Wolves vs Aston Villa Predictions and Betting: Wolves are ready to face the mighty challenge of Aston Villa today with both sides looking to gain the initial momentum they had early in the season.
Wolves are coming off a forgettable drubbing at the hands of Liverpool in last premier league match, whereas Aston Villa went back to the drawing board to figure out their wrong doings against West Ham.
A win here for either of the teams means a chance to climb up the table which paves way for an exciting contest over the weekend.
Nuno Espirito Santo's Wolves looks to be stronger over Dean Smith's side.
Wolves vs Aston Villa Predictions and Betting: Offensive and defensive stats
Aston Villa will most probably come in with a 4-3-3 formation to stop the Wolves attack whereas the hosts will stick to their 4-3-3 spread that will help them secure their 6th victory of this season.
Daniel Podence is a young talent from Portugal who has scored twice in addition to two assists in 12 games. He has 81.7% pass accuracy and dribbles very well with an average of 1.4 per match. He has 1.6 shots on target and provides 0.9 key passes every game so far.
Pedro Neto is a key component in this attack who has scored 4 goals and 2 assists in 16 games for the team. He has a good header, passes extremely well and has an accurate finishing touch. Apart from 90.3% pass accuracy, he has won an average of 0.5 aerial duels and has created 1.6 shots on target per game in the recent games.
Adama Traore strengths include dribbling, crossing and key passes. He has failed to contribute for the side so far but has a pass accuracy of 74.1% along with 3.4 dribbles per game so far.
The Aston Villa attack was heaped with praises for back-to-back wins against giants like Liverpool and Leicester but have suddenly lost the momentum with a couple of defeats.
Ollie watkins will lead the frontline once again and is an important striker in the eleven. In addition to 8 goals and 1 assist in 12 outings, he has been exceptional in aerial duels winning an average of 4.1 per game along with 2.4 shots and 1.3 key passes per game.
Trezeguet will have to do the winger role and has 2 goals and an assist with 77.1% pass success for the team to succeed.
Wolves are ahead
In Midfield, for Aston Villa charge will be taken by Ross Barkley, Douglas Luiz, John McGinn and Jack Grealish.
Jack Grealish will join him whose strength is to create chances and to dribble exceptionally. He has so far scored 6 times along with 5 assists which includes a double brace against Liverpool along with 83.6% pass success, 3.1 dribbles and 2.7 key pass every match.
Ross Barkley has had a good season so far. He has socred at 0.3 goals per match and has 84% passing accuracy as of now.
For Wolves, Joao Mautinho and Ruben Neves will have lots of work to do in the midfield. Mautinho has 88% passing accuracy while Neves has 85% in this EPL season as of now.
Aston Villa are ahead.
The Wolves defense would be desperate to hold on to a clean sheet on Saturday. Conor Coady, will be the center back in the eleven who has 87.8% pass accuracy and likes to play long balls.
In addition to this, he has 1.2 tackles, 0.8 interceptions and 3.3 clears per game in 13 appearances.
Max Kilman will join him to guard the goal post and was exceptional in his last match with 89.5% pass completion rate. He also got 0.9 interceptions and 2.3 clears per game so far.
Willy Boly will either play left or right center back and has great tackling skills. In addition to tackling, he is exceptional in aerial duels winning 2.8 per game along with 81.6% pass accuracy. Apart from this, he has 1.6 tackles, 1.7 interceptions and 3.5 clears so far in 14 matches.
The Aston Villa’s defense has been a big let down in the last few games and need to pull themselves up against the Wolves.
Tyrone mings who is a center back is versatile and can counter attack very well. The English defender has 80.7% pass completion along with 3 clears per match which speaks of the effort he puts along with 0.6 blocks per game so far.
Ezri konsa is very strong in controlling possession and giving important crosses. He has about 83.8% pass completion success, an average of 3.2 aerials won per match along with 0.4 tackles and 4.9 clears every match.
Aston Villa are ahead.
Aston Villa vs Wolves Team News
Ross Barkley is reportedly to be back for Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Berkley suffered a hamstring injury last month in a match against Brighton.
Raul Jimenez to return home after skull fracture in a match against Arsenal.
Aston Villa vs Wolves Predictions and Betting: Recent form
Wolves have had a better season than most of their other campaigns as they are currently positioned at 10th place in the table. They grabbed victories against Sheffield United, Fulham, Leeds United and Crystal Palace in contrast lost to West Ham, Manchester City and Leicester.
In their last outing, they stood no chance after they were thrashed 4-0 lead by the defending champions Liverpool which included an own goal by Semedo. This means that it is important for them to stage a comeback that will help them in their cause to make it to the top five.
It is quite ironic that Aston Villa have played some high-quality football when they have played top teams like Liverpool and Leicester but have resorted to being complacent when they face other teams.
They were unbeaten in the first four games which included one of their biggest wins against Liverpool by a 7-2 margin and an important victory over Leicester City. But from then on, they were convincingly defeated by Leeds and Southampton but pulled off an upset against Arsenal. They then lost to Brighton and West Ham United that pushed them down to 12th spot with 15 points in 9 outings.
Wolves vs Aston Villa predictions and betting: H2H
Matches: 16 : Aston Villa: 6 Wolves: 5 Draw: 5
Last 5 games: Aston Villa – 2, Wolves – 3, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: Arsenal defeated Wolves with a 2-0 margin in a Premier League fixture.
Aston Villa vs Wolves Predictions and Betting: Predicted Winner
The match between Wolves and Aston Villa is scheduled to be held in the Molineux stadium on 12th December at 12.30 pm local time. Aston Villa are coming off a much-needed break after a defeat to West Ham whereas Wolves were blown out by Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday night. The betting platform and prediction experts have put Wolves in the drivers’ seat in this contest.
FCTables have given 42% chance to the Wolves while the Aston Villa have only got 29% chance to get a much-needed win on Saturday.
Another platform Sofascore have also gone on to back Wolves in what looks like a one-sided game despite the fact that their rivals can spring a surprise.
According to FiveThirtyEight, they are expecting Wolves to get those three valuable points with Aston Villa getting just 31% chance to pull off a significant victory.