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Watford vs Southampton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Sunday 28th January 2024
Kick-Off: 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
Venue: Vicarage Road
TV: Premier Player HD, Premier Sports 1 HD

Watford vs Southampton top free betting tips

Our Watford vs Southampton predictions are below. Watford enter this fixture against the most in-form team in the country without a defeat in their previous five matches, drawing three times and then beating QPR and National League side Chesterfield. 

Southampton are in great form and are unbeaten in their previous twenty-one matches. Southampton have won seven of their last eight matches, four of which saw the Saints score four goals or more.

Vicarage Road, home of Watford – Photo by Icon Sport

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Our first Watford vs Southampton prediction is for both teams to find the back of the net. Southampton have scored in all of their previous twenty-two matches and have kept nine clean sheets in that time. Both teams have found the back of the net in all of Watford's previous twelve matches.

Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals

Our second Watford vs Southampton prediction is for the total number of goals in this fixture to be more than 2.5 goals. Watford have played a total of nine games since their last meeting with Southampton which ended 1-1, from those nine games, over 2.5 goals have happened in seven games. All of Southampton's previous three matches have finished with 2.5 goals or more being scored.

​​Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Southampton

As usual, we have gone with a correct score prediction for our final Watford vs Southampton prediction. This prediction means Southampton would be without a defeat in twenty-two matches with the Saints train continuing to steam their way through everyone they encounter. Southampton are way too good for the Championship and will showcase that as they face fellow Championship side Watford in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

​How far will Southampton fans have to travel to Watford? 

The driving distance between Southampton and Watford is 80 miles. With the usual unpredictable weather in the UK at this time of year, we would advise you to check the forecast before embarking on this journey.

For those Southampton fans making this journey to Watford, it is one of the shorter journeys for the Saints fans this season with the travel time being less than two hours. The M3 and the M25 will be used to get Southampton fans from A to B with B being their final destination.

Watford vs Southampton: Tickets

The cheapest adult tickets for this match are priced at £15. The usual discounts for those who are not adults do apply.

FAQs: Watford vs Southampton

  • Who is Watford’s top goalscorer? The top scorer for Watford this season is Mileta Rajovic with eight goals.
  • Who is Watford's manager? Valerien Ismael is the man in the dugout for Watford.
  • Who is Southampton's manager? Russell Martin is the manager in charge of Southampton.
  • Who is Southampton's top goalscorer? The top scorer for Southampton this season is Adam Armstrong with fourteen 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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