Aston Villa – Preston : Preview & Prediction
Aston Villa and Preston North End play at Villa Park in a match of the 33rd round of the Championship. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 01-11-2017, Aston Villa won out by (0-2). The history of recent direct clashes between these two teams indicates total balance as there has been 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 games. In this match the home factor could play a significant role, as the Preston North End presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Review of Aston Villa
After 17 wins, 8 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 3rd place, having won 59 points. In the last match, he lost with Fulham away (2-0), having won 2-1 at home against Birmingham City in the previous game. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 13 conceded, against 9 victories , 3 draws and 3 home defeats, with 26 goals scored and 15 conceded. For the championship, Aston Villa had 23 points out of 30, after 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 10 games at their home stadium.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 8 games in your stadium. In their home league games the most frequent marker in the break was 1-0 (6 in 16 matches). His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 32 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Aston Villa come to this unmotivated game after having added a 2-0 defeat at Fulham, putting an end to the five wins in a row. Usually we can verify that the Aston Villa operates with a system designed in 4-2-3-1 being Jedinak the anchor of the team, being this owner of a fantastic sense of position. On the other hand, Albert Adomah is the great highlight of this team with 13 goals scored. For this game the coach still does not count on Steer, Kodjia, Lyden and Grealish, all injured.
Review of Preston North End
After 12 wins, 14 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 7th place, having won 50 points. In the final match, they drew 1-1 with Wolverhampton at home (1-1) after their previous match tied it out in a game against Brentford for (1-1). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 25 goals scored and 17 conceded. Already inside the home, it conquered 5 victories, 7 ties and 3 defeats, with a total of 18 goals scored and 15 suffered. In the last 10 away from the championship the Preston North End has 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats, having won 16 points out of 30.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 8 games outside your stadium. In the matches played outside the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 7 of his 16 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 32 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard. In the last 16 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 7 of his 20 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Preston North End comes to this game with a 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton, thus registering the fourth straight game without losing in several competitions. The last defeat was for the FA Cup when they lost 1-0 at Sheffield United. In this game away from home coach Alex Neil must opt for a strategy very different from the last game, that is, give priority to defensive organization and counterattacks. Jordan Hugill is the big highlight of Preston North End with 8 goals scored. For this game the coach can not rely on John Welsh due to suspension.
Aston Villa – Preston : Betting Tips
Aston Villa – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70