Opta Stats: Watford v Bournemouth

Can Walter Mazzarri inspire Watford when they take on Bournemouth?
Can Walter Mazzarri inspire Watford when they take on Bournemouth?

Only goal difference separates Watford and Bournemouth. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"In league competition, Bournemouth have only won once in their last 14 trips to Watford (D6 L7)."

Watford are 1.695/7 in the Draw No Bet market.

Watford have won four and drawn two of their last six games in all competitions versus the Cherries at Vicarage Road. They're 2.47/5 to win.

Bournemouth are unbeaten in their last five league matches against Watford, although four have ended level (W1). The draw is 3.412/5.

In league competition, Bournemouth have only won once in their last 14 trips to Watford (D6 L7). Watford are 1.695/7 in the Draw No Bet market.

Troy Deeney scored a hat-trick on his first appearance vs Bournemouth for Watford in August 2013. Deeney is 2.727/4 to score.

Eddie Howe's joint-heaviest defeat as a manager came against Watford in August 2013, losing 6-1 at Vicarage Road (joint with losing 5-0 to Morecambe in December 2009). Watford are 3.953/1 to win half-time/full-time.

The Hornets have kept just one clean sheet in their last 17 Premier League games. Both teams to score is 1.824/5.

Bournemouth have gone 11 Premier League games without scoring more than once in a match (scoring once nine times and failing to score twice in that run). Under 2.5 goals is 1.8910/11.

Watford have conceded five headed goals in the top-flight this season, more than any other side. Over 2.5 goals is 2.0621/20.

At 29 years and 275 days, the average age of Watford's starting 11 this season is the highest in the Premier League. The Watford half-time/draw full-time double result is 15.014/1.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 65 pts
Returned: 66.85 pts
P/L: +1.85 pts

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