The Premier League is one of the most competitive leagues in the world and they are no easy games. Watford will be competing against teams where money is no object week in week, but it's a challenge that Watford was up to during the 2015-16 season. And it's a scenario their fans will relish. The financial benefits of playing in the Premier League are huge and just a few seasons at the top can turn a club around if the money is invested wisely. However, until that happens you can expect Watford to struggle season on season.
That makes betting on them a challenge. There are, however, ample opportunities to make money by either backing or betting against Watford.
Best Watford Sportsbook Odds
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Watford Game Schedule
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Watford Standings Today
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How To Make Money Betting On Watford
Watford was on pace to better their 13th place finish in 2015-16 but the wheels fell off toward the tail end of the 2016-17 season. The Hornets eventually finished with 40 points and a share of 17th place. That point total meant they were six points clear of the relegation spots, but it should have been a more comfortable end to the season.
Watford's main problem was their inabiity to scrap out away points. They finished with only 12 away points, the sixth least in the league. The Hornets will have to improve upon that total if they have any chance of climbing the ladder in coming seasons.
Vicarage Road, contrastingly, was comparatively kind to Watford, who managed the 12th best home record in top flight. They finished with 28 points from 57.
The 2016-17 Hornets side had all sorts of trouble at both ends of the pitch. They lacked a killer instinct in front of goal and had to pull the ball out of their net many more times than they would have liked. Allowing 68 goals, Watford had the fourth worst defensive record. Only Swansea, Sunderland and Hull conceded more goals.
Their offensive production wasn't much better, as the Hornets scored 40 goals, the fifth least in the league. So, there is no rule of thumb when it comes to Watford betting. You can feel very comfortable betting against the Hornets when they play away from Vicarage Road, but the returns will be minimal.
You'll have to take the over/under bets on a game-by-game basis. Most of the time, you'll want to go with the under away. Then again, be careful, as they have been known to concede in bundles on their travels.
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