Arsenal v Aston Villa Predictions & Betting Odds – 22nd September 2019

Gunners can blank Villa at the Emirates

Arsenal v Aston Villa Betting Tips – Premier League, 22nd September 4.30pm

The Gunners have taken just two points from their last three games in the Premier League. While they are scoring goals, their defence continues to let them down. It was a 2-2 draw at Watford which they had to settle for last weekend. Aston Villa are just above the drop zone on goal difference, but battled to a point against West Ham last weekend. Read our predictions for Arsenal v Aston Villa.

Arsenal v Aston Villa Betting Odds*

1 X 2
2/5 15/4 7/1

(Betting Odds were taken from Bet365 on September 19, 2019 at 4:17 pm)

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Arsenal News and Form – Will the Gunners takedown Aston Villa?

It has been back to back 2-2 draws for Arsenal in the Premier League. In the first of those against Tottenham, Arsenal had to claw their way back from 2-0 to get the point. Last weekend they were at Watford and had a good early 2-0 lead but threw away the position. So the Gunners are now W2 D2 L1 this season in the top flight.

Is it a major surprise that they are still struggling at the back after failing to strengthen there in the summer? Arsenal now are without a clean sheet in four league games, conceding at least two in each of their last three league fixtures. Each of their last four Premier League games have gone over 2.5 goals. They are W1 D1 at home this season but haven’t been ahead at the break in either of those.

Arsenal 2-0 HT Score
11/2

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The goals have been flowing from the prolific Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. He’s up to five. Only two other players have scored in the league for Arsenal this season, Alexandre Lacazette (2) and Lucas Torrerira (L1). Since their 2-0 home defeat against Man City in early December last year, Arsenal are W15 D4 L1 in 20 home league games. However, Arsenal are only W1 D2 L1 in their last four at home. The Gunners have scored at least two goals in all eleven of their last twelve league home games.

Arsenal v Aston Villa Head to Head

This is the first meeting since the 2015/16 EPL season
Arsenal have scored 13 unanswered goals in their last three home games against Villa
Arsenal are on a six-match winning streak against Villa in all competitions
Aston Villa have failed to score in any of their last five against the Gunners

 

Key-Facts – Arsenal v Aston Villa

  • Arsenal have scored exactly two goals in both home games this season
  • Aston Villa are winless in 20 EPL away games
  • Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has 3 goals in his last 2 games

 

Aston Villa News and Form

It was a point for Aston Villa last weekend as they collected a draw against West Ham. That was a home fixture for the Villains. It has been two defeats from two road games this season, the losses happening at Spurs and Crystal Palace. They have failed to score in their last two games played as well. A lack of attacking threat looks as if it was starting to become a problem.

They haven’t really looked like scoring in their last two games. Where are the goals going to come from? That’s a big question about Villa. Each of Aston Villa’s last three league games have gone under 2.5 goals. All of the goals that they have conceded away from Villa Park (4) have been scored against them in the second half of fixtures.

It is their defence which is going to get them anything out of this game. There’s no way that they are going to be able to outscore Arsenal in a wide-open attacking game. So can Villa’s defence stand strong? Aston Villa are actually on a 20-match winless streak of Premier League away form (D3 L17). The Villains have managed to score in just three of their last ten away games in the top flight.

Arsenal v Aston Villa Tips & Odds

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to score & Arsenal to win double at 5/6
Arsenal to win to nil at 7/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 19th, 2019 at 8:35 p.m.)

Arsenal v Aston Villa Predictions

Arsenal to win: The Gunners may get out with a win in this one, simply because their defence may not come under too much duress in the fixture. Aston Villa have been struggling in the final third. Arsenal have far superior scoring power. Home win to nil.


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