Swansea v Watford – 101 Great Goals prediction: Swansea 2-1 Watford
Saturday’s visitors have a mounting injury list and face a Swansea that are just starting to find form
Watford will be looking at their away record this season for inspiration, following last weekend’s mammoth defeat.
Swansea v Watford betting tips
Swansea are favourites at 13/10.
Watford are big odds for the victory, 21/10.
Draw at half-time and Watford full time is an attractive looking 13/2.
Swansea v Watford: Premier League preview
Swansea host Watford at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
The visitors will be the fresher of the two sides as Swansea were in midweek Carabao Cup action.
Paul Clement’s side were 2-0 winners at Reading. Alfie Mawson and substitute Jordan Ayew scored the goals, while Bayern Munich loanee Renato Sanches bagged his first assist for the club.
The win comes on the back of last weekend’s hugely encouraging draw against Spurs. Swansea kept a clean sheet in a 0-0 stalemate at Wembley.
Watford suffered the biggest defeat of the season so far, losing 6-0 at home to Manchester City last weekend. Swansea will need to be wary of Watford’s away form, however.
Marco Silva’s side have recorded 2-0 wins in both of their only two away matches this season.
Swansea team news v Watford: Bony up front
Wilfried Bony will be looking to make his first Premier League start since rejoining the Swans in the summer.
Leon Britton comes back into contention after missing the draw at Spurs with a lower back problem.
Saturday will come too soon for Nathan Dyer. The winger has made a return to training following an Achilles injury but is not yet up to speed.
Ki Sung-yueng is closing in on a return following knee surgery, and has a chance of making the substitutes bench.
Kyle Bartley remains sidelined with a long-term knee injury.
Watford team news v Swansea: Defensive woes
Miguel Britos will serve the last of a three-match suspension following his red card against Brighton.
Kiko Femenia is available again after missing out last weekend with a head injury.
Younes Kaboul will miss out once again with a thigh injury, but Sebastian Prodl could make a return and will face a late fitness test.
Craig Cathcart will be out until at least January, while Tommie Hoban is another long-term absentee.