Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Match Preview and Prediction
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Chelsea has won seven straight home games in all competitions. Blues scored ten goals in their last two cup matches at Stamford Bridge. In five of Aston Villa’s previous seven games overall, both teams have scored.
Chelsea and Aston Villa will play one of the most fascinating FA Cup fourth-round matches at Stamford Bridge on Friday. Three days earlier, Chelsea defeated Middlesbrough 6-1 in the Carabao Cup quarterfinal second leg.
Mauricio Pochettino’s team beat Boro to reach the League Cup final. Chelsea aims to overcome Aston Villa to try to win another cup. Chelsea has won five of its last six games in all competitions. Twenty days before, they had defeated lower-division Preston 4-0 at the Bridge and looked good in the FA Cup final third.
Aston Villa has tied three times in all competitions entering tonight. A goalless draw against Everton twelve days ago was their last Premier League match. Emery’s team eliminated Middlesbrough from the FA Cup with a second straight clean sheet at Riverside after a 1-0 win.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Betting Analysis
Last September, Aston Villa won 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. Chelsea has 41 wins, 14 draws, and 21 loses against Villa at Stamford Bridge in 76 matches. The previous four matches between these rivals were goalless.
It appears that Chelsea has at last gained some traction. They have won five of their last six games in various tournaments. In their previous two home ties in two cups, they annihilated Middlesbrough and Preston, two lower-division teams.
Aston Villa played better in the first half of the Premier League. The Lions are fourth in the league. We expect Chelsea to win eight straight games at the Bridge and maintain their home dominance. Fans can back Pochettino’s team at 2.05 odds.
With one of the Premier League’s best scorers, Ollie Watkins, leading Villa’s offensive line, both teams have been scoring goals lately. In five of Villa’s last seven matches across all competitions, both teams scored.
Even if Emery’s team did not win at Everton two weeks ago, they nevertheless put on a respectable attacking exhibition at Goodison, creating multiple opportunities. At odds of 1.66, the second wager is Both Teams To Score.
Who will win the match between Chelsea vs Aston Villa ?
Considering everything, Aston Villa will have a difficult time beating this Chelsea team, who should be able to score some goals themselves in a convincing display. Therefore, we’re forecasting a close match that ends with Chelsea winning.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals
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What are the best odds for the game?
According to the game’s betting rates on the WDW market, you can wager on Chelsea to win for 2.11, the draw for 3.75, or Aston Villa to win with 3.36. These are the best available market pricing at the moment.