Newcastle United vs Watford Intro
With little separating the clubs on the table, and heading deeper into the season, this matchup between Newcastle United and Watford could prove to be pivotal to each club’s hopes of survival. Nothing less than a win in this Premier League matchup at St James’ Park will be acceptable as both teams work to lift themselves from the bottom of the table. Kick off on Saturday January 15, 2022 is scheduled for 3:00 PM. As Premier League heads into matchweek 22, Claudio Ranieri can’t be too happy about his team having earned only 13 points, which puts them in the last place in the league. Eddie Howe did a better job with the Saturday’s hosts: they are 19th with 11 points. Heading past the midway point of the Premier League season, Newcastle United and Watford sit 2 places and 2 points apart.
Newcastle United vs Watford Form
Newcastle United were able to draw with Manchester United, which doesn’t help them too much in adding to their points tally of 4 from the last five games. In the meantime, Watford remain on zero points after losing to Tottenham. In their last five home matches at their St James’ Park, Newcastle United have earned 6 points. Watford desperately need to improve their form away from home. There have been just three points won in five games on the road.
Newcastle United vs Watford H2H
The away club Watford have the historical advantage between the teams, with 7 victories over the 17 meetings. Hosts Newcastle United have a total of 6 victories. There have been 4 drawn matches between the clubs. Watford is playing away from home here but has won one more than Newcastle United in the last six meetings between the two.
Newcastle United vs Watford Analysis
Newcastle United drew their last match. Eddie Howe’s men played against Manchester United. At the final wistle, the scoring board showed 1-1. Now it is time for Eddie Howe’s men to face Watford. Against Manchester United, Newcastle United claimed 30% of the ball. Looking at shots on goal, Newcastle United, in its previous game, shot 13 times on target and in the same game, Eddie Howe’s men gave up 10 shots. Meanwhile, Watford lost its previous game. Claudio Ranieri’s team played Tottenham. The fulltime scoreline for that match was 0-1. In their match against Tottenham, Watford had the following ball possession : 26%. Looking at shots on goal, Watford has those following stats: 6 shots in attack and 21 shots conceded.
Newcastle United vs Watford Odds
Newcastle United is the favourite to win this match between Newcastle United and Watford according to the bookmakers.