Watford v Wolves Prediction & Betting Tips, 7th April 20196th April 2019 / lee
Watford v Wolves FA Cup Preview, 7th April 4.00pm
This is a huge occasion for both of these sides as they look to make it through to the FA Cup Final. There is only a point separating the two of them in the Premier League table, with both pushing for a top seven finish. Who will be crowning their season with an FA Cup final appearance? Read our Watford v Wolves betting tips for more.
Watford v Wolves Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 4th, 2019 at 11:17 p.m.)
Watford News and Form
The Hornets have been carrying some good form with them lately. Although at first glance they have lost three of their last six (W3) that has to be taken into context. Each of those three defeats were away against some of the top sides in the EPL, namely Liverpool, Man City and Man Utd. So with that in mind and looking back further at a W6 L3 record they have, the Hornets are in good shape. They have scored in each of their last five games in all competitions, but they haven’t taken a clean sheet in any of their last seven.
It has been a fairly comfortable ride for Watford in the FA Cup this season. They opened with back to back 2-0 away wins at Woking and then Newcastle. That set up a fifth-round trip to Championship side QPR. Watford handled that tricky away game with a 1-0 win. That set them up for their first home game in the competition this season, where they hosted Crystal Palace. Watford finished the job with a 2-1 win, that goal against being the only one that have conceded in this season’s tournament. Watford have scored exactly two goals in three of their four FA Cup games. The last time the Hornets made the FA Cup final was in 1984, losing to Everton.
Watford v Wolves Head to Head
Watford took a 2-0 win out at Wolves earlier this season in the EPL
Watford have lost one of their last five against Wolves (W2 D2)
The one previous FA Cup meeting was in 2008 with Wolves winning 4-1
Both teams have scored in five of the last seven meetings
Wolves News and Form
Wolves haven’t been to the FA Cup Final since 1960 when they beat Blackburn. This has been a truly wonderful season by Wolves. They are pushing for a place in Europe next season after coming up from the Championship. Like Watford, they have some strong form with just the two defeats in their last fourteen games across all competitions. In midweek they had to fit in an extra Premier League game, which saw them take a 2-1 home success over Manchester United.
In the quarterfinals of this season’s FA Cup Wolves beat Manchester United at home by a 2-1 scoreline as well. That isn’t heir only upset in this season’s campaign either. In the third round, they played host to Liverpool and took down the Reds at Molineux by the same scoreline. They followed that up in needing a home replay win over Shrewsbury in the fourth round, before knocking out Championship side Bristol City in a tricky away game. Four of their five FA Cup games this season have gone over 2.5 goals.
Watford v Wolves Tips & Odds
Who will win – Watford v Wolves Predictions
Watford may just have the edge on the day in what is likely going to be an even match up. Given the pressures of the day and what is at stake, it is likely going to be cautious. Watford may just have the extra edge about them up front to sneak it.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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