Middlesbrough - Watford

‘Boro are having a miserable season. From top favourites for promotion, they come to the relegation battle. They’re seven points above the line (have a game in hand) and won just twice out of last seven at home (fellow strugglers Scunny and Derby). Main problem for Tony Mowbray is lack of the attacking options. Top striker Leroy Lita is out injured, while other two strikers Kris Boyd and Lee Miller are on loan at other clubs. Scott McDonald will play alone in front.

Watford are team of good and bad streaks. In October they’ve noticed seven games without a win, after that seven wins in a row, then again winless in nine and recently made two consecutive wins with 6-0 goal difference (unbeaten in five)! They’re play off candidates and have few players in good shape, particularly sensational is Danny Graham who scored in all of last five matches.

It will be a close and very probably low scoring affair, but I can see Watford taking all three points. Draw would be fine, as well. 0-1 correct score.

Bet: Watford +0.25
Odd: 1.96 188bet
Stake: 7/10

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