Opta Stats: Watford v Crystal Palace
Two Premier League clubs meet in the FA Cup quarter-finals, when Watford take on Crystal Palace. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has lost both of his FA Cup quarter-finals as a manager, losing with Fulham in 2008-09 and 2009-10 against Man Utd and Tottenham respectively."
Watford and Crystal Palace have played each other seven times in the FA Cup, most recently in the semi-final in 2015-16, a 2-1 win for Palace. The visitors are [3.2] to win.
Crystal Palace have lost two matches against Watford already this season, both in the league - they haven't lost three in a row in all competitions against the Hornets since March 1936. A Watford win is [2.5].
Watford have progressed from their last three FA Cup quarter-final ties, winning in 2002-03, 2006-07 and 2015-16. They are [1.8] in the To Qualify market.
All four teams to eliminate Watford in an FA Cup quarter-final have gone on to reach the final, with three winning the cup - Newcastle in 1932, Liverpool in 1986 and Wimbledon in 1988; the other was Arsenal in 1980, who lost to West Ham. The Crystal Palace are [16.0] to win the FA Cup.
This is Crystal Palace's eighth FA Cup quarter-final, progressing from four of their previous seven. Watford are [2.16] to reach the semi-finals.
Neither Watford nor Crystal Palace have conceded a single goal in this season's FA Cup. Under 2.5 goals is [1.8].
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has lost both of his FA Cup quarter-finals as a manager, losing with Fulham in 2008-09 and 2009-10 against Man Utd and Tottenham respectively. Watford are [1.76] Draw No Bet.
Crystal Palace striker Michy Batshuayi has scored in all three of his previous appearances against Watford, scoring four goals, all in Premier League games while at Chelsea. Batshuayi is [3.8] to find the net.
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