Newcastle United vs. Watford Match Analysis and Prediction

After cruising through the third round of FA Cup, Newcastle will host their premier league side Watford this weekend for their fourth round of FA Cup action. The match will take place on Saturday 26th January at the St. James’ Park at 3 PM GMT.  If history is to determine the outcome of the match, Watford seems to be doing so far better than Newcastle United. Currently, Newcastle is struggling with the relegation area at number 17 in the premier league table standings while Watford sits comfortably at number seven.

This weekend’s match will offer Newcastle a good opportunity to be level in a number of FA Cup wins against Watford at 3 if they manage to walk victorious. Newcastle got here by defeating Blackburn Rovers 4-2 in a tough game in their FA Cup round on extra time.

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Watford, on the other hand, beat Woking FC 2-0 to make it to the fourth round. Overall, the Hornets seem to be doing better than Newcastle United. Saturday’s match will help them stamp their superiority over the relegation strugglers Newcastle United.

Newcastle United’s presence in the fourth round was through a lackluster triumph over Blackburn Rovers. If they won’t up their game, then they are in for a shock in front of their home fans comes Saturday. Their performance in the premier league is also a testament that they are not doing all that well. Watford o the other hand seems to be doing relatively well. Their good performance is expected to extend to this match.

Newcastle United vs. Watford Head to Head

The two sides have met 7 times in FA action and each has walked with either a win or a loss. Watford has won three matches against Newcastle’s 2. The two sides have drawn thrice in their previous FA action. Overall, in all action, the sides have played 44 times. Of these, the Magpies have won 16 times against Watford’s 14 times. The sides have drawn 14 times. Here is a look into their seven FA Cup action and how it played out:

  • Watford 1-0 Newcastle United
  • Watford 1-0 Newcastle United
  • Newcastle United 0-0 Watford
  • Watford 2-2 Newcastle United
  • Newcastle United 0-0 Watford
  • Newcastle United 5-0 Watford
  • Watford 0-1 Newcastle United

Team News

Newcastle United narrowly won against Cardiff without the presence of Paul Dummett, Karl Darlow, Jonjo Shelvey, Mo Diame, and Kenedy due to injuries. It is their hope that they will be strong for the fourth round FA Cup action.

On the other hand, Watford’s Craig Cathcart, Kiko Femenia, Sebastian Prodl, Abdoulaye and Will Hughes are all doubtful for the match.

Goals Scored

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Odds and Predictions

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The two sides are all hopeful of a win in Saturday’s fixture. Newcastle has however never made it past the fourth round of the FA Cup. Will they make history over the weekend? It is most unlikely that the Magpies will defeat the Hornets. This action will show who is stronger of the sides. Our best bets for the match are as follows:

  • Watford to win
  • Both teams to score
  • Over 3.5 goals at fulltime
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