Aston Villa vs Leeds
England – Championship
Date: Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Kick-off at 13.30 UK/ 14.30 CET
Venue: Villa Park (Birmingham).
The 23rd round in the English Championship has Aston Villa hosting Leeds at the Villa Park. The match takes place on Sunday.
Leeds is first in the league table and has 45 points from their 22 matches so far. Their record reads 13 wins, six draws, and three losses. The team scored 36 goals and conceded 18 in return.
Aston Villa holds the eighth position in the table and has posted 33 points from their 22 fixtures. They won eight games, drew nine and lost five matches in their league campaign. Aston Villa has a goal difference of +9 after scoring 43 and conceding 34 goals.
Leeds won against Bolton, on the road, in their last league match. Bamford scored the winning goal for Leeds. The final score was 1-0. Aston Villa drew against Stoke, at home, last weekend. The match ended 2-2, with either team sharing the spoils.
Aston Villa vs Leeds Head-to-head (h2h)
- Aston Villa won the last h2h match against Leeds.
- Four of the last six h2h wins belong to Aston Villa.
- Aston Villa has lost four of their last 14 games.
- Leeds won all five of their last five fixtures.
- Aston Villa was unbeaten in 10 of their last 11 home-ties.
- Leeds was unbeaten in 13 of their last 16 away matches.
Aston Villa vs Leeds Prediction
This match is sure to produce fireworks as we witness Aston Villa, the side with one of the top-two frontlines in the league, hosts, the best team in the competition, Leeds. Both these teams are in fine form, with Leeds winning their last five fixtures in the league, and Villa being unbeaten in the time period.
It will be goals galore as Leeds tries to maintain their gap at the top of the table, and as Aston Villa tries to get into the playoff spots. A win in this match will do a world of good for both these sides, and either of them will go in for the kill.
Aston Villa, as usual, will rely on their stupendous forwards to get the job done, and the home advantage will complement their performance a notch better. After feeling out the rivals in the first half, Aston will shift gears in the second half, as has been the case this whole season.
The match will be intense throughout, and the tiring legs will start to take its toll in the later stages of the game. We will see some good goals in this game, especially in the second half.
Aston Villa vs Leeds Betting Tips
To Score in Second Half: Aston Villa @ 1.60 (3/5)
Half with Most Goals: Second Half @ 2.00 (1/1).