Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
The final Premier League game of the season at Villa Park this coming Sunday will see visitors Brighton facing home side Aston Villa.
Brighton have sealed sixth place and Europa League football for next season in the Premier League, but Aston Villa aren’t quite over the finishing line yet. The Lions need to win to secure seven spot and qualification for the Europa Conference League.
Team form: Aston Villa vs Brighton
Aston Villa Form
In their last three matches, Aston Villa lost 1-0 against Wolverhampton and won 2-1 against Tottenham, before drawing 1-1 against Liverpool. Unai Emery’s side swept all opposition aside in the six most recent Premier League matches at their home ground. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 12 and conceding one goal.
Brighton have been all over in their last three matches across all tournaments. Against Newcastle, they came out empty-handed in a 4-1 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 3-1 win against Southampton. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City. The Seagulls won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored ten while also conceding ten times.
Betting stats for Aston Villa and Brighton
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Aston Villa and Brighton. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- In the last 14 Aston Villa matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Aston Villa have won 5 of the last 6 home matches without conceding a goal
- Aston Villa have scored in the last 12 home matches in a row
- Aston Villa have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
- Aston Villa have won the last 6 home matches in a row
- Brighton have scored in 33 of the last 34 matches
- Brighton have scored in the last 18 away matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 5 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
Players to watch: Aston Villa vs Brighton
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Douglas Luiz, who is performing well for Aston Villa. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Premier League outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Brighton. The visitors will be looking to Deniz Undav to find the net once again, after managing two Premier League goals for Brighton in recent matches.
Popular betting markets: Aston Villa vs Brighton
Aston Villa claimed seven wins in their previous 10 matches at Villa Park across all tournaments. They lost three as well, while visitors Brighton won four of their last 10 away matches. They drew three and lost three. Aston Villa have beaten Brighton in 3 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Aston Villa scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Brighton scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Aston Villa managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. Aston Villa have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Brighton.
Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Aston Villa, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Brighton, who scored 1.9 times on average in those matches. Brighton scored at least one goal in their last 15 matches.
Betting prediction: Aston Villa vs Brighton
To summarize, the upcoming Premier League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Aston Villa vs Brighton mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.