FM Preview: Portsmouth v Watford 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Watford fixture

Portsmouth prepare to entertain Watford at Fratton Park on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pompey are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 5 of the 24 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in October 2010, as the Pompey squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Watford 2 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Watford 3 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Portsmouth 3-2 Watford Championship
2006/2007 Mon 09 Apr Watford 4 - 2 Portsmouth Premiership
2006/2007 Sat 18 Nov Portsmouth 2 - 1 Watford Premiership
2004/2005 Tue 30 Nov Watford 3 - 0 Portsmouth League Cup
2002/2003 Wed 01 Jan Watford 2 - 2 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Pompey, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Portsmouth, Watford are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hornets have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 23 matches.

Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 3 1 6 5 9
Watford 6 2 4 0 10 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Portsmouth may be coming up against a decent side in Watford, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Pompey. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Watford Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.

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