Tip Watford - Manchester City
Prediction published on December 2, 2021 at 8:13 AM - Modified on December 2, 2021 at 9:13 AM
Watford welcome champions Manchester City to Vicarage Road for this Matchday 15 encounter. The home side are in 17th position with 13 points while City are in second spot with 32 points. Watford could not have asked for a more difficult week as they face the Premier League champion just three days after playing the European champions Chelsea. Watford gave good account of themselves against Chelsea before losing 2-1. They have lost four of their last five league matches and are now just three points above the relegation zone. Watford have only one win at home in their last six league matches and that was a 4-1 victory over 10 man Manchester United.They have not won at home against City in their last seven matches and the best result in that time was a 1-1 draw in 2007.
Manchester City are fresh off a 2-1 away win at Aston Villa and are now within a point of leaders Chelsea. Six wins in their last six matches has seen them hit a purple patch at a crucial time of the season. Their four wins in four league games is the best winning run at present in the league. City are unbeaten in their last five away matches in the league and have only lost once away from home this season. The visitors have only lost once in their last 12 league matches and that was a shock 2-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace.
Key points Watford - Manchester City
Five of Watford’s last seven matches have produced over 2.5 goals.
City has won the last 13 matches against Watford.
Watford are yet to keep a clean sheet at home this season.
City have scored 10 goals in their last four away league matches while conceding only five.
Both teams have scored in City’s last three matches.
Conclusion Watford - Manchester City
Watford have had difficulties in defense all season and they can expect a barrage of attacks from the Champions therefore we are expecting a City win and we are backing the over 3.5 goals option.
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