Ace Football previews the Premier League round 7 match between Aston Villa and Brighton and offers team stats, betting tips and the best odds.
Aston Villa will be looking to leverage their home advantage when Brighton visits Villa Park on Saturday.
Brighton, currently two places behind the league leaders, Manchester City, have accumulated 15 points from six rounds, while Aston Villa have amassed 12 points to go sixth in the Premier League standings.
Aston Villa vs Brighton Preview
Aston Villa Form
Aston Villa are currently experiencing a make-or-break situation. Following a 3-2 defeat against Legia Warszawa, they bounced back by securing a 1-0 victory over Chelsea. However, their most recent match resulted in another loss, this time a 2-1 defeat against Everton. Aston Villa have been dominant in their last six Premier League home games, winning all of them and scoring 15 goals while conceding only three.
Brighton have had mixed results in their previous three matches, winning only once. They suffered a 2-3 defeat against AEK Athens, followed by a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth. However, they were unable to maintain their momentum and lost 1-0 against Chelsea. In their last six away matches in the Premier League, Brighton recorded three wins, one draw, and three losses, scoring 13 goals and conceding 11. They have not experienced any draws but have suffered three defeats.
Aston Villa vs Brighton Stats
Based on statistics from recent matches played across all tournaments, here are some facts that could be helpful for placing bets on the upcoming Aston Villa vs Brighton game.
- Aston Villa have scored in the last 18 home matches in a row
- Aston Villa have not lost the last 12 home matches in a row
- Aston Villa have won 11 of the last 12 home matches
- In 11 of the last 12 Aston Villa matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Aston Villa have won the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Brighton have scored in the last 30 matches in a row
- Brighton have scored in the last 23 away matches in a row
- In 14 of the last 15 matches Brighton played, both teams scored
- In the last 7 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- In 9 of the last 10 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Aston Villa vs Brighton – In-form players
In Brighton’s last six Premier League games, Evan Ferguson has scored four goals, while Leon Bailey has scored twice in Aston Villa’s last six matches.
Aston Villa vs Brighton Betting Tips
Aston Villa have not lost to Brighton in five consecutive meetings. In their last 10 matches at Villa Park, Aston Villa won eight times, drew one, and lost one. Meanwhile, Brighton recorded five wins, zero draws, and five defeats in their last 10 away games.
Both teams to score
In the last ten home games, Aston Villa impressively scored the first goal of the match eight times, while Brighton have scored the opening goal in five out of ten games. Brighton saw both teams score in the last four away games they played, but they have been unable to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 games. Aston Villa, on the other hand, managed to keep four clean sheets in their last 10 games. In the previous four home meetings with Brighton, Aston Villa has scored in all of them.
During their last ten matches, Aston Villa witnessed nine games with more than 2.5 goals, scoring an average of 2.3 goals themselves. Brighton, on the other hand, had eight out of their last ten games with over 2.5 goals, averaging 2.2 goals per game. Furthermore, Brighton has maintained a streak of scoring in their previous 22 Premier League matches.
Match predictions: Aston Villa vs Brighton
To sum up, the upcoming match between Aston Villa and Brighton seems to be a good betting opportunity.