Cardiff City vs Watford – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Championship
Cardiff
Full Time
1:2
Watford
Highlights and Stats


Cardiff City will come up against Watford on Wednesday in a game of the 19th round of the Championship. The 17th-placed Cardiff City will go out for a win against Watford, who are presently occupying the 7th spot in the table.

Cardiff City vs Watford Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2021/03/13Last 20 Games
Cardiff
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
Watford
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway

Worth Mentioning

The most recent time when Cardiff City and Watford locked horns, the game finished with the score of 1:2 to Watford. The two clubs took on each other on the 13th of March 2021. The most recent encounters were dominated by the visiting sides who showed an impressive performances and triumphed in 5, while the hosts recorded just 2 victories in the last 10. Four of the previous five meetings produced over 2.5 goals and four witnessed goals at both ends. Within these battles on the pitch, Cardiff City limited their rivals from scoring in one and Watford struggled with achieving that feat. The two sides did not shy away from scoring in their latest matches, hitting the back of the nets 21 times across the previous 5.

Cardiff City vs Watford Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

CardiffWatford
  • Goals

    1.65
    1.80
  • Fouls

    12.25
    11.25
  • Corners

    2.50
    4.50
  • Offsides

    2.25
    1.00
  • Cards

    1.25
    1.75
  • Posession

    33%
    67%

Cardiff City Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Lhome

Cardiff City recorded a slender 1:0 home win in a clash against Rotherham United of the Championship played on October 29th. Regardless of whether hosting or visiting, the squads involved in Cardiff City’s recent 10 encounters did not gain a considerable advantage. All in all, the hosts succeeded in recording 6 victories and the visitors registered 3 triumphs. Draw was the result of 1 of the previous 10 games they took part in. Two of the last five matches produced over 2.5 goals and one witnessed goals at both ends. In the course of that period, Cardiff City did not concede on one occasion. At the same time they failed to score a goal in three meetings. When looking at statistics, we notice that the average number of goals scored during the team’s most recent 5 outings is 2.20.
  • Goals
    1.00
  • Fouls
    8.80
  • Corners
    5.50
  • Offsides
    2.60
  • Cards
    2.10
  • Posession
    45%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Championship2022/10/29Cardiff CityRotherham United10 W
Championship2022/10/23Swansea CityCardiff City20 L
Championship2022/10/19Queens Park RangersCardiff City30 L
Championship2022/10/15Cardiff CityCoventry City01 L
Championship2022/10/08Wigan AthleticCardiff City13 W
Championship2022/10/04Cardiff CityBlackburn Rovers10 W
Championship2022/10/01Cardiff CityBurnley11 D
Championship2022/09/17Huddersfield TownCardiff City10 L
Championship2022/09/13MiddlesbroughCardiff City23 W
Championship2022/08/30Cardiff CityLuton Town12 L

Watford Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome

Watford came up against Wigan Athletic on Saturday and the encounter ended in a slender 0:1 away win. Presently the club is enjoying a streak of two victories in succession. The home crowd, usually referred to as the “12th player”, have failed to signficantly impact Watford’s recent ten meetings, as they ended in 5 home triumphs and 3 away wins. Only two of the side’s last 10 clashes resulted in a draw. Looking at their previous five games, it becomes apparent that four featured over 2.5 goals and two witnessed goals at both ends. Throughout these, Watford’s efforts paid off as the team managed to prevent goals in their net two times and failed to score on their own in only one. During their last five outings, the teams involved netted 15 goals in total.
  • Goals
    1.70
  • Fouls
    11.10
  • Corners
    4.70
  • Offsides
    1.50
  • Cards
    1.80
  • Posession
    55%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Championship2022/10/29Wigan AthleticWatford01 W
Championship2022/10/23WatfordLuton Town40 W
Championship2022/10/19MillwallWatford30 L
Championship2022/10/15WatfordNorwich City21 W
Championship2022/10/08BlackpoolWatford31 L
Championship2022/10/05WatfordSwansea City12 L
Championship2022/10/02Stoke CityWatford04 W
Championship2022/09/17WatfordSunderland22 D
Championship2022/09/13Blackburn RoversWatford20 L
Championship2022/08/30WatfordMiddlesbrough21 W

Formations and Lineups

Cardiff

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Ryan Allsop
  • D2Mahlon Romeo
  • D38Perry Ng
  • D23Cédric Kipré
  • D37Niels Nkounkou
  • M35Andy Rinomhota
  • M6Ryan Wintle
  • M8Joe Ralls
  • F25Jaden Philogene-Bidace
  • F29Mark Harris
  • F11Callum O'Dowda
1 Ryan Allsop 2 Mahlon Romeo 38 Perry Ng 23 Cédric Kipré 37 Niels Nkounkou 35 Andy Rinomhota 6 Ryan Wintle 8 Joe Ralls 25 Jaden Philogene-Bidace 29 Mark Harris 11 Callum O'Dowda

Watford

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Daniel Bachmann
  • D3Mario Gaspar
  • D5William Troost-Ekong
  • D31Francisco Sierralta
  • D14Hassane Kamara
  • M16Dan Gosling
  • M39Edo Kayembe
  • M12Ken Sema
  • M10João Pedro
  • M23Ismaïla Sarr
  • F19Vakoun Issouf Bayo
1 Daniel Bachmann 3 Mario Gaspar 5 William Troost-Ekong 31 Francisco Sierralta 14 Hassane Kamara 16 Dan Gosling 39 Edo Kayembe 12 Ken Sema 10 João Pedro 23 Ismaïla Sarr 19 Vakoun Issouf Bayo

Match Details

CardiffvsWatford
  • 90+5`
    (in) Y. Asprilla(out) K. Sema
  • 90+2`
    (in) M. Watters(out) M. Romeo
  • 90+1`
    (in) C. Kabasele(out) I. Sarr
  • 82`
    Mario Gaspar
  • 79`
    (in) J. Hungbo(out) V. Bayo
  • 77`
    R. Wintle
  • 77`
    K. Sema
  • 68`
    (in) S. Ojo(out) C. O'Dowda
  • 68`
    (in) K. Etete(out) M. Harris
  • 68`
    (in) R. Sawyers(out) A. Rinomhota
  • 59`
    1 - 2
    I. Sarr
  • 40`
    N. Nkounkou
  • 38`
    1 - 1
    F. SierraltaK. Sema
  • 9`
    C. KipreJ. Ralls
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

CardiffvsWatford
  • 23Cédric Kipré
    7.9 / 10
  • 8Joe Ralls
    7.6 / 10
  • 25Jaden Philogene-Bidace
    7.2 / 10
  • 38Perry Ng
    6.7 / 10
  • 1Ryan Allsop
    6.6 / 10
  • 37Niels Nkounkou
    6.6 / 10
  • 29Mark Harris
    6.6 / 10
  • 19Romaine Sawyers
    6.6 / 10
  • 6Ryan Wintle
    6.5 / 10
  • 35Andy Rinomhota
    6.3 / 10
  • 10Sheyi Ojo
    6.3 / 10
  • 9Kion Etete
    6.3 / 10
  • 11Callum O'Dowda
    6.2 / 10
  • 2Mahlon Romeo
    5.9 / 10
  • 31Francisco Sierralta
    7.9 / 10
  • 12Ken Sema
    7.9 / 10
  • 23Ismaïla Sarr
    7.3 / 10
  • 3Mario Gaspar
    7.2 / 10
  • 10João Pedro
    7 / 10
  • 1Daniel Bachmann
    6.9 / 10
  • 14Hassane Kamara
    6.9 / 10
  • 39Edo Kayembe
    6.9 / 10
  • 19Vakoun Issouf Bayo
    6.9 / 10
  • 5William Troost-Ekong
    6.6 / 10
  • 16Dan Gosling
    6.5 / 10
  • 36Joseph Hungbo
    6.2 / 10

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