Watford vs Blackpool: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

This Saturday (kick-off 3:00pm) fixture will impact both ends of the table as fourth hosts the side third from bottom.

Watford vs Blackpool: Betting tips

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Watford vs Blackpool: Predictions

Watford vs Blackpool: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 20/23 with SBK
Correct score Watford 1-1 Blackpool 13/2 with Betfair
First Goalscorer Marvin Ekpieta 50/1 with Bet 365

Watford continued their recent struggles (three defeats in four) with a 2-0 FA Cup loss to Reading. In the league, the Hornets have won just two of their last six and they came against an out of form Norwich and struggling Huddersfield.

A lack of goals is a real issue for the hosts who have blanked in five of their last eight. Vicarage Road is now a venue to go for goals with a combined five netted from their last four here.

Blackpool will be hoping to build on their impressive FA Cup result last weekend that saw them defeat Premier League side Nottingham Forest 4-1. They are without a win in nine in the league but they are shoots of recovery with four of their last five finishing all-square.

The last four league games for the Tangerines have seen both teams net with three ending 1-1. Gary Madine likes a road game with the forward netting three in his last five on the road.

Watford vs Blackpool match stats

It is just three victories in their last eight for Watford who also are struggling with a number of injuries. Blackpool are winless in nine but did win in the FA Cup and have recent draws with Sunderland and Birmingham (amongst others). The visitors can get something here so take them with the draw in the double chance market.

Marvin Ekpieta is not a prolifc scorer but has two in his last three appearances for Blackpool. He can be backed as 50/1 to be the first scorer which we could not put anyone off. While the 22/1 on him to score at some point is the recommended bet.


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Watford vs Blackpool: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Watford 1-1 Blackpool

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Watford vs Blackpool head-to-head

8 October 2022: Blackpool 3-1 Watford -Championship
24 January 2015: Watford 7-2 Blackpool- Championship
16 September 2014: Blackpool 0-1 Watford- Championship
1 March 2014: Watford 4-0 Blackpool- Championship
31 August 2013: Blackpool 1-0 Watford- Championship

The reverse fixture came in October and Blackpool won that one 3-1 thanks to a brace from Jerry Yates. The last four meetings between these sides have produced a combined total of 18 goals.

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