Watford and West Ham United face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown on Tuesday at Vicarage Road. When these two teams last faced off in July of 2020 it was West Ham that came away with the 3-1 record.
West Ham currently sits in 6th place in the standings having picked up 28 points. West Ham has lost two games in a row including the last game against Southampton, a game they gave up three goals in. West Ham has scored 30 goals total while their defense has given up 24 goals total. The defense hasn’t been terrible this season, but at times they have really struggled including the last game where they looked lost most of the game. Michail Antonio has been the top player for West Ham scoring seven goals and adding four assists. Saïd Benrahma has also scored four goals and added three more assists.
On the other side of this matchup is Watford who sits in 17th place having picked up 13 points. Watford has really struggled coming into this game having lost four games in a row. In the last game against Brentford on December 10th, the offense actually scored the first goal in the 24th minute. The defense broke down late though, giving up two goals after the 84th minute, and that led to the defeat. Watford has scored 21 goals total while their defense has given up 31 goals total. Emmanuel Dennis has been the top player for Watford scoring seven goals and adding five assists. Joshua King has also scored five goals and added two assists.
Watford’s defense didn’t look great in the last game, and West Ham is going to take advantage of that. Look for West Ham to score two or three goals, and Watford isn’t going to have the offense to keep this game close. West Ham is going to come away with a victory on the money line.