The Citizens look destined for a win at Villa Park this coming Wednesday when looking at the odds on display. However, they have been stumbling along lately and Aston Villa will like the prospects of a surprise. Placed 11th in the table Aston Villa have amassed 44 points after 30 matches. On 74 points Manchester City is ranked in 1st place with as many matches as the home side.
Stats and facts for Aston Villa and Manchester City.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Aston Villa’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Aston Villa conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- Manchester City has won the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester City has won in the last 9 of 10 matches when playing away;
- Manchester City scored in the last 22 of 24 matches.
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Form Aston Villa vs Manchester City
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Aston Villa continue to look blunt.
Aston Villa goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings, Aston Villa was hammered by Tottenham in a 2-0 defeat and won a 3-1 win against Fulham. Their latest game produced a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool.
Manchester City continue to collect points.
After an impressive run, Manchester City saw their fine streak coming to an end in their last league match. However, recent results suggest it may just have been a small dip in form. In their last 3 matches, Manchester City went down 2-1 in a match against Leeds, followed by a 2-1 win against B. Dortmund in the Champions League. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 defeat against Chelsea.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for Aston Villa here. Siding with Manchester City at odds 1.36 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying.
Aston Villa v Manchester City Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Goals on the menu:
The last time the pair played each other, The Citizens came away as 2-0 winners back in January 2021 in a match in the Premier League. Both sides have seemingly entered their latest matches in a cautious state of mind. 7 of their 10 most recent encounters saw at least one team managing a clean sheet. Manchester City usually enjoys playing Aston Villa, taking all 3 points against them 8 times in the last 10 meetings in the Premier League.
Aston Villa lies 11th in the table on 44 points after 30 matches. 30 points ahead after 32 games, The Citizens find themselves in 1st place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookmakers, Manchester City is the favourite to win. A bet on a win for Manchester City will get you odds 1.36, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 73% chance of beating Aston Villa. If you want to bet your money on Aston Villa, the best odds are 9.00. Aston Villa lost 4 of their last 10 home league games, while Manchester City won 9 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Aston Villa averaged 2.2 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Manchester City, the average total goals were 2.7, with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 57%. This equals odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 2.20. The last 10 home league games of Aston Villa had an average of 2.2 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 5 went over 2.5 goals. Manchester City’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of Manchester City’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.