Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Premier League round 31 game between Aston Villa and Newcastle United and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Aston Villa enjoy home advantage, when visitors Newcastle United swing by on Saturday for a clash in the Premier League. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.
While Newcastle United are now third in the Premier League table after collecting 56 points in 29 rounds, Aston Villa trail them on 47 points. This leaves them as number 6 in the table after 30 rounds played.
Form: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Aston Villa Form
Aston Villa swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 0-2 against Chelsea. They went on to defeat Leicester 1-2 and made it three on the spin against Nottingham Forest in a 2-0 victory. Aston Villa won four of their past six matches on home soil in the Premier League, where they also lost twice but drew none. They scored 12 goals and conceded nine times.
Newcastle United Form
In their last three matches, Newcastle United first beat Manchester United 2-0, then West Ham by 1-5, and finally Brentford by 1-2. Newcastle United won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored ten while also conceding six times.
Betting stats and facts for Aston Villa and Newcastle United
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Aston Villa and Newcastle United. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Aston Villa have scored in the last 13 matches in a row
- Aston Villa have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
- Aston Villa have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
- In 6 of the last 8 home matches Aston Villa played, both teams scored
- In 5 of the last 6 Aston Villa home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 18 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 9 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Newcastle have conceded in the last 8 matches in a row
- In 5 of the last 6 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Players on top: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Ollie Watkins has four strikes in six Premier League matches for Aston Villa, who will be relying on his services when clashing with Newcastle United. The visitors are looking to Alexander Isak, who has provided his team with five Premier League goals.
Popular markets: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Villa Park witnessed Aston Villa winning four times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing one and losing five as well. Newcastle United claimed four wins, three draws, and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Aston Villa won their last six matches on the trot. Newcastle United won their last 5 matches in a row. Aston Villa have beaten Newcastle United in 3 consecutive home league meetings
Both teams to score
Aston Villa scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Curiously, Newcastle United only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Aston Villa have won to nil in 3 consecutive home games. Unai Emery’s side won five of their matches last 10 matches without conceding a goal. They’ve scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Newcastle United.
Aston Villa witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.8 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Newcastle United, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches. Aston Villa scored at least one goal in their last 17 matches.
Recommended tip: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
To sum up, the upcoming match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.