Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Premier League round 21 game between Southampton and Aston Villa and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Southampton welcome Aston Villa for a clah in the Premier League at St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday.
Sitting bottom of the Premier League table, Southampton have claimed 15 points after 19 rounds, while Aston Villa have amassed 25 points. This places the latter as number 11 in the Premier League at the moment.
Team form: Southampton vs Aston Villa
In their last three outings, Southampton won 1-2 against Crystal Palace, beat Manchester City by 2-0 and hammered Everton 1-2. The Saints are without a win in their last six Premier League matches on home soil, which produced a record of two draws and four defeats, in which they conceded 12 and scored five goals.
Aston Villa Form
Aston Villa claimed four points in their last three matches, starting by a 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton. A 1-2 defeat against Stevenage was next up, before beating Leeds by 2-1. Unai Emery’s side claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches reads nine goals conceded and five scored.
Betting stats for Southampton and Aston Villa
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Southampton and Aston Villa played across all competitions.
- Southampton have conceded in 20 of the last 22 home matches
- Southampton have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Southampton played, both teams scored
- Southampton have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- Aston Villa have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
- Aston Villa have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Aston Villa played, both teams scored
- In 6 of the last 7 Aston Villa matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Aston Villa away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Players on top: Southampton vs Aston Villa
It is difficult to look past Emiliano Buendia, when searching for a goalscorer, as he seems in wonderful shape. He hit the target twice in his last three appearances for Aston Villa. With four goals lately for Southampton, James Ward-Prowse is also a player to look out for.
Popular markets: Southampton vs Aston Villa
St. Mary’s Stadium witnessed Southampton winning four times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing two and losing four as well. Aston Villa claimed three wins, two draw and five defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Southampton only scored the first goal of the match in one out of their last ten games. Aston Villa scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. In the last 10 games played, Southampton opened the scoring only once, while Aston Villa scored the opener five times in their last 10 games
Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Southampton’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 1.9 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Aston Villa, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches. Southampton conceded a goal in their previous 8 matches.
Betting prediction: Southampton vs Aston Villa
Here we present a free betting tip for this Premier League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Southampton and Aston Villa.