FM Preview: Swansea City v Watford 08 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 7th March 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Watford at 19:45 on 8th March 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Swansea City v Watford fixture
Swansea City prepare to entertain Watford at Liberty Stadium on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 14 wins out of 21 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was just last season, in August 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Sep||Watford||2 - 3||Swansea City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Watford||0 - 1||Swansea City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Swansea City||1-1||Watford||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Feb||Watford||2 - 0||Swansea City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 11 Nov||Swansea City||0 - 1||Watford||League Cup|
|2008/2009||Sun 09 Nov||Swansea City||3 - 1||Watford||Championship|
|1982/1983||Sun 06 Feb||Swansea City||1 - 3||Watford||First Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. During these games, Swans have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.
Watford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Swansea City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 62 points from the 35 games they have played so far.
Watford's 49 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Swans to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Swansea City||9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Watford||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here