Burnley vs Watford Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Burnley vs Watford Odds – Monday 26th September 2016 – 20:00 – Sky Sports 1 

Burnley are 19/10 with the draw at odds of 11/5 and Watford are 6/4

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Burnley welcome Watford to the Turf Moor on Monday Night, with the Clarets looking to recover from their difficult start.

Burnley come into this fixture having enjoyed a tough start to life back in the Premier League.

They lost their last match against Leicester City 3-0, with the Foxes resurgent after their difficult start.

Goals from Islam Slimani (45+2 & 48) either side of half time, and a Ben Mee own goal completed a miserable afternoon for Burnley.

Mixed Start For Dyche

Burnley have enjoyed a mixed start to the season, with three defeats out of five games, with Chelsea, Swansea and Leicester defeating them.

They find themselves in 16th position in the Premier League, with four points from give games.

Sean Dyche’s side are just one point above the relegation zone, come the end of the season they will be delighted if they finish in that position.

Big Season For The Clarets

Burnley will have a very difficult season ahead, but the Championship season has given them the perfect audition for life in the Premier League.

They have scored just three goals in their opening five games, with two of those coming in the victorious 2-0 win over Liverpool.

In Watford, the Clarets face a side who they will be targeting the maximum three points from, especially at home.

Burnley’s record against Watford is even, the sides have drawn their last four successive matches against each other.


Watford Flying

Watford will have enjoyed their last win in the Premier League, after defeating Manchester United 3-1.

Goals from Etienne Capoue (34), Zuniga (83) and Troy Deeney (90+5) settling the tie.

Marcus Rashford scored United’s opening goal in the second half, with United failing to register a single shot on target in the first half.

Two Successive Wins For Hornets

The Hornets are in excellent form having registered a 4-2 win against West Ham prior to the United result, which appears to have been a major catalyst for their form.

Walter Mazzarri’s side produced an excellent comeback, having found themselves 2-0 down after just 33 minutes.

Michali Antonio continued his excellent form for club, with two goals inside 33 minutes to give West Ham the lead.

Watford came back in emphatic fashion, with goals from Odion Ighalo (41) and captain Troy Deeney (45+2), ensuring that the Hornets went into the break on level terms.

Two second half goals from Etienne Capoue (53) and Holebas completing an incredible comeback at the London Stadium.

Mazzarri Revels In Huge Win

Walter Mazzarri had enjoyed a tough start to life as a Premier League manager, with just five points from his opening four games.

During that time they have only left the capital once, with tough matches against Chelsea, West Ham and Arsenal after an opening day draw against Southampton.

Much More To Come

Watford’s last two wins have seen them climb up to 9th in the table, level with a host of sides on seven points.

The most impressive aspect of the last few games has been the seven goals scored, they have finally rediscovered their scoring touch.

They hadn’t beaten Manchester United in a league game in over 20 years, with a 1-0 win in the 1986/87 season, another impressive record now consigned to history.

Burnley will be a tough opposition for Watford, with the Clarets struggling and they will be targeting a hard fought three points against the Hornets.


Both teams are 5/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Burnley are Andre Gray at 5/1, with Sam Vokes at 13/2. For Watford, Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo are at 5/1 with Isaac Success at 13/2.

The last time that these two sides met they drew 1-1 and the odds of the same result are 9/2.

Burnley vs Watford Odds

Tip 1 – Gray to score first @ 5/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 14/1

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