Watford v Birmingham predictions: In-form Hornets could prove hard to stop
Low-scoring clash on the cards when Birmingham visit Vicarage Road
Free football tips, best bets and analysis for Watford v Birmingham City in the Championship on Saturday.
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Watford & under 3.5 goals
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Lee Bowyer made a positive early impression in the Birmingham dugout, steering his new charges to a 2-1 success at home to Reading, but a reality check could be in store against promotion-chasing Watford.
Six points separate fourth-bottom Birmingham from third-bottom Rotherham but the picture is far from clear because the Millers have four games in hand.
The relegation rivals go head to head at the New York Stadium in mid-April but Birmingham have to play four games before their trip to south Yorkshire, including matches against three of the top four clubs.
Bowyer will be looking for his players to repeat the battling qualities which underpinned their midweek success but even a fully committed effort may not be enough to knock Watford off their stride.
The Hornets may have to show some patience but should grind out a low-scoring victory to keep their promotion push on track.
Seven of Watford's last eight home wins have featured fewer than four goals.
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