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Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Wednesday 31st January 2024
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Hillsborough Stadium

Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford: Top free betting tips

Can Sheffield Wednesday end a run of three matches without a win in all competitions? The Owls were on a three-match winning run by beating Preston, Hull and Cardiff but have since lost 4-0 to Southampton and then two winless matches against Coventry City in the league and FA Cup.

Watford have lost just two of their previous nine matches, winning four and drawing three times. The Hornets are in good form having been poor for most of the season. Can Watford make it six games unbeaten in South Yorkshire?

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The North Stand at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium.

Double chance prediction: Watford or Draw

Our first Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford prediction is for either Watford to win the match or the match to end with a draw. Sheffield Wednesday has shown a lot of resilience in recent weeks but Watford is in good form having not lost in five matches. Watford should be too good for Danny Rohl's Sheffield Wednesday side.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Both teams have scored in all of Watford's previous twelve matches. Both team's scoring has happened a total of eighteen times in thirty matches in all competitions for the Hornets this season. Sheffield Wednesday have kept one clean sheet in their previous four matches and have failed to score just once in those four games.

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

Our final Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford prediction is yet again an attempt to predict the correct final score. Putting together the first two betting tips, we are now giving you a 2-1 scoreline in favour of Watford.

Watford has seen both teams score in all of their previous twelve matches and have won two of their last three matches by a 2-1 scoreline.

How far will Watford's fans travel to Sheffield?

Watford received a full allocation of up to 3,700 tickets for this away match against Sheffield Wednesday.

The trains between London and Sheffield are quite good with direct trains from London to either Doncaster or Sheffield happening quite often. However, the last time that will get you home a few hours later departs Sheffield at 21:45 so the best option will be the club's official coach travel which is priced at £20 or a private vehicle. The driving distance between Watford and Sheffield is 153 miles with the journey being around three hours.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford: Tickets

As mentioned above, Watford has received a full allocation of around 3,700 tickets which as of the time of writing, have not sold out. Adult tickets are priced at £30.

The ticket prices for Sheffield Wednesday fans range between £31 and £40.

FAQs: Sheffield Wednesday vs Watford

  • Who is Sheffield Wednesday’s top goalscorer? The top scorers for Sheffield Wednesday this season are Ike Ugbo and Anthony Musaba who have both scored four times.
  • Who is Sheffield Wednesday's manager? Danny Rohl is the man in the dugout for Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Who is Watford's manager? Valerien Ismael is the manager in charge of Watford.
  • Who is Watford's top goalscorer? The top scorer for Watford this season is Mileta Rajovic with eight goals.

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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