Cardiff City vs Aston Villa: Preview and Prediction

Cardiff City vs Aston Villa EFL Championship Match Preview

Cardiff City vs Aston Villa
EFL Championship
Date: 2nd January 2017, Monday.
Kick-off: 15:00 UK
Venue: Cardiff City Stadium.

Aston Villa are hoping to continue their current unbeaten record when they travel to face Cardiff City at Cardiff Stadium.

Cardiff City haven’t been on the best of form in recent game weeks, they have won just once since December. Also they have lost just once, drawn 3 times and have 1 game postponed, accumulating 6 points from a possible 15 in December.

Cardiff City are near the relegation zone, they are 20th in the table with 24 points. They will be hoping to grab a win in this game to ensure they stay clear of the relegation zone.

Aston Villa have been partly successful in the December fixtures with 3 wins, 2 defeats and a draw. They are currently on a 3-game unbeaten run with 2 wins and a draw. The Villans are 9th in the table with 35 points, they are 5 points below the play-off zone.

Cardiff City vs Aston Villa: Head to Head Statistics

  • There have been 34 previous meetings between the two teams, Cardiff City have won 13 games while Aston Villa have won 17 games.
  • At Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff have won 8 times, drawn twice and lost 6 games to Aston Villa.
  • Aston Villa were victorious in the reverse of this fixture in November as the game ended 3-1 in their favour.

Cardiff City vs Aston Villa: Prediction

Despite Aston Villa’s good form, the game will be a tough one for both teams. Aston Villa are the joint 4th best defensive side in the league having conceded 23 goals. Villans can count on their defensive form to help them get something out of this game.

We expect Aston Villa no to lose this one, but a win or draw.

Cardiff City vs Aston Villa: Bet Tips

Draw no Bet – Aston Villa at 1.83
Under 2.5 goals at 1.64.