Aston Villa vs Manchester City: EPL Game Preview

Aston Villa vs Man City: EPL Game Preview

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Manchester City looks to get back on track when they visit Aston Villa on Wednesday. Manchester City is coming off a 2-1 home loss against Leeds United last Saturday while Aston Villa lost 2-1 on the road against Liverpool on Saturday. Manchester City leads the Premier League with 74 points in 32 games while Aston Villa is in 10th place with 44 points in 30 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Aston Villa: 7.80
• Manchester City: 1.39
• Draw: 4.90

• Aston Villa: +1, +1.5: 1.94
• Manchester City: -1, -1.5: 1.96

• Over 2.5, 3: 1.94
• Under 2.5, 3: 1.96

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Aston Villa, coming off a 2-1 road loss against Liverpool on Saturday, have 3 losses, 2 draws and 1 win in their last 6 Premier League games. Manchester City, coming off a 2-1 home loss against Leeds United last Saturday, have 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: Aston Villa has been on a downward trend — with one win in their last 6 Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on January 20, 2021 and Manchester City won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Aston Villa, Ollie Watkins has a 25.64 percent chance to score. He averages 1.32 shots overall per sim, 0.6 shots on goal per and 0.3 goals per sim.

For Manchester City, Raheem Sterling has a 39.68 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.38 shots overall per sim, 1.21 shots on goal per and 0.51 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Manchester City Moneyline.

Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the Under in this one. Average score in simulations is Aston Villa 1.44 to Fulham 0.96.

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