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Middlesbrough vs Watford Predictions & Tips - Watford to make it seven in a row

  • Middlesbrough vs Watford predictions for Monday’s Championship match.
  • The game is being played at 1:30 pm BST at the Riverside Stadium
  • Watford have won their last 6 matches
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Alex Waite 04 Apr 2021
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Middlesbrough vs Watford Predictions


Middlesbrough have struggled to put a good run of form together and come into this match following consecutive defeats.

Watford are flying high in the Championship and their recent winning streak has given them a good chance of automatic promotion. A win for the Hornets is backed.

  • Middlesbrough have lost 3 of their last 5 matches (Championship).
  • Watford have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Middlesbrough (all competitions).
  • Watford have won their last 6 matches (Championship).
  • Watford have won 4 of their last 5 away matches (Championship).

Head-to-Head


Middlesbrough have a 17-14 advantage against Watford in 39 meetings. 

Watford won the reverse fixture 1-0 at Vicarage Road in September, extending their unbeaten run against Middlesbrough to eight games in all competitions. 

Middlesbrough Form 


Middlesbrough lost 3-1 to Bournemouth on Friday, their second consecutive defeat in the Championship.

The result followed a 1-0 away loss to Millwall before the international break, leaving Boro seven points off the play-off places in ninth place.

Neil Warnock’s side have lost three of their last five Championship matches. Only back-to-back home wins over Preston and Stoke have kept Neil Warnock’s side in the chase for the play-offs. 

Middlesbrough Injuries & Team News


Defender Daniel Fry and midfielder Marcus Taviner are ruled out through injury.

Anfernee Dijksteel, defender, is also unavailable for the rest of the season. 

Watford Form


Watford beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at home on Friday to extend their winning run to six matches in the Championship.

Watford have also won 10 of their last 11 matches, giving them a nine-point cushion in the automatic promotion places ahead of third-placed Swansea.

The Hornets have won four of their last five away matches, including back-to-back wins at Rotherham and play-off chasing Cardiff City.

Watford Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Tom Cleverley and winger Ismaila Sarr are unlikely to return for Watford due to respective injuries. 

Midfielders Daniel Phillips and Tom Dele-Bashiru are also out long-term along with striker Troy Deeney. 

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Verdict

Watford are in excellent form and remain on track for automatic promotion. The Hornets should be too good for Middlesbrough.

Best Bet: Watford Win Full Time Result @137.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Correct Score Tip: Watford Win 2-1 Correct Score @900.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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