Burnley and Watford occupy the lower two rungs in the Premier League table, with the Clarets having accrued twelve points from eighteen top-flight games played. It’s clearly a meagre total although Sean Dyche’s side have more than enough matches to work their way out of trouble and the top football betting sites still give them a puncher’s chance of remaining in the top flight.

Meanwhile, the Hornets are two points better off than Burnley having played two games more and they’re now on their third manager of the season already. After Xisco Munoz and Claudio Ranieri were both settled as winners on the Premier League Sack Race betting market, Roy Hodgson is now tasked with trying to keep Watford afloat.

Burnley Betting Favourites to Beat Watford

The latest Premier League match betting odds highlight that Burnley are favourites to beat Watford on Saturday 5 February. The Clarets have only won one of their eighteen matches played this season, so it might seem like a leap of faith to back Sean Dyche’s team even if they’re up against opponents who have been losing games hand over fist recently.

One of the big positives for the Lancashire outfit is the acquisition of Wout Weghorst who has arrived from Wolfsburg. The Dutch international will want to make a big impression and he is among the favourites on the First Goalscorer betting odds, with the striker likely to be a popular bet to break the deadlock against a team who are leaking goals.

Burnley are regarded as being something of a defensive team, although the Both Teams to Score betting market indicates that they might get on the front foot in this clash. The BTTS Yes betting odds is trading at a shorter price than the No option and there’s every reason for thinking that the net will bulge a few times based on the Total Goals betting market.

Can Hodgson Help the Hornets to Safety?

Roy Hodgson has previously done some sterling work at West Brom and Crystal Palace, with the former England coach now tasked with somehow rescuing Watford and keeping them afloat in the Premier League. The Hornets are staring down the barrel after a succession of defeats under Claudio Ranieri and the first port of call will be to make them harder to beat.

Watford are the betting outsiders on the Full-Time Result betting market, with the Premier League betting odds for the relegation market indicating that there’s a high percentage probability that the Hornets will be a feature on the Championship betting coupon next season with or without Hodgson.

Watford have played nine away games in the Premier League this season, losing six of their encounters and only winning on two occasions. Despite a 5-2 win away to Everton and a 4-1 victory against Manchester United, those are the only two triumphs that have occurred during seventeen games in all competitions.

What Are the Best Bets for Burnley v Watford?

The best betting sites now have Burnley v Watford priced up and our Premier League betting tips include Under 2.5 Goals. Despite the bookies making it slightly more likely that both teams will score than at least one team will fail to find the net, we think that two goals or less might be the way forward considering the status of this clash.

This match at Turf Moor could have an enormous bearing on the team that is able to survive in the top flight this season. Burnley have plenty of games in hand and it would be a psychological boost if they were able to somehow claim a slender win and get off the bottom of the table.

Therefore, it could be worth looking at the correct score betting market. You might even get a huge price about Wout Weghorst to score the opening goal of the game and Burnley to win 1-0.


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