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Premier League: Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Wolverhampton who meet up this coming Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Wolves could close the current gap on the top four, when they face off against Aston Villa on Saturday. Their current position in the Premier League standings naturally favours The Villans, but Wolverhampton won’t be short on motivation.

Ranked as number 4 in the Premier League standings, Aston Villa, have so far collected 56 points this season, while Wolverhampton collected 41 points. This puts them up as number 9 after 28 rounds.


Team form: Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton

Aston Villa Form

In their last three matches, Aston Villa lost 0-4 against Tottenham, won 4-0 against Ajax, before drawing 1-1 against West Ham. Aston Villa claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Premier League. They also drew one and lost three, scored ten goals and conceded 14.

Wolverhampton Form

In their previous three outings, Wolverhampton lost 3-0 against Newcastle, beat Fulham 2-1 and lost 2-3 against Coventry. Wolverhampton won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored ten while also conceding ten times.

Betting stats and facts for Aston Villa and Wolverhampton

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Aston Villa and Wolverhampton played across all tournaments.

  • Aston Villa have scored in 37 of the last 39 home matches
  • Aston Villa have scored in 29 of the last 31 home matches in the Premier League
  • In 9 of the last 10 Aston Villa matches in the Premier League, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 8 of the last 9 Aston Villa matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 6 Aston Villa home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Wolverhampton have conceded in 28 of the last 30 away matches in the Premier League
  • In 9 of the last 10 Wolverhampton away matches in the Premier League, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Wolverhampton have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • In the last 6 Wolverhampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Wolverhampton have won 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals

In-form players: Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton

It has been a superb season for Ollie Watkins so far as he managed to score impressive 16 goals across all tournaments during the current campaign. He appears to be in great form currently, as he hit the target five times in his last six games, and The Villans rely on his abilities against Wolverhampton. Siding with him to find the back of the net this coming Saturday seems like a decent punt.

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Full-time result

Aston Villa claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Wolverhampton won four of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing four in this series of matches. Wolverhampton have not lost to Aston Villa in 6 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Aston Villa scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Wolverhampton scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Aston Villa managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Aston Villa’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Of the last ten games for Wolverhampton, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.7 times goals per game. Aston Villa conceded a goal in their 6 most recent matches.

Betting prediction: Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton

To sum up, the upcoming match between Aston Villa and Wolverhampton seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.

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