Sunderland vs Watford – Premier League Match Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips
The exciting weekend in the Premier League continues, with a clash between two sides who don’t like draws. Sunderland, the team currently bottoming the standings, hosts Watford, one of the most inconsistent and surprising teams in the league. Both teams are looking to start 2017 off in the best position possible, but how will this influence their performance on the field?
Sunderland vs Watford – 17/12/2016
Betting Odds At The Best UK Bookmakers
FT Result: Sunderland 2.62 or 13/8 Draw 3.30 or 23/10 Watford 2.90 or 19/10
Total Goals Over/Under 2.5: Over 2.10 or 11/10 Under 1.70 or 7/10
Both Teams To Score: Yes 1.80 or 4/5 No 1.95 or 19/20
Sunderland is used to the relegation battle for a good number of seasons now. Although they’ve started the season horribly, their recent performances have started to pick up – at least at their home ground.
They’ve won 7 points in their last 5 games here, only losing against Arsenal and Chelsea in the process – and the Chelsea game was extremely close.
The team is disciplined and shows good signs of togetherness, and they will surely push to win all three points, which could take them as high as 18th.
Meanwhile, Watford alternates great performances with less-than-ideal outings. They have the same form as Sunderland at the moment, with 2 wins and 3 losses in their last 5 games.
Both these wins came at home. Watford’s away game isn’t the greatest available, with only 2 wins all season and with 3 consecutive losses in their last games.
They surely don’t want to continue this record at Sunderland, a team of inferior quality which they really shouldn’t lose to.
Sunderland vs Watford Betting Tips
That being said, we favor two types of bets here. Since the teams are approximately evenly matched, we think home ground advantage will prove decisive – Sunderland shouldn’t lose this game.
Furthermore, we don’t expect Watford to go down without a fight, so we expect both teams to score and to see at least 3 goals in the game.
Last but not least, a solo home victory isn’t that far-fetched – the Black Cats are in good form and can win the game.
Both Teams To Score – Yes @ 1.86 or 20/23 with 138
Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 2.05 or 21/20 with 138
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