Norwich – Aston Villa : Preview & Prediction
Norwich City and Aston Villa play on Carrow Road in a match of the 41st round of the Championship. In the final clash between these teams in this competition on 19-08-2017, Aston Villa won at home (4-2). At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 games. However, the last time they faced at this stadium was on 13-12-2016, in a match for Championship that ended the victory of Norwich City by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by Nélson Oliveira (62 ‘).
Analysis of Norwich City
After 13 wins, 13 draws and 14 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 52 points. In the last match, they lost with Queens Park Rangers away (4-1), after having lost at home in a game against Fulham (0-2). In the last 10 home games for the league, Norwich City have won 4, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 15 points out of 30. In the matches played in his stadium there are some frequent scorers at the end of the first 45 ‘: 0-0 (7 in 20 matches) and 0-1 (7 in 20 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency to few goals, as 13 of his last 20 games in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 40 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 20 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 20 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 20 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Norwich City enter this unmotivated game after a 4-1 away away defeat at the Queens Park Rangers field. The home team opts to play in a traditional 4-3-3 where the three most advanced players are Josh Murphy, Nélson Oliveira and Hoolahan. It is worth noting that the home club lost in their field, only once in the last six games. Coach Daniel Farke will not be able to count on Tom Trybull, Moritz Leitner, Matt Jarvis, Louis Thompson and Marco Stiepermann for being injured.
Review of Aston Villa
The visiting team is currently in 4th place with 73 points, after 21 wins, 10 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Hull City (0-0). In the last match, he won at home to Reading by (3-0). In the last 10 away games the Aston Villa has recorded 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, having won 16 points out of 30. In matches played outside the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 8 of his 20 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 40 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 20 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he suffered 7 of his 19 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Aston Villa enter into this motivated game after a 3-0 home win at Reading: Bjarnason, Hourihane and Hogan scored the winning goal. The visiting team usually plays 4-3-3, favoring a faster style of play and constant transitions. The three advanced players will be Hogan, Snodgrass and Adomah. It is possible that Grealish, Bjarnason and Hourihane play the most central part of the field. The visitors’ coach must have all the players at his disposal.
Norwich – Aston Villa : Betting Tips
Norwich – Win Odds: 2.80
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70