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Watford vs Aston Villa Predictions & Tips - Back a Villa Away Win in the Premier League

  • Watford vs Aston Villa predictions for Saturday’s Premier League match
  • The fixture is being played at 3:00 pm BST at Vicarage Road
  • Watford have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 5 matches
  • Can Dean Smith’s side defeat Premier League new boys Watford at Vicarage Road?
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Alex Waite 12 Aug 2021
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Watford vs Aston Villa Predictions


Watford have struggled in pre-season. Aston Villa have picked up good results in recent matches, so I am backing a Villa win and BTTS. 
  • Watford vs Aston Villa Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Watford Form
  • Watford Injuries & Team News
  • Aston Villa Form 
  • Aston Villa Injuries & Team News
  • Watford vs Aston Villa Live Stream FAQ

  • Watford have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches against Aston Villa (Premier League)
  • Watford have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions)
  • Aston Villa have won 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions)

Head-to-Head


Watford and Aston Villa have won eight matches each in 21 meetings with five draws.

Villa beat Watford 2-1 in the last fixture between the sides.  

Watford Form


Watford were winless in four of five-pre-season friendlies. The Hornets beat Colchester 2-1 before 3-1 losses against Premier League rivals Brentford and Crystal Palace.

Xisco Muñoz’s side also drew 1-1 with Championship side West Brom and 0-0 with League Two Stevenage.

Watford struggle to keep clean sheets and shipped 10 goals in their last seven.

Watford Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Domingos Quina is doubtful with an injury. 

Will Hughes is unlikely to feature as he continues to push for a transfer. 

Aston Villa Form 


Aston Villa had a good pre-season, winning three of their four friendlies. Dean Smith’s side recorded big wins against Walsall (4-0), Bristol (3-0) and Salernitana (3-1).

Villa ended the 2020/21 Premier League season positively and won their final two matches, beating Spurs and Chelsea 2-1. 

Aston Villa Injuries & Team News


New signing Leon Bailey is self-isolating and winger Emiliano Buendia is doubtful. 

Striker Ollie Watkins should make the squad after a recent knock. 

Midfielders Morgan Sanson and Douglas Luiz are ruled out. 

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Verdict

Aston Villa are full of confidence after big pre-season results. Watford have struggled against Premier League opposition and they concede a lot of goals. BTTS and a Villa win is my tip.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-129.87 at Unibet - 4 Units
Value Bet: Aston Villa Win Full Time Result @138.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units

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