Aston Villa vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Aston Villa is set to face a mighty challenge in the form of Tottenham Hotspur at home. The match is scheduled to be played on 14th January in the Villa Park.
The hosts lost their last fixture but are looking to finish this season in the top five whereas Spurs are in for what looks like a four-way battle for the Premier League battle with Liverpool, Manchester United and Leicester in the fray.
The head-to-head and the odds suggest an edge to the visitors with the home team known for pulling off upsets this season.
Aston Villa vs Spurs : Offensive and defensive stats
Ollie Watkins will lead the Villa’s frontline once again and is an important striker in the eleven. In addition to 8 goals and 2 assists in 18 outings, he has been exceptional in aerial duels winning an average of 3.9 duels per game along with 2.9 shots and 1.3 key passes per game.
Jack Grealish will join him whose strength is to create chances and to dribble exceptionally amidst rumors about his move to Manchester United. He has so far scored 8 times along with 7 assists and has a rating of 7.75 this season.
Anwar El Ghazi will have to do the winger role who has 6 goals with 73% pass success.
Spur’s prime striker Harry Kane has been a key figure who is in talks to extend his stint at Spurs. The English player is having one of the best seasons with 12 goals and 14 assists in 27 appearances for the side with 70.6% pass success. He also enjoys 3.8 shots per game and has an exceptional rating of 7.57 so far.
He will be accompanied by Son Hueng-Min who is on a roll with 18 goals and 6 assists in 27 matches underlining his significance in this eleven. The Korean forward is exceptional in the air and accounts for 1.7 shots, 1.8 key passes and 0.7 dribbles per game.
Spurs are ahead.
In mid for Aston Villa, Ross Barkely will be taking the charge. He will be accompanied by Bertand Traore and John McGinn.
For Tottenham, Harry Winks and Tanguy Ndombele will be leading in the mid. They will have a great support of Erik Lamela.
Spurs are ahead.
Aston Villa’s defense wasn’t up to the mark against Red Devils despite having Mings in the mix. Tyrone Mings is a center back who is versatile and can counter attack very well. The English defender has 79.4% pass completion along with 3.2 clears per match which speaks of the effort he puts in the center.
Ezri Konsa is very strong in controlling possession and giving important crosses. He has about 83.9% pass completion success, an average of 3 aerials won per match along with 0.7 tackles and 4 clears every match.
The left and right defenders Cash and Targett will have to make sure that they guard the sides pretty well so that they clear any attack coming their way.
The Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld who sat out sit out for four weeks after picking up an injury is back in the side. He enjoys 82.9% success in passes and has at least 1.9 tackles per game along with 0.5 interceptions and 3.8 clears.
He will be supported by Eric Dier who is a very good blocker and can counter attack. He has 84.1% success while passing and is great in aerial duels winning 2.8 per match along with ratings of 6.73 in this season.
Aurier who is looking to move back to PSG will be replaced by Ben Davies. He is a strong blocker and is aggressive in aerial duels with an overall rating of 6.74 this season.
Spurs are ahead.
Aston Villa vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head:
Matches: 38: Spurs: 20 Aston Villa: 7 Draw: 11
Last 5 meetings: Spurs – 4, Aston Villa – 1, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: Spurs defeated Aston Villa with a 3-2 margin in a Premier League fixture.
Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspurs Today Match Prediction
The betting platforms are suggesting a comfortable victory for Spurs unanimously.
According to FCTables, there is a 39% chance to Spurs whereas Aston Villa are behind with a 34% chance. This is quite reflective in the odds that they have given as of now. Spurs stand at 2.42 with their opponents having odds 2.82 going into the clash.
Another popular platform Sofascore has also suggested an upper hand to the visitors with the hosts having odds of 2.87 to grab an important victory.
Looking at the BettingExpert, they have allotted odds of 2.40 to the Spurs while the away team needs a good effort to turnaround the odds of 2.87 for them.