Watford will welcome Southampton to Vicarage Road on Tuesday for their posponed meeting of the 31st round in the Premier League. Watford are 8th on 49 points and are part of a four-team pack all within 1 point and fighting for the 7th place, which might give them a chance of Europa League football next term. The Saints are 16th with 36 points, five more than the first team in the relegation zone.
Watford vs Southampton Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Watford||Draw||8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L|
|Southampton||Draw||7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L|
Last game between the teams: 10.11.2018 Southampton – Watford 1:1; Manolo Gabbiadini 20′; Jose Holebas 82′
Last game at this venue: 13.01.2018 Watford – Southampton 2:2; Andre Gray 58′, Abdoulaye Doucoure 90′; James Ward-Prowse 20′, 44′
Worth mentioning: Just one of the last six H2H clashes was won by the home sides. Two of those produced over 2,5 goals, while four meetings witnessed goals at both ends. Watford’s last home victory over the Saints was achieved back in 2007 or five games ago. Three of the following encounters saw both teams finding the net and four featured over 2,5 goals.
Watford vs Southampton Stats
|As of 22.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Watford||Win||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Southampton||Loss||4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Watford: 20.04.2019 Huddersfield – Watford 1:2; Karlan Ahearne-Grant 90′; Gerard Deulofeu 5′, 80′
Last game Southampton: 20.04.2019 Newcastle – Southampton 3:1; Ayoze Perez 27′, 31′, 86′; Mario Lemina 59′
Top performers Watford: Troy Deeney and Gerard Deulofeu are on 9 goals and 5 assists each, Roberto Pereyra 6 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings 7 goals 2 assists, James Ward-Prowse 6 goals, Nathan Redmond 5 goals 3 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Watford will have a wonderful chance to surpass Everton in the fight for the 7th spot on Tuesday when they’ll take on Southampton. Just one of the Hornets latest five matches did not feature over 2,5 goals and did not see both involved teams scoring. Their home streak of seven games without a loss was cut short last time out when Arsenal prevailed 1:0. Only Wolverhampton managed to score more than a goal in that period and it was enough only for a draw.
No draw has been registered in Southampton’s last nine matches. Each of their last three outings ended in 3:1 scoreline, with the Saints being on the losing end twice. Five of their last seven visits witnessed goals at both ends and four produced over 2,5 goals.
Watford vs Southampton News
Missing players Watford: Tom Cleverley, Troy Deeney, Jose Holebas, Domingos Quina. Adalberto Penaranda is under question.
Missing players Southampton: Michael Obafemi will miss the match. Alex McCarthy, Yann Valery and Jannik Vestergaard are doubtful.
Watford vs Southampton Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.10 @ bet365