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Bristol City vs Aston Villa Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Stalemate on the cards at Ashton Gate

  • Bristol City take on last year's finalists Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup
  • The third round clash kicks off at 7.00pm BST at Ashton Gate
  • Bristol City have lost 1 of their last 9 matches
  • Aston Villa have drawn 3 of their last 5 away matches
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Aston Villa face an in-form Bristol City side (Getty Images)

Premier League Aston Villa visit Championship Bristol City in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Thursday. Villa will be looking to avoid an upset at Ashton Gate as they bid to repeat last year's run to the League Cup final.

Bristol City Form


Bristol City have enjoyed a perfect start to the new season under Dean Holden with four wins from as many games.

The Robins have defeated Exeter (2-0) and Northampton (4-0) at home to reach the third round, and won both Championship games with a 2-1 home win over Coventry City followed by a 2-0 victory on the road at Stoke City at the weekend.

Bristol City Team News


Bristol City's impressive start to the campaign has come despite the absence of Nathan Baker, Liam Walsh and new signing Joe Williams through injuries. 

Aston Villa Form


Aston Villa enjoyed a dream run to the Carabao Cup final last season before losing 2-1 to Manchester City at Wembley. 

They started this year's League Cup campaign with a 3-1 victory over Burton in the second round last week with the goals coming from new signing Ollie Watkins, Jack Grealish and Keinan Davis.

Villa's delayed start to the Premier League campaign ended on Monday when they won their opener 1-0 against Sheffield United with Ezri Konsa's header the difference between the sides. 

Aston Villa Team News


Long-term absentees Tom Heaton, Wesley and Bjorn Engels all remain out, while manager Dean Smith is expected to make changes from Monday's line-up. 

Orjan Nyland, Ahmed Elmohamady, Kortney Hause, Neil Taylor, Henri Lansbury, Marvelous Nakamba, Anwar El Gahzi and Jacob Ramsey all started the last round and could come in.

Bristol City vs Aston Villa Head to Head


The away side has failed to win in the last six matches between these two sides, with the last two head to heads at Ashton Gate ending in 1-1 draws. 

Bristol City vs Aston Villa Odds


Aston Villa are 2.30 favourites to win Thursday's clash, while bet365 make it 3.25 for both a Bristol City win or a draw.

Bristol City vs Aston Villa Stats


  • Bristol City have lost 1 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Bristol City are unbeaten in their last 6 home matches with 4 wins and 2 draws (all competitions).
  • Bristol City have drawn their last 2 home matches against Aston Villa (Championship).
  • Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Aston Villa have drawn 3 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).

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Where is Bristol City vs Aston Villa being played?

Bristol City vs Aston Villa is being played at Ashton Gate in Bristol, England.

When is Bristol City vs Aston Villa being played?

Bristol City vs Aston Villa is being played at 19:00 BST on Thursday 24 September 2020.

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Verdict

Both sides have started the season well, and this match promises to be a tight one. A draw is the play with another 1-1 result the correct score tip.

Best Bet: Draw Full-Time Result @+225 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @+500 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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