Cardiff v Watford Prediction
Friday, 20:45 pm
Cardiff City Stadium
England Premier League
Cardiff play host to Watford at the Cardiff City Stadium in round 27 of the English Premier League fixtures.
City come into this game following an impressive (2-1) away win over Southampton at the St Mary’s Stadium.
Sol Bamba gave Cardiff the lead in the 69th minutes, the score was leveled in the 91st minutes before Kenneth Zohore snatched the winner for Cardiff in the 93rd minutes.
Watford on the other hand approach this away fixture after a hard fought (1-0) FA Cup away win over QPR at the Loftus Road last Friday.
Etienne Capoue scored the decisive goal as The Hornets book their place in the next round of the English FA Cup.
Following their win over Southampton, Cardiff are 17th on the EPL table, while Watford are in 8th place after their (1-0) home win over Everton.
Watford defeated Cardiff City (3-2) in the corresponding encounter at the Vicarage Road back in December.
Players to Watch
Bobby De Cordova-Reid got on the score sheet in the reverse fixture. He is Cardiff’s top scorer with four goals and two assist.
Troy Deeney remains Watford top player with six goals and two assist so far this season.
Prediction: Over 1.5 goals
Reason for Cardiff v Watford Prediction
Each of their last three head to head encounters in all competitions have had over 2.5 goals.
Over 1.5 goals have been scored in each of Cardiff’s last four games in all competitions.
Each of Watford’s last eleven visits to the Cardiff City Stadium have had over 1.5 goals.