Aston Villa is set to host Arsenal at Villa Park in Round 16 of the Premier League, and it promises to be an exhilarating clash. The top bookmakers in India have amazing EPL odds with them.
Aston Villa has kicked off the season with a bang, and O Watkins has been their star player, scoring an impressive 8 goals. Led by the dynamic Unai Emery and supported by the incredible talents of O Watkins, Luiz, and Bailey, the team is gearing up for a spectacular comeback.
On the flip side, Arsenal has been turning heads with their sensational performances, lighting up the Premier League. They won a thriller against Luton Town in midweek. Their impeccable displays have seen them conquer every challenge, solidifying their coveted top spot in the league. With a string of captivating moments, Arsenal is in outstanding form.
Both teams have consistently scored an average of over 2 goals per match, and given the attacking strength of both sides, this trend is probably likely to continue.
The betting tip is...
Total goals in the match to be more than 2.5
Unfortunately, Tyrone Mings, Bertrand Traoré, and Emiliano Buendia are dealing with injuries, leaving them on the sidelines. But, on a brighter note, Zaniolo and Digne have been shining stars for Aston Villa in the attacking department.
With an impressive 10.3% overall performance and a remarkable 9% shot-on-target rate, they've made a considerable impact. No doubt, these players are ones to watch in the upcoming match
Tielemans might start for Villa.
Predicted Lineup: E Martinez, Ezri Konsa, Diego Carlos, Pau Torres, Lucas Digne, Tielemans, Matty Cash, Luiz, McGinn, Daiby, O Watkins
Arsenal showcases the dynamic attacking skills of Ødegaard, who has made a substantial impact with a total of 8 goals and assists combined. His performance is sure to play a crucial role in the upcoming game.
On the flip side, Arsenal is facing challenges with key players being out of action. Injuries have sidelined Fabio Vieira, Thomas Partey, and Jurrien Timber, and there's uncertainty about Takehiro Tomiyasu's availability for the upcoming match. These setbacks add an element of unpredictability to Arsenal's lineup.
White might start for Arsenal.
Predicted Lineup: David Raya, William Saliba, Ben White, Gabriel, Leandro Trossard, Rice, Jorginho, Jesus, Saka, Martin Ødegaard, Kai Havertz
In the last five face-offs with Aston Villa, Arsenal has asserted its dominance with four wins. The attacking duo of Saka and Ødegaard is a powerful force capable of outclassing any opponent. Saka, with a hand in a total of 18 goals and assists, stands out as the primary threat to Aston Villa.
However, Aston Villa is enjoying a fantastic run this season. On their best days, they can present a significant challenge, especially with O Watkins contributing to a total of 19 goals and assists.
Nevertheless, the stats reveal that Arsenal, boasting an average possession of 59.1%, possesses a superior squad packed with exceptional talent and tactical acumen. This makes them the clear favorites to triumph in this thrilling match.