The bulk of Watford’s success has been earned within the comforts of home surroundings, where they carry the sixth best home record (W4, D0, L2) in the league prior to kickoff. Eight goals conceded at home could be of some concern though, given that Liverpool have scored in all six of their away trips in the Premier League (PL) this season.
Recent head-to-head history somewhat favours Watford, with the ‘Hornets’ leading at half-time twice in their last three home PL matches against Liverpool, for an overall record of: W1, D1, L1, from those games.
Furthermore, against all foes, Liverpool have dropped points in two of their last three (W1, D2) matches on the road, making this harder to predict than usual. However, where Watford fall short in the first-half, Liverpool generally thrive prior to the break. [Read more…]