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Watford vs Southampton predictions: Premier League preview & line-ups

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Watford to draw 1-1 with Southampton is 11/2 with Paddy Power

Hovering dangerously above the relegation zone, Southampton will be desperate for an away win on Saturday.

Given Watford’s poor home record, and the Saints’ shocking record on the road, these two could cancel each other out.

Watford vs Southampton: Who will win?

Watford are 7/5 favourites, although Southampton are 15/8 for the win. The draw is 23/10.

Back against BTTS at 11/10. The alternative is 4/6.

Draw at half-time, draw at full-time is 7/2.

Richarlison is 23/10 to score anytime.

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Watford vs Southampton: Premier League preview

Watford host Southampton at Vicarage Road on Saturday.

Watford head into the match inside the top half of the table, and five points above their opponents, despite just one win in their last nine Premier League matches.

Marco Silva’s side progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup last weekend with a comfortable 3-0 win over Championship side Bristol City. Andre Carrillo, Troy Deeney and Etienne Capoue bagged the goals for the Hornets.

A superior goal difference is all that separates Southampton from the relegation zone. The Saints ended a nine-match winless streak last weekend, beating Fulham 1-0 in the FA Cup.

James Ward-Prowse’s first half goal proved to be the winner at Craven Cottage.

Watford won the reverse fixture 2-0 in September at St Mary’s. Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat were both on target for the Saints.

These two sides will meet again in late January after being drawn together in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

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Watford team news vs Southampton

The length of Watford’s list of absentees has hardly let up over the festive period.

Long-term absentees Isaac Success, Miguel Britos and Younes Kaboul hope to return later this month, as does Will Hughes

Nathaniel Chalobah, Kiko Femenia and Tommie Hoban remain sidelined, while Craig Cathcart is a doubt with a knee injury.

Southampton team news vs Watford

Mauricio Pellegrino will be sweating over the fitness of his defenders.

A late call will be made on full-backs Jeremy Pied and Cedric Soares, while Wesley Hoedt will be assessed following concussion.

Charlie Austin is a long-term absentee for the Saints.

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Watford predicted line-up vs Southampton

Predicted Watford XI vs Southampton

Predicted Watford XI vs Southampton

Southampton predicted line-up vs Watford

Predicted Southampton XI vs Watford

Predicted Southampton XI vs Watford

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