Bournemouth vs Watford: Cherries and Hornets hard to split

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Odds: Bournemouth 19/20, Draw 12/5, Watford 11/4

Kick Off: 1500, 19/08/2017

Stadium: Vitality Stadium

Bournemouth and Watford have a history of sharing the spoils and another stalemate looks the value bet when they clash at Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

These teams have drawn all four meetings since being promoted to the Premier League together and have finished on level terms six times in seven encounters if you add on Championship games.

We’re hoping that trend continues and are kicking off our Bournemouth vs Watford betting predictions with a draw at 23/10.

A Look At Bournemouth’s Betting Odds

Bournemouth couldn’t capitalise on having 71 per cent of the possession when opening the new season with a 1-0 defeat at West Brom.

After falling behind to a set-piece goal on the half-hour mark, the Cherries pushed for an equaliser but a late Nathan Ake header was their only effort on target.

“It is unlike us to have so much possession and to not create chances,” said Eddie Howe. “We controlled the game but we have to be a lot more efficient.”

The Cherries were the seventh-highest Premier League scorers at home last term, so a response is expected here and 333/100 for a score draw is included in our Bournemouth vs Watford betting tips.

A Look At Watford’s Betting Odds

Watford were without Troy Deeney and started with £18.5million signing Andre Gray on the bench against Liverpool but had no problems scoring in a thrilling 3-3 draw.

The defensive frailties which saw them close with six straight defeats last term were there for all to see, but new boss Marco Silva will be happy with the spirit which inspired a stoppage-time equaliser.

“We made mistakes, but we reacted well,” said the manager. “We need to show this attitude and commitment in all our games.”

Silva earned plenty of plaudits for the battling qualities shown by Hull after his arrival halfway through last season and looks a good recruit for the Hornets.

Both encounters between these teams ended 2-2 last term and 23/2 for a repeat of that scoreline takes the eye from the Bournemouth vs Watford odds.

Additional stats

Last result:

West Brom 1-0 BOURNEMOUTH

WATFORD 3-3 Bournemouth – Stefano Okaka, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Miguel Britos

Head-to-head: Bournemouth 2-2 Watford, Watford 2-2 Bournemouth, Watford 0-0 Bournemouth, Bournemouth 1-1 Watford, Bournemouth 2-0 Watford, Watford 1-1 Bournemouth.

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Andrew works at the Press Association where he oversees all the company’s sport betting editorial, having previously worked on the Teletext Sport desk and been editor of the England cricket team’s website. A lifelong Huddersfield Town fan, his preferred way to unwind is to head for the hills on his bike.

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