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Aston Villa vs Tottenham Betting Tips - Goals on the menu at Villa Park

Tottenham have scored 2+ goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Aston Villa
Aston Villa vs Tottenham
Aston Villa and Tottenham are set for high scoring clash in the EPL (Getty Images)


Aston Villa vs Tottenham Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips


An exciting contest is on the cards as Aston Villa host Tottenham Hotspur in an English Premier League fixture at Villa Park. Spurs have their sights set on a European finish but tend to struggle defensively. Villa also have similar problems which means Sunday’s match is tipped to produce goals.

Aston Villa Form


Aston Villa suffered a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth in their previous Premier League fixture. They went into the break two goals down before Mbwana Samatta pulled one back.

The Villans are deep in relegation trouble as they sit just one point above the bottom three. Dean Smith’s men are often inconsistent, even at Villa Park having suffered four defeats in their last seven home matches. 

Villa have one of the worst defences in the Premier League and have been on the receiving end of some heavy home defeats this season. Among their recent results at Villa Park is a 6-1 defeat to Manchester City while Leicester City also claimed a 4-1 victory at Villa Park.

Aston Villa News


Aston Villa have a lengthy injury list led by striker Wesley and goalkeeper Tom Heateon who are both out for the rest of the season. Jed Steer, Danny Drinkwater, John McGinn and Keinan Davis are also set to miss Sunday’s match through injury.

Aston Villa
Aston Villa have seen over 2.5 goals in seven of their last nine matches (Getty Images)

Tottenham Form


Tottenham are coming off a 3-2 victory over Southampton in the FA Cup. They came from behind to win thanks to second half goals from Lucas Moura and Son Heung-Min.

Spurs were also victorious in their previous EPL fixture as they beat Man City 2-0 with Steven Bergwijn and Son Heung-Min getting the goals. Jose Mourinho’s men have won three of their last four matches in all competitions and are back in the race for a top four finish. 

The one criticism for Spurs is in defence where they have kept just one clean sheet in their last 19 Premier League away matches. 

Tottenham News


Striker Harry Kane and midfielder Moussa Sissoko are long term absentees and are ruled out of Sunday’s match. Giovani Lo Celso, Ben Davis and Erik Lamela are also nursing various injuries and should miss the trip to Villa Park.

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Head to Head


Tottenham have a 64-49 advantage with 42 draws from 145 previous matches against Aston Villa. Spurs have won the last four meetings including a 3-1 victory in the reverse fixture at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Harry Kane (2) and Tanguy Ndombele got the goals for Spurs after John McGinn had given Villa the lead. 

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Betting Odds


Aston Villa are outsiders at home with betfair offering 4.33 for a win. A victory for Spurs is valued at 1.90 at Unibet while a draw is set at odds of 3.80. The reverse fixture produced over 3.5 goals which is priced at odds of 2.80 at Betway while William Hill is offering 1.73 for over 2.5 goals. 

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Match Up


Aston Villa’s defensive problems have seen them concede 14 goals in their last five home matches in the Premier League. They are likely to struggle against the pace and movement of Tottenham’s front three.

Tottenham have also been unconvincing at the back this season but often balance things out with their attack. Son Heung-Min has scored in his last four matches and should have support from Lucas Moura and Steven Bergwijn, who scored on his debut.

Tottenham
Tottenham have scored 2+ goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Aston Villa (Getty Images)

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Stats


  • Aston Villa have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Aston Villa have lost their last 5 home matches against Tottenham (all competitions).
  • Tottenham have won their last 4 matches against Aston Villa (English Premier League).
  • Tottenham have failed to keep a clean sheet 7 of their last 9 matches (English Premier League).
  • Tottenham have scored 2+ goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Aston Villa (all competitions).

Aston Villa vs Tottenham FAQ

Where can I watch Aston Villa vs Tottenham live stream online?

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When is Aston Villa vs Tottenham being played?

Aston Villa vs Tottenham will be played at 14.00 GMT on Sunday 16 February 2020.

Where is Aston Villa vs Tottenham being played?

Aston Villa vs Tottenham will be played at Villa Park in Birmingham, England.

What is Aston Villa’s most recent Form?

Aston Villa's recent form (last 5 matches): LWWDL

What is Tottenham’s most recent form?

Tottenham’s recent form (last 5 matches): WWDWD

What is the Aston Villa vs Tottenham H2H record?

Total Matches: 145, Aston Villa Wins: 49, Tottenham Wins: 69, Draws: 32

What is the predicted Aston Villa line-up?

Predicted Aston Villa line-up (4-2-3-1): Reina, Hause, Mings, Konsa, Guilbert, Targett, Nakamba, Luiz, Grealish, El-Ghazi, Samatta.

Unavailable: Wesley (injured), McGinn (injured), Heaton (injured), Davies (injured), Steer (injured), Drinkwater (injured).

What is the predicted Tottenham line-up?

Predicted Tottenham line-up (4-2-3-1): Lloris, Tanganga, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Aurier, Winks, Ndombele, Alli, Bergwijn, Son, Moura.

Unavailable: Kane (injured), Sissoko (injured), Lo Celso (injured), Davis (injured), Lamela (jnjured).

Verdict

The defensive frailties of Aston Villa and Tottenham mean this fixture is likely to produce goals. Spurs’ superior quality is expected to see them edge this one.

Best Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals Market @1.73 at William Hill - 5 Units
Value Bet: Tottenham Win Win Market @1.83 at bet365 - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Tottenham Win 3-1 Correct Score Market @15.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Post bet analysis

Son Heung-min struck deep into stoppage time as Tottenham beat Aston Villa 3-2 to provide a good 5.14 unit profit.
16 Feb 2020

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