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Tuesday, 22 January, 2019

Not much to separate Watford and Bournemouth

Points could be shared at Vicarage Road

Watford host Bournemouth at Vicarage Road
1 of 1

Kick-off 3pm Saturday

Watford and Bournemouth will be looking to hang onto the coat-tails of the top five for as long as possible but might have to settle for a point each at Vicarage Road.

It is arguable that Watford, having already played three of the big six, have made the better start but they are getting plenty of respect from the markets.

Bournemouth deserved their 2-1 victory at home to Crystal Palace on Monday and their enterprising style of football may be enough to earn a point in Hertfordshire.

Recommendation
Draw
1pt 5-2 general

Bet on this game at Soccerbase.com

Team news
Watford
Gerard Deulofeu, Sebastian Prodl, Miguel Britos and Stefano Okaka return to the squad but Marc Navarro (knock), Daryll Janmaat (knee) and Tom Cleverley (Achilles) are out.

Bournemouth
Charlie Daniels (knee) and Kyle Taylor (calf) are the only absentees for the Cherries.

Key stat
Five of Watford's last six fixtures with Bournemouth have finished level.


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Five of Watford's last six fixtures with Bournemouth have finished with the scores level
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