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Southampton vs Aston Villa Betting Tips - Saints backed to take advantage of poor Villa

Southampton have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Aston Villa
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Southampton are tipped to pick up home win against Aston Villa in the EPL (Getty Images)

Southampton vs Aston Villa Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Southampton are targeting a home win as they host Aston Villa in an English Premier League fixture at St Mary’s Stadium. The Saints can bounce back against Villa who remain in relegation trouble.

Southampton Form


Southampton are coming off a 2-1 defeat to Burnley in their last Premier League fixture. Danny Ings scored the only goal for the Saints, whose performance deserved a draw.

Southampton remain one of the more impressive teams in the Premier League at the moment. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men have claimed wins at Leicester and Chelsea while a 1-0 home victory over Tottenham is among their recent results. 

Southampton News


Midfielder Sofiane Boufal limped off against Burnley and is likely to miss Saturday’s clash. He joins winger Nathan Redmond who is also ruled out.

Ralph Hasenhuttl
Ralph Hasenhuttl's Southampton have won four of their last five matches against Aston Villa (Getty Images)

Aston Villa Form


Aston Villa suffered a 3-2 home defeat to Tottenham in the Premier League. They looked on course to earn a draw thanks to Toby Alderweireld’s own goal and an effort from Bjorn Engels but conceded a dramatic winner in added time.

The result means Villa have now claimed one win in their last five Premier League matches. Dean Smith’s men head into Saturday’s clash with back to back defeats having lost 2-1 at relegation threatened Bournemouth prior to the defeat against Spurs. 

Aston Villa News


Aston Villa are without Wesley, Tom Heaton and John McGinn who are all still sidelined with injury. Striker Borja Baston could be in line for a start after making his debut off the bench against Tottenham.

Southampton vs Aston Villa Head to Head


Southampton have a 24-22 edge in the head to head against Aston Villa with 18 draws from 64 previous matches. The Saints have claimed the upper hand in recent meetings with four wins from the last five fixtures.

Southampton claimed a 3-1 victory in the reverse fixture at Villa Park. A brace from Danny Ings and a Jack Stephens’ effort gave them a three-goal lead before Jack Grealish pulled one back for Villa midway through the second half.

Southampton vs Aston Villa Betting Odds


William Hill has the best odds for a Southampton win at 1.63. Bet365 is paying 5.50 for an Aston Villa victory while a draw is set at 4.30 at Unibet. 

The reverse fixture produced over 3.5 goals which is priced at 2.55 at betfair while William Hill is offering 1.62 for over 2.5 goals. 

Danny Ings scored a brace in the reverse fixture and is priced at 1.72 to score anytime while the first goal is valued at 4.00 at bet365.

Southampton vs Aston Villa Match Up 


Southampton will look to Danny Ings who is the team’s top scorer with 15 goals. The striker netted a brace in the reverse fixture against Villa and will be confident of getting on the score sheet.

Aston Villa’s attacking problems mean that midfielder Jack Grealish is usually the man tasked with providing the spark. The captain has scored just once in his last six matches and is likely to find things difficult at St Mary’s.

Danny Ings
Danny Ings is Southampton's topscorer with 15 goals this season (Getty Images)

Southampton vs Aston Villa Stats


  • Southampton have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Aston Villa (all competitions).
  • Danny Ings is Southampton's topscorer with 15 goals this season (all competitions).
  • Aston Villa have lost 2 of their last 3 away matches against Southampton (all competitions).
  • Aston Villa have lost their last 2 matches (English Premier League).

Southampton vs Aston Villa FAQ

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

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When is Southampton vs Aston Villa being played?

Southampton vs Aston Villa will be played at 15.00 GMT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Where is Southampton vs Aston Villa being played?

Southampton vs Aston Villa will be played at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, England.

What is Southampton’s most recent Form?

Southampton’s recent form (last 5 matches): LLLDW

What is Aston Villa's most recent form?

Aston Villa’s recent form (last 5 matches): LLWWD

What is the Southampton vs Aston Villa H2H record?

Total Matches: 64, Southampton Wins: 24, Aston Villa Wins: 22, Draws: 18

What is the predicted Southampton line-up?

Predicted Southampton line-up (4-4-2): McCarthy, Bertrand, Walker-Peters, Vestergaard, Stephens, Hojbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Djenepo, Armstrong, Long, Ings.

Unavailable: Boufal (injured), Redmond (injured).

What is the predicted Aston Villa line-up?

Predicted Aston Villa line-up (4-3-3): Reina, Engels, Hause, Konsa, Targett, Guilbert, Douglas Luiz, Drinkwater, Trezeguet, Grealish, Baston.

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

Verdict

Southampton are backed to secure the victory over Aston Villa with Danny Ings continuing his goalscoring form.

Best Bet: Southampton Win Win Market @1.63 at William Hill - 4 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Danny Ings Anytime Goalscorer Market @1.72 at bet365 - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Danny Ings First Goalscorer Market @4.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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