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Aston Villa go up against Manchester City this coming Sunday for an exciting Premier League meeting at Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City are number two in the table on 45 points after 21 matches. Aston Villa rank as number 11 with 28 points after 21 matches played.

With both Manchester City and Aston Villa coming off disappointing defeats in their previous outing, we could be in for a cautious battle. Both will be eager to get back to winning ways sooner rather than later.

When it comes to goal-scoring Manchester City could be more prolific, scoring 17 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.7 goals per game in which, they conceded ten times. This is an average of one a game, achieving a clean sheet in three games.

Aston Villa travel to their next away match on Sunday having performed a tolerable average of 1.8 goals in ten matches. They scored a total of 18 goals, whilst shipping 15 goals against. An average of 1.5 goals against a game. They hung on to three clean sheets in this streak.

Manchester City and Aston Villa had to make do with a point each in their latest encounter, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 13/2.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Prediction

Manchester City Form

In their last three matches, Manchester City beat Wolverhampton by 3-0 and Arsenal by 1-0, before losing against Tottenham by 1-0. Manchester City won four of their previous six Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium. They both drew and lost once, as they conceded seven and scored 14 goals.

Aston Villa Form

Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Aston Villa. They first took out Leeds by 2-1 before downing Southampton by 0-1. The winning streak came to an end against Leicester, who ran out 2-4 winners. Aston Villa won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored six while also conceding nine times.

Manchester City should be too strong against Aston Villa to drop any points, and combining this with over 2.5 goals, ups the price on the expected home win at Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City scored 32 goals and conceded five in their last 11 games against teams from the bottom half of the Premier League table. They collected 29 points and nine victories. Aston Villa claimed four wins and 13 points from their last ten encounters with teams in the top half of the Premier League, while scoring 14 goals to 17 against. Manchester City are looking at a record of 14 wins, three draws and four defeats in the Premier League this season. Aston Villa so far pulled off eight wins, four draws and nine defeats in the Premier League.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Stats

  • Manchester City have scored in the last 28 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 28 of the last 30 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Manchester City have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
  • Aston Villa have won the last 3 away matches in a row without conceding a goal
  • Aston Villa have scored in 13 of the last 14 matches
  • Aston Villa have won the last 3 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Aston Villa have won the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • In 4 of the last 5 matches Aston Villa played, both teams scored

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Team News

At the time of writing, Manchester City have four players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Aston Villa this coming Sunday. For their upcoming match in round 23, Manchester City are unable to call upon Benjamin Mendy, who is suspended.

Jack Grealish, Ruben Dias and Julian Alvarez nurses various injuries and won't take part for Manchester City against Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium.

Aston Villa have three on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Manchester City on Sunday. Douglas Luiz is suspended from the Aston Villa squad with too many penalty points to his name.

John McGinn and Diego Carlos all face a spell on the sidelines for Aston Villa due to various injuries.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa H2H

It finished 1-1 when Manchester City last played Aston Villa and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 13/2. Manchester City go into their upcoming match against Aston Villa with a 80% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 8-2-0 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Results

Both teams found the back of the net six times in the past ten matches between home side Manchester City and Aston Villa. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1/1.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Betting Tips

It has been a great season for Erling Braut Haaland so far as he currently has 25 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Manchester City hoping he delivers against Aston Villa on Sunday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

Manchester City claimed eight wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing one. Aston Villa won four of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost four of these matches. While Manchester City collected six wins from a possible 10 Premier League matches, Aston Villa won six of their last 10.

Both teams scored six times in the last ten encounters between Manchester City and Aston Villa, while over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Manchester City scored 2.6 goals on average, while Aston Villa pulled 0.8 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Manchester City’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Aston Villa played across all tournaments. They scored 1.3 times on average in the process.