Ace Football previews the EFL Cup round 3 match between Manchester United and Aston Villa and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The EFL Cup third-round clash at Old Trafford on Thursday sees Manchester United hosting opponents Aston Villa. We are bound to see an exciting game here. Aston Villa hope to continue their bright start under new manager Unai Emery, while Manchester United will be out for a spot of revenge after losing to the Villians in the Premier League last weekend.
Manchester United vs Aston Villa – Fixture History
Manchester United aim to bounce back
Manchester United hope to get back to winning ways after first beating West Ham by 1-0, before winning 0-1 against Real Sociedad. The streak ended in a recent 3-1 defeat against Aston Villa.
Aston Villa look to make it back-to-back wins
Results have been up and down for Aston Villa, who beat Brentford by 4-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 4-0 against Newcastle, before claiming three points in a 3-1 win against Manchester United.
Latest games between Manchester United and Aston Villa
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Aston Villa claimed a 3-1 win in the Premier League at Villa Park on Sunday. This time round, betting on Unai Emery’s side will get you odds 5.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 20% chance of winning at Old Trafford. You can get a price of 1.66, should you wish to add Manchester United to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last match between Manchester United and Aston Villa:
Betting stats and facts for Manchester United and Aston Villa
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester United and Aston Villa. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Manchester United have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- Manchester United have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Manchester United have won 4 of the last 5 matches
- Manchester United have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Manchester United have scored in 6 of the last 8 home matches
- Aston Villa have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Aston Villa have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
- Aston Villa have conceded in 8 of the last 9 away matches
- Aston Villa have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Marcus Rashford. He is one of the players from Manchester United who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net two times in his last 6 games, and will surely want to add some more goals against Aston Villa.
The visitors will be looking to an in-form Leon Bailey to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently.
Manchester United vs Aston Villa Match predictions
To summarise, the upcoming match between Manchester United and Aston Villa appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.