Southampton vs Aston Villa – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 16, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 16, 2023

Southampton go up against Aston Villa at St. Mary’s Stadium this coming Saturday in a thrilling Premier League match. With 25 points after 19 games, Aston Villa currently rank 11th in the Premier League standings. Southampton play catch-up as they recorded 15 points in 19 matches, putting them up as 20th before their upcoming clash.

Southampton vs Aston Villa Stats

  • 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

Southampton vs Aston Villa Lineups

Southampton vs Aston Villa Preview

Nathan Jones’ Southampton swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 1-2 against Crystal Palace. They went on to defeat Manchester City 2-0 and made it three on the spin against Everton in a 1-2 victory. In their last six Premier League home matches, Southampton didn’t claim a single win. Instead, they’ve drawn two and lost four, while scoring five and conceding 12 goals.

Unai Emery’s Aston Villa claimed four points in their last two league matches, starting with a 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton. A 1-2 defeat against Stevenage was next up in the FA Cup, before beating Leeds by 2-1. Aston Villa won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says nine goals conceded and five scored.

Southampton vs Aston Villa H2H

A 1-0 win was the follow-up to a 4-0 victory, when Aston Villa last faced Southampton, no doubt raising the spirits ahead of their next trip. Southampton usually enjoy playing Aston Villa, claiming six wins in the last ten encounters. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 2.90.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Southampton claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing four. Aston Villa won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost five of these matches. It is a little hit-and-miss, whether home matches for Southampton go over or under 2.5 goals. Over 2.5 happened six times in their last 10 at St. Mary’s Stadium. It came out six times in 10 league matches away for Aston Villa.

Both Teams to Score

Betting on Aston Villa winning to nil in their latest meetings with Southampton would have been a sound choice. They ended up winning 1-0 in September 2022 and 4-0 in March 2022, respectively. Both teams scored five times in the previous ten matches between home side Southampton and Aston Villa. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.75.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between Southampton and Aston Villa. There were over two goals five times, as Southampton managed an average of 2.1 goals, while Aston Villa scored 1.4 goals on average. In their previous ten matches across all tournaments, Southampton saw over 2.5 goals scored eight times, and they scored 1.9 goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Aston Villa’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.