Another home defeat for the Baggies means that since reaching forty points, Tony Pulis’s team have lost five of seven matches, failing to scoring in six of them and picking up just four points.
A home defeat leaves the 2017 Albion side level with the 2013 one on 44 points from 32 games still needing six points from the remaining six games to hit the half century.
A first league defeat at Vicarage Road in more than 20 years leaves Albion six points short of their record Premier League points total with seven games to go.
Albion travel to Vicarage Road on Tuesday evening looking to improve on their relatively meagre tally of three league away wins this season, to face a Watford side whose impressive early season form faltered late last year onwards leaving them in a mid-table position with half an eye on the teams below them.
A hard-earned point at Old Trafford means that this season’s record matches the record 2012/13 season in points although Steve Clarke’s men had scored once more goal after 30 games.