Attacks could be on top at Hornets
Southampton could count themselves unlucky to lose in the EFL Cup final and face a huge challenge over the next three months as they try to motivate themselves for the Premier League run-in.
Relegation looks highly unlikely and Europa League qualification looks out of reach, so it will be fascinating to see how Claude Puel's team will react.
They played some superb football at Wembley but looked vulnerable at the back and may struggle to keep a clean sheet against a Watford side spearheaded by Troy Deeney.
Both teams to score
1pt 21-20 Betfair
Nordin Amrabat will return to training next week. Mauro Zarate (knee) is out long-term and Daryl Janmaat (groin) is a doubt.
Fraser Forster has overcome a minor thigh strain but Virgil Van Dijk and Charlie Austin are sidelined.
Both teams have scored in five of Watford's last six Premier League home games.