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Watford vs Cardiff prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Saturday 3rd February 2024
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Vicarage Road

Watford vs Cardiff City: Top free betting tips

Can the Hornets extend their unbeaten run from seven games to eight games as they face Cardiff City? Watford has not lost in seven matches but is not collecting too many wins with five draws and two wins from their previous seven matches. Cardiff City will want to avoid defeat against Watford to ensure they do not have a record of four defeats in a row having lost to Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Plymouth Argyle.

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Double chance prediction: Watford or Draw

For our first Watford vs Cardiff City prediction we back the Hornets to either earn a draw or earn all three points. Watford has drawn five of their last seven matches, winning the remaining two but does come up against a side that always scores against them.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Watford, having home advantage will make them confident of getting a result against Cardiff City but in recent matches, Watford has failed to keep a clean sheet in their last ten matches against Cardiff with Cardiff failing to keep a clean sheet against Watford in the last four matches.

​​​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Watford

Our final Watford vs Cardiff City prediction is yet again an attempt to predict the correct final score. Combining the first two predictions, we conclude this preview with a 2-1 victory for Watford against Cardiff City.

The Hornets are favourites for all three points as they welcome an out-of-form Cardiff City to Vicarage Road. Watford are unbeaten in seven matches (W2 D5).

How far will Cardiff City's fans have to travel to Watford?

The trains between Cardiff and Watford are not the best with a cost of over £100 for a single train ticket with a journey time of just over three hours, we believe the club's official supporters coaches or private transport to be the best way of getting from Cardiff to Watford. The driving distance between Cardiff and Watford is 154 miles with the journey being just under three hours.

Watford vs Cardiff City: How to purchase tickets?

Cardiff City has received a full allocation of tickets which as of the time of writing, have sold out. Adult tickets are priced at £20.

The ticket prices for Watford fans range between £25 and £35.

FAQs regarding Watford vs Cardiff City

  • Who is Watford’s top goalscorer? The top scorer for Watford this season is summer signing Mileta Rajovic who has scored eight goals since his move from Kalmar FF. 
  • Who is Watford's manager? Valerien Ismael is the man in the dugout for Watford.
  • Who is Cardiff City's manager? Erol Bulot is the manager in charge of Cardiff City.
  • Who is Cardiff City's top goalscorer? The top scorer for Cardiff City in the Championship this season is defender Perry Ng who has scored five times. Dimitris Goutas and Karlan Grant are one goal behind with four goals each.

Callum Jones-Bowman

Callum is fairly new to writing having been a football scout since 2019 but since having a baby with his wife in late 2022, he has chosen this new career path to ensure he can be a hands on father while still being involved in his biggest passion - football.

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