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Ace Football previews the Championship round 4 match between Birmingham and Watford and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Watford will visit St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium on Tuesday for a Championship fixture with home side Birmingham. Though only separated by a few points, Birmingham will have their work cut out for them on Tuesday. Watford are favored to maintain their advantage when they square off against the Blues.

Position in the Championship table: Birmingham vs Watford

The current standings in the Championship show us how Birmingham and Watford have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 4 clash on Tuesday.

Latest form and previous Championship encounters between Birmingham and Watford

Birmingham looking for more

It’s been a bit of everything for Birmingham so far this season. The Blues have collected four points from their opening three games. They’ve proved strong in defense, having conceded just two goals, but have only scored in one of their three outings.

Watford continue to collect points

Life back in the Championship has got off to a steady start for Watford. The Hornets are unbeaten in their first three games back, recording seven points with two wins and a draw. Their defense has been solid, having kept two clean sheets, while the attack has mustered one goal in each match so far.

Latest games between Birmingham and Watford

Betting on Watford winning to nil in their latest meetings with Birmingham would have been a sound choice. They ended up winning 3-0 in March 2021 and 1-0 in December 2020 respectively. Perhaps something worth considering before settling on your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Highlights from the last time Birmingham and Watford met:

Betting stats and facts for Birmingham and Watford

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Birmingham and Watford played across all tournaments.

  • Birmingham have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In the last 5 home matches in a row Birmingham played, both teams scored
  • Birmingham have conceded in 14 of the last 15 matches
  • Birmingham have scored in the last 6 home matches in a row
  • Birmingham have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
  • Watford have not won 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in the last 7 away matches in a row
  • Watford have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
  • Watford have lost 4 of the last 5 away matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 away matches Watford played, both teams scored
  • Birmingham have lost 7 of the last 8 matches versus Watford
  • In 8 of the last 9 Birmingham matches versus Watford the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Birmingham have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches versus Watford
  • Birmingham have not won 7 of the last 8 matches versus Watford
  • Birmingham have not scored in 7 of the last 8 matches versus Watford

Players to watch in Birmingham vs Watford

Kristian Pedersen is one of the players from Birmingham that is expected to hit the net again quite soon. Similarly, Watford have Ismaila Sarr on top of the list with two goals to his account at this point, but equally more goals are expected from him.

Match predictions: Birmingham vs Watford

To sum up, the upcoming Championship clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.