13 62 54 8 66 21 10 4 7 30 30 0 34 22 8 8 6 32 24 8 32
8 The Coventry City FC logo
Coventry City FC
42 17 12 13 66 52 14 63 22 8 4 10 34 32 2 28 20 9 8 3 32 20 12 35
9 The Middlesbrough FC logo
Middlesbrough FC
44 18 9 17 64 60 4 63 22 9 5 8 37 35 2 32 22 9 4 9 27 25 2 31
10 The Preston North End FC logo
Preston North End FC
44 18 9 17 56 61 -5 63 22 7 5 10 21 28 -7 26 22 11 4 7 35 33 2 37
11 The Cardiff City FC logo
Cardiff City FC
44 19 5 20 50 61 -11 62 22 9 2 11 24 33 -9 29 22 10 3 9 26 28 -2 33
12 The Bristol City FC logo
Bristol City FC
44 16 11 17 51 47 4 59 22 6 7 9 22 26 -4 25 22 10 4 8 29 21 8 34
13 The Sunderland logo
Sunderland
44 16 8 20 52 51 1 56 22 6 6 10 22 23 -1 24 22 10 2 10 30 28 2 32
14 The Swansea City logo
Swansea City
44 15 11 18 57 62 -5 56 22 7 6 9 31 35 -4 27 22 8 5 9 26 27 -1 29
15 The Watford FC logo
Watford FC
44 12 17 15 59 58 1 53 22 7 8 7 28 30 -2 29 22 5 9 8 31 28 3 24
16 The Millwall logo
Millwall
44 14 11 19 43 55 -12 53 22 6 6 10 22 26 -4 24 22 8 5 9 21 29 -8 29
17 The Stoke City FC logo
Stoke City FC
44 13 11 20 44 60 -16 50 22 6 5 11 24 33 -9 23 22 7 6 9 20 27 -7 27
18 The Queens Park Rangers FC logo
Queens Park Rangers FC
44 13 11 20 41 57 -16 50 22 7 5 10 17 25 -8 26 22 6 6 10 24 32 -8 24
19 The Blackburn Rovers logo
Blackburn Rovers
44 13 10 21 58 74 -16 49 22 7 4 11 31 40 -9 25 22 6 6 10 27 34 -7 24
20 The Plymouth Argyle FC logo
Plymouth Argyle FC
44 12 12 20 58 69 -11 48 22 3 7 12 18 34 -16 16 22 9 5 8 40 35 5 32
21 The Sheffield Wednesday FC logo
Sheffield Wednesday FC
44 13 8 23 39 68 -29 47 22 6 1 15 15 41 -26 19 22 7 7 8 24 27 -3 28
22 The Birmingham City FC logo
Birmingham City FC
44 12 10 22 48 64 -16 46 22 3 4 15 18 39 -21 13 22 9 6 7 30 25 5 33
23 The Huddersfield Town logo
Huddersfield Town
44 9 17 18 47 74 -27 44 22 3 10 9 22 39 -17 19 22 6 7 9 25 35 -10 25
24 The Rotherham United FC logo
Rotherham United FC
44 4 12 28 32 85 -53 24 22 0 4 18 13 59 -46 4 22 4 8 10 19 26 -7 20

Player stats


Watford FC
Name GOALS logo ASSISTS logo YELLOW logo RED logo PLAYED logo MIN logo
away kit Mileta Rajovic 10 0 1 0 39 1789
away kit Vakoun Issouf Bayo 6 3 2 1 37 2057
away kit Yaser Asprilla 6 6 7 0 42 2550
away kit Matheus Martins 5 2 3 0 37 1685
away kit Edo Kayembe 5 2 6 0 33 2267
Preston North End FC
Name GOALS logo ASSISTS logo YELLOW logo RED logo PLAYED logo MIN logo
away kit Will Keane 13 3 4 0 36 2446
away kit Milutin Osmajic 8 2 4 0 34 1613
away kit Emil Riis Jakobsen 6 2 0 0 19 1234
away kit Liam Millar 5 5 3 0 33 2367
away kit Duane Holmes 4 5 8 0 33 2023

Watford FC vs Preston North End FC analysis


Author Profile Image Andrew Legless
30 March 2024
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Watford FC logo
Watford FC
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Preston North End FC logo
Preston North End FC
PREDICTION

BetBrain's team of experts has meticulously analyzed all relevant stats to come up with three key predictions for this much-anticipated match. Without revealing too much, let's just say that history, current form, and on-field dynamics play significant roles in shaping our forecasts. Stay tuned for an in-depth exploration of how these factors intertwine to suggest potential outcomes.

LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Watford FC or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
Both Teams To Score - Ordinary Time
Yes
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (1.5) - 2nd Half
Over 1.5
won prediction
Intro

Watford vs Preston North End is more than just another fixture in the Championship calendar. Set in the historic Vicarage Road, this Round 41 clash carries immense significance. Both teams have had their fair share of ups and downs this season, making this encounter crucial for their respective ambitions. The Watford vs Preston North End Timeline shows a rivalry with its own unique history, where past meetings have seen both sides enjoy moments of triumph. As for the standings, every point at this stage could be decisive. Watford vs Preston North End Lineups will be keenly watched by fans and analysts alike, given their impact on the game's dynamics.

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Head 2 Head

When diving deep into the historical matchups between Watford and Preston North End, a rich tapestry of competitive football unfolds, highlighting the intricate dynamics between these two esteemed clubs. The encounters have not only been numerous but also filled with memorable moments, tactical nuances, and pivotal points that have often tipped the scales in the favor of one side or the other. A closer examination of their past confrontations reveals the following key statistics:

  • Overall Meetings: The two teams have faced off a total of 8 times in recent history. These matches have been a testament to their evolving strategies and on-field chemistry.

Victory Distribution:

  • Watford's Triumphs: Out of these encounters, Watford has emerged victorious on 3 occasions, showcasing their ability to capitalize on home advantage and critical moments.
  • Preston North End's Wins: Preston North End has managed to secure 2 wins, demonstrating resilience and tactical prowess, especially in matches where they were considered underdogs.
  • Draws: The teams have shared spoils in 3 matches, underlining the closely matched nature of their contests.

Goals Scored:

  • By Watford: Watford has managed to find the back of the net 10 times across these matches, with their offense often breaking through Preston's defenses.
  • By Preston North End: Preston, on the other hand, has scored 3 goals, reflecting their strategic approach and moments of brilliance in front of goal.
  • Last Encounter: The most recent face-off witnessed Watford dominating with a significant 1-5 victory against Preston North End. This match was a clear display of Watford's attacking might and defensive solidity.
  • Average Goals per Game: The average tally stands at approximately 2.17 goals per game, indicating a mix of tightly contested duels and some high-scoring affairs.
Watford FC logo Watford FC

Watford comes into this match with a mixed bag of recent results, displaying both resilience and vulnerability. The team has struggled to maintain a clean sheet, a concern that has been evident in their recent outings. However, their attack, led by key player Mileta Rajović, has shown promise. Injuries have been kind to Watford, with only Kwadwo Baah sidelined. The predicted lineup and tactical approach by manager Tom Cleverley will be crucial, especially considering their determination to end their home win drought.

Preston North End FC logo Preston North End FC

On the other side, Preston North End, despite a recent setback against Birmingham City, has shown they can be formidable adversaries. Their defense, in particular, has been impressive, conceding just 3 goals in their last 6 matches. However, they face challenges with injuries to Alan Browne and Finlay Cross-Adair. The visitors' strategy and lineup will be pivotal in their quest to overturn their poor away record against Watford.

betting tips summary
Watford FC vs Preston North End FC Preview and Betting Tips Summary

This match presents a fascinating contest with both teams eager to claim the upper hand. BetBrain's analysis suggests a close encounter, leaning towards a Watford victory but not without a stern challenge from Preston. Remember, our predictions range from low to high risk, catering to all betting enthusiasts.

LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Watford FC or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
Both Teams To Score - Ordinary Time
Yes
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (1.5) - 2nd Half
Over 1.5
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Frequently Asked Questions


  • Which team has the better record in the last five matches between Watford FC and Preston North End FC?

    In their last five encounters, Watford FC has achieved 0 wins, 4 draws, and 1 loses, while Preston North End FC has recorded 1 wins, 1 draws, and 3 loses.

  • Who are the lead goalscorers for Watford FC and Preston North End FC within Championship 2023/2024?

    In Championship 2023/2024, the lead goalscorer for Watford FC is Mileta Rajovic, with 10 goals, while Will Keane matches up with 13 goals.

  • Between Watford FC and Preston North End FC, which team has the best defence in the Championship 2023/2024?

    Watford FC has the better defence in this season's Championship 2023/2024 with 58 goals conceded over 44 matches and 13 clean sheets. On average, Watford FC conceded 1.32 goals per game this season.