Tommy Smith scored twice in the last 15 minutes as Watford beat Wolves to move up to second spot in the Championship.
Steve Kabba headed the Hornets ahead in the opening minute following a long throw by Leigh Bromby.
Darren Ward headed over for the visitors and Stephen Elliott blazed a shot over the bar.
But Smith made it 2-0 on 76 minutes when he turned in Nathan Ellington's volley and he ran through to coolly slide in the third moments later.
Watford: Lee, Doyley, Mariappa, Bromby, Sadler, Smith, O'Toole, Eustace, McAnuff (Ainsworth 81), Kabba (Darius Henderson 69), Ellington (Bangura 84).
Subs Not Used: Stewart, Williamson.
Goals: Kabba 1, Smith 76, 78.
Wolverhampton: Hennessey, Foley, Darren Ward, Rob Edwards, Gray, Elliott (Kyle 63), Henry, David Edwards, Jarvis, Ebanks-Blake, Keogh (Bothroyd 78).
Subs Not Used: Stack, Breen, Potter.
Ref: Lee Probert (Wiltshire).