Watford and Manchester City face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at Vicarage Road. When these two teams faced off in July of 2020 it was Manchester City that won 4-0.
Watford currently sits in 17th place in the standings having picked up 13 points. Watford has lost two games in a row including the last game against Chelsea. It was impressive that Watford did put one in the back of the net, but it wasn’t enough as they were defeated by a goal. Watford actually outshot Chelsea 6-4 but they couldn’t win the game. Watford has scored 19 goals total while their defense has given up 26 goals. Emmanuel Dennis has been the best player for Watford scoring six goals and adding five assists. Ismaila Sarr and Joshua King have both also scored five goals.
On the other side of this matchup is Manchester City who sit in 2nd place in the standings having picked up 32 points. Manchester CIty has scored each of the last three games by a final score of 2-1. In the last game against Aston Villa, it was Ruben Dias and Bernando Silva were the two goal scorers. Manchester City has scored 29 goals total while their defense has given up eight goals. Bernando Silva has scored five goals and added another assist. There are nine different players who have scored at least two goals.
Manchester City is the better team, but they aren’t going to win this game in blowout fashion. Look for Watford to score a goal or two and they are going to keep this game close. Back Watford to cover the +1.5.