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The Premier League clash at Villa Park this coming Sunday sees home team Aston Villa battling it out for the win against Brighton.

Aston Villa took down Brighton in their most recent meeting, and bookmakers deem another win for the home side a likely scenario this coming Sunday.

Aston Villa only average a modest 1.4 goals per game in their last ten matches in this tournament, in which they scored 14 goals. They also conceded six for an average of 0.6 per game. They kept their opponents from scoring four times.

Brighton scored an average of two goals in ten matches for a total of 20 goals. They also conceded 17 goals or an average of 1.7 per game, as they managed three clean sheets.

Aston Villa no doubt look forward to their next match, as they ran out 2-0 and 2-1 winners when last playing Brighton.

Aston Villa vs Brighton Prediction

Aston Villa Form

Aston Villa have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. Against Wolverhampton, they came out empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-1 win against Tottenham. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Liverpool. Aston Villa have been nothing short of fabulous at their home ground in the six most recent Premier League matches here. They quite simply claimed a maximum 18 points, scoring 12 while conceding one goals. Naturally, this is the best points total in the Premier League across the last six games.

Brighton Form

In their last three matches, Brighton lost 4-1 against Newcastle, won 3-1 against Southampton, and drew 1-1 with Manchester City. Brighton won half their previous six away matches in the Premier League, as well as seeing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored ten goals whilst conceding ten.

Are Aston Villa good enough currently to justify the prices with the bookies, when they face Brighton at Villa Park? It could be tight, but strength in squad and match history still makes the home side our choice in the betting market.

Aston Villa have taken 24 points from their last 17 games against teams from the top half of the Premier League table. They won seven of these matches with a scoreline of 25 goals to 26. Brighton won four of their last 17 matches against teams from the top half of the Premier League table, scoring 23 and conceding 29 goals. They collected 16 points from these. Aston Villa so far pulled off a record of 17 wins, seven draws and 13 defeats in the Premier League this season. Brighton have a record of 18 wins, eight draws and 11 defeats in the Premier League.

Aston Villa vs Brighton Stats

  • In the last 14 Aston Villa matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Aston Villa have won 5 of the last 6 home matches without conceding a goal
  • Aston Villa have scored in the last 12 home matches in a row
  • Aston Villa have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Aston Villa have won the last 6 home matches in a row
  • Brighton have scored in 33 of the last 34 matches
  • Brighton have scored in the last 18 away matches in a row
  • In 11 of the last 13 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 5 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 6 of the last 8 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5

Aston Villa vs Brighton Squads

Aston Villa Squad

The 51-year-old Aston Villa manager, Unai Emery, will select the lineup against Brighton from these players (the statistics in the brackets refer to scored goals and games played in the Premier League this season):

Emiliano Martinez (0/35), Jed Steer (0/0), Oliwier Zych (0/0), Robin Olsen (0/4), Viljami Sinisalo (0/0), Alex Moreno (0/19), Ashley Young (1/29), Calum Chambers (0/14), Diego Carlos (0/3), Ezri Konsa (0/37), Leander Dendoncker (0/24), Lucas Digne (1/27), Matty Cash (0/25), Tyrone Mings (1/34), Boubacar Kamara (0/23), Douglas Luiz (5/36), Emiliano Buendia (5/37), Jacob Ramsey (6/34), John McGinn (1/33), Philippe Coutinho (1/20), Bertrand Traore (2/8), Jhon Duran (0/12), Leon Bailey (4/32), Ollie Watkins (14/36).

Brighton Squad

This is the full squad of players that the Brighton head coach De Zerbi will select from for his starting XI:

Jason Steele (0/14), Robert Sanchez (0/23), Thomas McGill (0/0), Adam Webster (0/26), Jan Paul van Hecke (0/7), Joel Veltman (1/30), Levi Colwill (0/16), Lewis Dunk (1/36), Odel Offiah (0/2), Pervis Estupinan (1/34), Tariq Lamptey (0/20), Adam Lallana (2/16), Alexis Mac Allister (10/34), Billy Gilmour (0/14), Facundo Buonanotte (1/12), Jakub Moder (0/0), Julio Enciso (4/19), Kaoru Mitoma (7/32), Moises Caicedo (1/36), Pascal Gross (9/36), Solly March (7/33), Yasin Ayari (0/2), Danny Welbeck (6/31), Deniz Undav (4/21), Evan Ferguson (6/18), Jeremy Sarmiento (0/9).

Aston Villa vs Brighton Team News

At the time of writing, Aston Villa have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Brighton on Sunday. There is no need for Douglas Luiz to show up in the Aston Villa dressing room, as he is suspended.

John McGinn and Diego Carlos nurses various injuries and won't take part for Aston Villa against Brighton at Villa Park.

At the time of writing, Brighton just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match on Sunday.

Brighton need to do without Alexis Mac Allister and Jakub Moder, who are not fit enough to travel to Villa Park.

Aston Villa vs Brighton Lineups

Aston Villa vs Brighton H2H

Aston Villa won the last two meetings against Brighton, as they followed up a 2-0 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 2-1 score. Aston Villa have a 57% win rate in the against Brighton, who won one of these matches. The total record reads 4-2-1, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Aston Villa vs Brighton Results

Both teams found the back of the net four times in the last seven matches between Aston Villa and Brighton.

Aston Villa vs Brighton Betting Tips

It is a great season for Ollie Watkins, who currently has 14 league goals to his name during this season. Aston Villa will rely on his services to gun down Brighton.

Aston Villa claimed seven wins in their previous 10 matches at Villa Park across all tournaments. They lost three as well, while visitors Brighton won four of their last 10 away matches. They drew three and lost three. Both teams scored in five of the last 10 home matches for Aston Villa and in eight of the previous 10 away games for Brighton.

Over 2.5 goals happened three times in the past seven encounters between Aston Villa and Brighton, with Aston Villa scoring 1.44 goals on average per game. Brighton averaged 0.71 goals, while both teams scored four times. Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Aston Villa, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Brighton, who managed to score 1.9 times in those matches.