Opta Stats: Watford v Swansea

Will it be a thumbs up from Carlos Carvalhal when Swansea travel to Watford?
Will it be a thumbs up from Carlos Carvalhal when Swansea travel to Watford?

Can Swansea get off to a good start under their new manager Carlos Carvalhal when they face Watford? Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Watford sealed a 2-1 victory against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium earlier this season thanks to a 90th minute goal from Richarlison."

The Hornets are 1.738/11 to win again.

Watford sealed a 2-1 victory against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium earlier this season thanks to a 90th minute goal from Richarlison. The Hornets are 1.738/11 to win again.

Watford will be looking to win both home and away in a single league season versus Swansea City for the first time since 1982-83. They are 2.747/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Swansea have suffered a 0-1 defeat in both of their previous two Premier League trips to Watford; failing to score from any of their 21 shots in these games. Watford are 7.06/1 to win 1-0 again.

Should Watford win this match, Swansea will be the first team that the Hornets have defeated as many as three times at Vicarage Road in the Premier League. The draw half-time/Watford full-time double result is 4.77/2.

Marco Silva's side won 2-1 against Leicester last time out, ending a run of six games without a win in the Premier League (D1 L5). Over 2.5 goals is 2.111/10.

Silva won 19 points in his first seven home Premier League matches (2.7 points per game) - since then, he has collected just 12 points in 12 matches (one point per game). Swansea are 4.47/2 in the Draw No Bet market.

Only Manchester City in 1995/96 and Derby in 2007/08 scored fewer goals in their first 20 games of a Premier League campaign (10 each) than Swansea have this season (11). Under 2.5 goals is 1.834/5.

The Swans have fired in fewer shots on target in the Premier League this season than any other team (42). In contrast, league leaders Man City surpassed this figure after their first six games on the season (47). Under 1.5 goals is 3.3512/5.

Tammy Abraham has scored four Premier League goals this season, twice as many as any other Swansea player. Abraham is 3.814/5 to score.

Andre Gray scored a hat-trick in his final league appearance in both 2015 (vs Bristol City on Dec 28th 2015) and 2016 (vs Sunderland on Dec 31st 2016). Gray is 2.915/8 to find the net.

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