Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Arsenal who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
Aston Villa will take on visitors Arsenal at Villa Park in a Premier League tie on Saturday.
In the Premier League standings, Aston Villa rank third with 32 points to their name from 15 matches, while visitors Arsenal sit top of the table with 36 points.
Team form: Aston Villa vs Arsenal
Aston Villa Form
Aston Villa have not lost any of their last three matches. They first won against Legia Warszawa with a score of 2-1, then drew 2-2 with Bournemouth. They returned to winning ways by defeating Manchester City with a score of 1-0. Aston Villa have been outstanding at Villa Park in the last six Premier League matches here. They have earned the maximum 18 points, scoring 20 goals and conceding only five.
Arsenal are in excellent form heading into their next match, having won their last three matches. They defeated Lens 6-0, Wolverhampton 2-1, and Luton 3-4. In their last six away games in the Premier League, the Gunners have won four, drawn one, and lost one. They have scored 12 goals and conceded six.
Betting stats and facts for Aston Villa and Arsenal
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Aston Villa and Arsenal played across all competitions.
- Aston Villa have scored in the last 26 home matches in a row
- Aston Villa have won 18 of the last 20 home matches
- Aston Villa have scored in 29 of the last 31 matches
- In 14 of the last 15 Aston Villa home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Aston Villa have not lost 19 of the last 20 home matches
- Arsenal have scored in 28 of the last 29 matches
- Arsenal have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
- Arsenal have won the last 6 matches in a row
- Arsenal have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- Arsenal have won 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
Players under the radar: Aston Villa vs Arsenal
Some players in each team are currently scoring goals and getting noticed. For the visitors, Kai Havertz has been scoring regularly and has two goals in his last three games. If he starts on Saturday, it’s because Arsenal trust him to continue scoring against Aston Villa. Aston Villa depend on Ollie Watkins, who has scored three times in four games.
Popular betting markets: Aston Villa vs Arsenal
Aston Villa racked up nine wins in their previous 10 matches on their home ground across all tournaments. They lost one and now face Arsenal, who won six of their previous 10 away matches. They drew one and lost three. The Gunners have won their last four matches on the trot. They have beaten Aston Villa in four consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Arsenal have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than eight times in their previous 10 outings. Aston Villa scored the first goal of the game in five of their last 10 games.
Aston Villa saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Arsenal matches would have returned some winnings in seven of them. Arsenal managed to score an average of 2.6 goals per game.
Betting prediction: Aston Villa vs Arsenal
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Aston Villa and Arsenal. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.