Aston Villa vs Brighton
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 21 November 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Villa Park.
The Lions made a monster of a start to their campaign this season, and have put in their name as one of the hopefuls to qualify for Europe. As of now, they are placed sixth in the table, just three points below the toppers. Impressively though, they still have a match in hand.
The team will surely wish to cash in on this form, and they surely have been pitted against a struggling opponent for this weekend.
The Seagulls are a consistent contender for a spot just above the relegation cut-off. Last season they had finished in the 15th spot, while this time around they are placed in the 16th position.
They have so far recorded a single win this league season, and worryingly it had come two months back. Moreover, they also have a troubling h2h record against this opponent over the years as well.
Likely, count on the in-form Aston Villa to secure another win this Saturday, and climb upwards the table – especially with most of the teams above them having tough fixtures this game week.
Aston Villa vs Brighton: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Dean Smith’s men are unbeaten against this opponent since 2010.
- They had recorded wins in two of the former three clashes.
- Not once have they failed to score against this rival in the past decade.
- At home, they have scored two or more goals in all but one match-up in the past ten-year period.
- They have also won all but one encounter at this venue since 2010.
Aston Villa vs Brighton: Prediction
The Lions had recorded a 0-3 win on the road the last match-day, against Gunners. In fact, they have been a constant nuisance for some of the best teams this season. Note that they have already defeated the likes of Liverpool, Leicester etc.
In the meantime, Graham Potter’s men were held to a goalless draw the past game week, by Burnley. In addition, the former are also on a seven-game winless run, and they had lost four of these fixtures.
They also have a total of just five wins away from home since August of 2019, and two of these had come against teams in the lower division at present, and one of the remaining three victories had come against the 19th placed Burnley.
On the other hand, their counterparts had won eight of their former eleven fixtures, and they also had remained unbeaten in 12 of their preceding 15 games.
And most importantly, they have a 100% unbeaten record in h2h match-ups over the past decade.
Taking these observations into account, expect Aston Villa to record a winning performance this Saturday.
Aston Villa vs Brighton: Betting Tips
Draw No Bet: Aston Villa @ 1.67 (2/3)
Aston Villa 0, +0.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.50 (1/2).