Everton will be visiting Villa Park on Saturday for the Premier League game with home side Aston Villa.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Aston Villa v Everton (inc. the best betting odds).
Aston Villa will be hoping to bounce back here following the 3-0 Premier League defeat in their last game at the hands of Chelsea.
In that match, Aston Villa had 43% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Chelsea got 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Romelu Lukaku (15', 93') and Mateo Kovačić (49') scored for Chelsea.
Fixtures involving Aston Villa have tended to be exciting affairs recently with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 21 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 13 of these accredited to Aston Villa. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be continued here, however.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Aston Villa:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Everton in their last 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
Everton will come into the meeting following on from a 3-1 Premier League win with the eclipse of Burnley in their last fixture.
In that game, Everton managed 52% possession and 14 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Everton, the scorers were Michael Keane (60'), Andros Townsend (65') and Demarai Gray (66'). At the other end, Burnley got 11 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Ben Mee (53') scored for Burnley.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Everton, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The average goals scored per match within that spell is 3.67, with the average number of goals for Everton being 2.
Pre-game facts show that Everton:
- have not won against Aston Villa when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 21/11/2015, both clubs have shared the honours with Aston Villa winning 2 of those games, Everton 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A total of 15 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from The Villans and 9 being from The Toffees. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Premier League match day 19 on 13/05/2021 when it ended Aston Villa 0-0 Everton.
That day, Aston Villa had 58% possession and 13 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
On the other side, Everton had 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target.
The referee was Martin Atkinson.
Team News: Aston Villa
Keinan Davis (Knee Injury) and Trezeguet (Knee Surgery) are unavailable for Aston Villa gaffer Dean Smith.
Team News: Everton
Everton boss Rafael Benítez has multiple availability issues to deal with. James Rodríguez (Quarantine) and Cenk Tosun (Patella rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
Here is a game where Everton may well find it hard to get anything against this Aston Villa outfit who we reckon will manage to score & go ahead.
We’re therefore predicting a narrow 1-0 win for Aston Villa at the end of the 90 minutes.
Hoping for a good game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Villa Park (42,749)
Captain: Tyrone Mings
Chairman: Nassef Sawiris
Manager: Dean Smith
Competitions: Premier League position 12, EFL Cup (Third Round)
⭐ Key Man: Danny Ings
Typically taking up the Striker position, Danny Ings was born in Hythe, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Bournemouth in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 2 league goals in this Premier League 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.