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Man City vs Watford: Match preview and betting suggestions

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Premier League round 34 game between Man City and Watford and offer team stats, fixture history and the best betting suggestions for the match.

The upper end meets the lower end of the Premier League standings, as Man City face off against Watford. It is a match that offers both teams a chance to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Premier League table. As Watford are behind Man City in the table by double digits, beating the league leaders would not only be surprising but also massive for the hosts.

Position in the Premier League table: Man City vs Watford

As the current Premier League standings show us, the difference between the two teams is 55 points. Even though Watford cannot overtake Man City in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Man City, who are now number one with 77 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.

Current form and fixture history of Man City vs Watford

Man City paddling along

Manchester City have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. An encounter with Atletico Madrid brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Liverpool. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Brighton by 3-0.

Watford struggling for results

Watford endured a tough spell in their last 3 matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool, before Leeds ran out 0-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Brentford, who came out 1-2 winners.

Latest games between Man City and Watford

The last time the pair played each other, the Sky Blues came away as 3-1 winners in a Premier League match, back in December 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Watford will get you odds 26.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 4% chance of victory. You can get a price of 1.10, should you wish to add Man City to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last game between Man City and Watford:

Betting stats and facts for Man City and Watford

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Man City and Watford. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Manchester City have not lost 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • Manchester City have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Watford have not won 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • Watford have lost 5 of the last 6 matches
  • Watford have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Manchester City have won the last 11 matches versus Watford in a row
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 12 matches in a row versus Watford
  • In 7 of the last 8 Manchester City matches versus Watford the sum of goals was over 3.5

Players to focus on in Man City vs Watford

It is difficult to look past Juan Hernandez when searching for a goalscorer. He seems unstoppable and hit the target 3 times in the last 6 matches for Watford. His season total reads 5 goals scored in Premier League matches right now.

With 2 goals in his last 6 matches for Man City, Bernardo Silva is the player to look out for, as he will be gunning for more Premier League goals this coming Saturday.

Best tips for the match: Man City vs Watford

To summarise, the upcoming match between Man City and Watford appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.