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Championship: Millwall vs Watford – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship game between Millwall and Watford who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

When Watford come to The Den for the Championship match this coming Saturday, Millwall will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.

Sitting bottom of the table, Millwall have claimed 36 points after 34 rounds, while Watford have amassed 44 points. This places the latter as number 11 in the Championship at the moment.


Team form: Millwall vs Watford

Millwall Form

Millwall lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 0-4 by Ipswich and 0-2 against Sheffield Wednesday. They turned the table by winning 1-2 against Southampton. Millwall managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored five and conceded ten goals.

Watford Form

It is all or nothing with Watford, who only triumphed once in their previous three outings. They were defeated 4-2 against Norwich, before beating Rotherham 0-1. Unable to build on that, they lost 1-2 against Huddersfield. Watford claimed two wins against three draws and one defeat in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches reads nine goals conceded and nine scored.

Betting facts for Millwall and Watford

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Millwall and Watford played across all tournaments.

  • In 11 of the last 13 Millwall matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Millwall have not won 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Millwall have not won 11 of the last 13 home matches in the Championship
  • Millwall have lost 6 of the last 8 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Millwall have lost 6 of the last 8 matches in the Championship while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Watford have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Watford have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches in the Championship
  • In 10 of the last 11 Watford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Watford have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches in the Championship
  • In 7 of the last 9 away matches Watford played in the Championship, both teams scored

In-form players: Millwall vs Watford

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Zian Flemming, who is performing well for Millwall. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Championship outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Watford.The visitors will be looking to Emmanuel Dennis to find the net once again, after managing two Championship goals for Watford in recent matches.

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Full-time result

Millwall claimed two wins, drew three and lost five of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Watford won five, drew three and lost two of their last 10 games away. Millwall have not lost to Watford in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Millwall scored first in six of their last ten home games. Watford scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Watford should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in this coming Saturday, as Millwall only managed one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Watford claimed two clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Millwall’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Watford’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches. Millwall conceded a goal in their 8 most recent matches.

Betting prediction: Millwall vs Watford

To sum up, the upcoming match between Millwall and Watford seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Championship game.

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