Aston Villa vs Brentford
England – League Championship
Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Villa Park, Birmingham.
Aston Villa will continue searching for victory as they host Brentford at Villa Park on Wednesday night.
Aston Villa were held to a 2-2 draw at home on Sunday, Nottingham Forest left it late before equalising. Both teams were unable to score in the first half of the game, the 4 goals were all scored in the 2nd half. Villans almost grabbed maximum points, but H. Lansbury’s equaliser in the 87th minute broke their hearts. They have now gone 4 games without a win in the Championship.
Brentford got back to winning ways on Saturday, they defeated Brighton and Hove Albion 0-2 on the road. S. Hogan netted the opener in the 29th minute to give Brentford the lead, later in the 70th minute, S. Hogan’s 2nd goal sealed the victory for Brentford. They now hope for another win to get themselves into 2nd position depending on results elsewhere.
Aston Villa: Team News
Aston villa will be missing Libor Kozak and Aaron Tshibola as they are both injured.
Brentford: Team News
Brentford will be without Alan Judge who is injured and Lasse Vibe who is on suspension.
Aston Villa vs Brentford: Head to Head statistics
Aston Villa have never lost a game against Brentford, they won 5 of their 6 games together and drawn 1. At home, Aston Villa have won 2 games and drawn 1.
The two teams last played against each other in 1947.
Note: this is the first Championship game between the two teams, all their previous games was in the premier league.
Aston Villa vs Brentford: Prediction
It’s obvious that the Head to Head stats has no effect on the game, the two teams have changed a lot. With this being their first game outside the English first tier anything can happen. Villa are only favourites on paper, but their performance in the opening six games is nothing to write home about.
Meanwhile, Brentford already have 3 wins from their first games, they have lost 2 and drawn 1. They are currently in 8 position with 10 points, 6 points behind the table leaders.
The game will likely end in draw to add to Villa’s fleet of draws this season, also i expect both teams to score.
Aston Villa vs Brentford: Betting Tips
Brentford Win/Draw at 11/10 (2.10)
Both teams to score at 8/11 (1.73).
Get the rest of our Championship Tips at the Prediction Page.