AFC Bournemouth is set to face Aston Villa on their home turf at the Vitality Stadium in Round 14 of the Premier League.
Bournemouth has faced some challenges in this Premier League season, securing only three wins out of 13 matches. Currently, they stand in the 16th position on the league table. However, their recent match against Sheffield United showcased a brilliant performance, resulting in a well-deserved three points.
On the flip side, Aston Villa is enjoying a strong position in the league, currently holding the 4th spot. With an impressive start to the season, they've clinched nine wins out of 13 games. In their latest Premier League clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Villa staged a remarkable comeback, securing all three points. The top bookmakers in India have fantastic Premier League odds with them.
Both teams have demonstrated an impressive scoring rate of over 1.25 goals per game this season, setting the stage for an exciting and promising goal-scoring spectacle in the upcoming match.
The betting tip is...
Both teams to score a goal
Tyler Adams, Ryan Fredericks, Max Aarons, and Emiliano Marcondes are sidelined due to injuries. However, amidst these challenges, there's a positive note in the form of their goalkeeper, Neto, who has delivered an outstanding performance, making an impressive 42 saves.
The team heavily depends on the attacking skills of Philip Billing and Kieffer Moore. It's noteworthy that both players exhibit exceptional shooting accuracy, with Billing boasting a 14.4% success rate and Kieffer Moore an impressive 8.6%.
Philip Billing might start for Bournemouth.
Predicted Lineup: Neto, Smith, Zabarnyi, Senesi, Kelly, Christie, Cook, Semenyo, Kluivert, Tavernier/Billing, Solanke.
Tyrone Mings and Kevin Emiliano Buendia are currently sidelined due to injuries, and Manuel Boubacar Kamara is set to miss the match against Spurs due to a suspension.
However, on the positive side, O Watkins has been a standout performer for Aston Villa on the attacking front. With an impressive total of 17 goals and assists combined, he has made a significant impact. Undoubtedly, he's the player to keep a close eye on in the upcoming showdown.
Jacob Ramsey might start for Villa.
Predicted Lineup: Martinez, Konsa, Carlos, Torres, Digne, Ramsey/Bailey, Cash, Luiz, McGinn, Daiby, Watkins
In the last five encounters with Aston Villa, Bournemouth has displayed dominance by securing four wins. Their attacking duo, Solanke, and Semenyo, is a formidable force capable of outclassing any opponent.
Solanke, with a contribution to a total of 8 goals and assists, emerges as the primary threat to Aston Villa. But Aston Villa are in fantastic form this season. They are currently at 4th position ahead of the likes of Man United, Chelsea ,Newcastle, and West Ham
Aston Villa, on their best days, can pose a significant challenge, with Bailey contributing to a total of 12 goals and assists, and goalkeeper E Martinez boasting 47 saves. However, the statistics show that Aston Villa, with an average possession of 57.32%, possesses a superior squad abundant in exceptional talent and tactical acumen.
This makes them the clear favorites to triumph in this exciting match.