23/01/2021 Daily Predictions: English Premier League – Aston Villa vs Newcastle United

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Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Match preview

Newcastle United will travel to Villa Park to face Aston Villa on Saturday, the only Premier League game scheduled for this weekend. This match was set to be played last year December but it was postponed after several Newcastle players and members tested positive for coronavirus. 

Both teams are wounded ahead of their weekend tie as Aston Villa suffered a 2-0 loss to Manchester City on Wednesday while Newcastle got a 3-0 thrashing against Arsenal over the weekend. 

Match Facts

  • Newcastle United have lost their last four away Premier League matches. 
  • The visitors have failed to see the back of the net in their last three away Premier League matches. 
  • Aston Villa have kept two clean sheets in their last six matches in all competitions. 
  • The Magpies are winless in their last eight matches in all competitions, drawing twice and losing the rest. 
  • Newcastle United have kept a single clean sheet in their last eight matches in all competitions. 
  • The visiting side is only five points above the relegation zone with 19 points, seven below 11th placed Villa. 
  • Villa have only picked three wins from their last seven home Premier League matches. 
  • Newcastle have registered only two wins in their last nine away matches in the Premier League. 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Match Head to Head

In the last six meetings between the two sides in all competitions, they have settled for four draws, with Newcastle United winning once while suffering a single defeat to Aston Villa. 

Last season, the two teams met twice in the Premier League, with Aston Villa beating Newcastle 2-0 at Villa Park in the first leg before settling for a goalless draw in the reverse fixture. 

Aston Villa Team News

Villa finally had their first team feature against Manchester City in almost three weeks having seen their training ground closed for a period of 10 days following a large number of positive coronavirus cases. 

Matt Targett remains doubtful for the weekend clash after picking up a knock against City on Wednesday evening. 

Head coach Dean Smith will not be on the sidelines after he was sent off by the centre referee for protesting against City’s first goal. 

Newcastle United Team News

Federico Fernandez is set to continue to be on the sidelines with an injury. 

Winger Ryan Fraser is set to be available for selection this weekend after serving a one-match ban he was handed for his red card against Sheffield United. 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Match Prediction

Newcastle United are winless in their last eight matches in all competitions and they have had a disappointing away form. Well, Villa will take this chance to bounce back from their midweek loss to Pep Guardiola’s men.  

Our topbets pundit is predicting a win for the home team and Betway is backing the results with 1.45 odds while 1XBet is giving 1.50. 

Goals – Under 2.5

Previous matches between the two sides have produced less than three goals and a safer market would be over 1.5. 

Betway are backing over 2.5 markets with 1.33 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.32.  

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