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Leeds vs Watford prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 23rd September 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Elland Road

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

Leeds vs Watford: Top free betting tips

Leeds United return to Elland Road to face Watford in Round 8 of the EFL Championship on Saturday, 23 September. The Whites enter this game after dropping two points against Hull City while the Hornets witnessed a draw against West Bromwich.

Match result prediction: Leeds to win

Leeds United are undefeated in the previous five league outings and registered two victories in that course. On the other hand, Watford have found only one victory in that course, along with two defeats and two draws. Watford have also lost two of their previous three fixtures away from Vicarage Road Stadium. Adding more to this, the last two H2Hs between these teams have finished in favour of the Whites. Therefore, we predict Leeds United to claim all three points in this game.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Three of the previous four H2Hs of these two sides at Elland Road have finished with both teams on the scoresheet. Leeds United have found the back of the net in four of the previous five competitive fixtures in front of their home fans. However, the Whites have also conceded goals in four games during the same course. On the other hand, Watford has rattled the net in the last three consecutive fixtures in the EFL Championship. Given these facts, we predict this game to conclude with a BTTS outcome.

Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Leeds

Leeds United have rattled the net four times in the previous two fixtures against Watford, keeping consecutive clean sheets. The Whites have also scored more than once in two of the previous games at Elland Road. Defensively, Leeds conceded an average of just one goal per game in the aforestated period. Meanwhile, Watford have allowed multiple goals in three of their last five league outings away from Vicarage Road Stadium. Therefore, we are in the position to predict a 2-1 victory for Leeds United in this fixture.  

Leeds vs Watford: Form, recent games, and news

Leeds preview

The Whites extended their unbeaten streak in the EFL Championship with a goalless draw against Hull City in the last game. Leeds has lost only one of the seven games this season, however, they have concluded four with equal scores. Stuart Dallas and Djed Spence will miss out on the upcoming fixture against Watford due to fitness concerns.

Watford preview

After a 1-0 lead through Tom Ince in just the third minute against West Brom, Watford were down to 1-2 before the 20 minutes of the game. But Matheus Martins rescued the Hornets from defeat by scoring an equaliser in the 23rd minute, concluding a 2-2 draw. Left midfielder Ken Sema is the only fitness concern in the squad for Watford ahead of the eighth round.

FAQs regarding Leeds vs Watford

Leeds vs Watford

Who is the Leeds player to watch? Joel Piroe.
Who is the Watford player to watch? Matheus Martins.
What was the last Head to Head result? 3-0 to Leeds.

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