Ipswich vs Watford prediction, odds & betting tips 10/04/2024

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Ipswich - Watford

England Championship - Portman Road Stadium

Ipswich vs Watford prediction
Ipswich Town's Axel Tuanzebe (left) and Leeds United's Georginio Rutter battle for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match at Elland Road, Leeds. Picture date: Saturday December 23, 2023. – Photo by Icon sport || 184935_0007 Action – Photo by Icon Sport

Ipswich remained second in the Championship standings despite losing to Norwich on Saturday and with five games before the end of the season, the team is still very much in contention for a top-two finish.

Watford, on the other hand, has done what it can to remain near the middle of the table with little potential for further success.

Ipswich vs Watford predictions: Ipswich can't afford a mistake

Ipswich vs Watford predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Half-Time Ipswich

⚽ Correct score prediction

Ipswich 2-1 Watford

⬆️ Over 2.5 goals

 

Yes

Key stats

  • Ipswich had a three-match winning streak snapped by Norwich over the past weekend.
  • Watford has played three straight draw matches.
  • Ipswich is on a three-game winning streak versus Watford.
  • Ipswich has the second-most over 2.5 goals matches this season with 26.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Ipswich is the overwhelming favourite

  • HOME: 4/9 (1.44) – 69.2%
  • DRAW: 10/3 (4.33) – 23.1%
  • AWAY: 6/1 (7.00) – 14.3%

It is not a surprise that Ipswich has been put forth as the expected winner in this match. The home team was given a 70 percent probability chance of taking the victory.

Ipswich's latest game was a loss against Norwich while Watford played out a draw versus Preston.

Visit our free betting tips page for previews and suggestions around the markets, here are some options you have for this contest: Over 1.5 First-Half Goals is valued at 7/5 (2.40) – 41.7% and a First Goal being scored between minutes 11-20 can get you odds up to 3/1 (4.00) – 25%.

Last five H2Hs: Ipswich is in the middle of a winning streak

Ipswich has won three games in a row versus Watford looking at the last five games between the clubs, however, it is worth noting that before this season, their last clash was nine years ago.

England Championship 12/12/23

Watford

Watford

1
Ipswich

Ipswich

2

England Championship 21/03/15

Watford

Watford

0
Ipswich

Ipswich

1

England Championship 08/11/14

Ipswich

Ipswich

1
Watford

Watford

0

Ipswich team news and form: Good enough for promotion

Ipswich is defending its top two spots this week. Manager Kieran McKenna has a full squad at his disposal.

Predicted Lineup: Hladky(GK), Burgess, Davis, Woolfenden, Tuanzebe, Luongo, Morsy, Chaplin, Hutchinson, Jackson, Moore.

England Championship 04/05/24

W

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

0

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

England Championship 30/04/24

W

Coventry

Coventry

1

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

England Championship 27/04/24

D

Hull

Hull

3

Ipswich

Ipswich

3

England Championship 13/04/24

D

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

1

Ipswich

Ipswich

1

England Championship 10/04/24

D

Watford

Watford

0

Ipswich

Ipswich

0

Watford team news and form: Too many draws costing the team

Watford has the second-most draw games in the Championship this season with 15. Ken Sema, Kwadwo Baah, and Jeremy Ngakia are not available.

Predicted Lineup: Bachmann(GK), Hoedt, Sierralta, Porteous, Lewis, Dele-Bashiru, Kayembe, Andrews, Dennis, Asprilla, Bayo.

England Championship 04/05/24

L

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

3

Watford

Watford

1

England Championship 27/04/24

W

Sunderland

Sunderland

0

Watford

Watford

1

England Championship 20/04/24

D

Hull

Hull

0

Watford

Watford

0

England Championship 13/04/24

L

Southampton

Southampton

3

Watford

Watford

2

England Championship 10/04/24

D

Ipswich

Ipswich

0

Watford

Watford

0

Player to Watch: Conor Chaplin

The versatile striker has been leading Ipswich this season with 13 goals and has made 40 appearances in a possible 41 matches that his team played. He missed a single contest due to several yellow cards. Chaplin added eight assists to his season's tally.

Conor Chaplin
Conor Chaplin of Ipswich Town hits his free kick against the Charlton Athletic wall during the Sky Bet League 1 match between Charlton Athletic and Ipswich Town at The Valley, London Picture by Darren Woolley/Focus Images/Sipa USA 07590188758 29/10/2022 – Photo by Icon sport || 165849_0018 Action Londres Londre London USA Etats-Unis Etats Unis – Photo by Icon Sport

Since joining Ipswich from Barnsley three years ago, Chaplin has played 142 times for his team and scored 53 goals. His previous stints include Portsmouth and Coventry. His biggest stat line is that he was involved in a quarter of all the goals Ipswich scored this season.


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