West Brom v Aston Villa Predictions & Betting Odds – 7th December 2018

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West Brom v Aston Villa Betting Tips – Championship, 7th December 8.00pm

We get treated to a big Midlands derby on Friday night as the Championship weekend kicks off in some style. The Baggies are still tracking strongly in a promotion push towards the Premier League, but they could come under some pressure from an Aston Villa side who have been doing plenty of winning lately. Read our predictions for West Brom v Aston Villa.

West Brom v Aston Villa Betting Odds*

West Brom 6/5
Aston Villa 21/10
Draw 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 6:35 p.m.)

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West Brom News and Form

West Brom were held to a home draw by Brentford last weekend

That snapped a three-match winning streak of league form for them

The Baggies are W6 D2 L2 at home this season in the second tier

West Brom are the current top scorers in the Championship

They have averaged 2.7 goals per home game this season

70% of their home games have made it over 2.5 goals

Clean sheets have been a struggle though with just one at home for them so far

West Brom have scored in all ten home games this season

They have conceded in each of their last five home games

Home and away they have no clean sheet in eleven league games

West Brom have scored 74% of their home goals after the halftime break

They have lost drawing at halftime in five of their ten home games

The Baggies have scored first in seven of their ten home games

West Brom v Aston Villa Head to Head

This is the first meeting since the 2015/16 EPL
In the last meeting at the Hawthorns there was a 0-0 draw
Three of the last four meetings have ended under 1.5 goals
West Brom are W2 D1 L1 in their last four against Villa in the league
The Baggies are unbeaten in six at home against Villa in all competitions

Aston Villa News and Form

Villa took an impressive 3-0 win at Middlesbrough last weekend

That moved them to a positive W4 D1 record in their last five league games

Aston Villa’s away form this season is W3 D3 L4

Their scoring has improved drastically with 17 goals in their last five games

That has helped them to an average of 1.5 goals scored per away games on average

60% of their away games have gone over 2.5 goals

Val have just the two clean sheets on their travels this season

Those two clean sheets have been in their last two away games

The Villains have been level at the halftime break in six of their ten road games

60% of Villa’s away goals this season have been after the halftime break

Both teams have scored in 70% of Aston Villa’s away games

Aston Villa have produced at least two goals in each of their last five games

They have scored first in half of their road games

Now only West Brom have scored more league goals than Villa have done

Only five teams have conceded more goals than they have done yet though

West Brom v Aston Villa Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 13/10
Both Teams NOT To Score at 6/4
West Brom to win by a one-goal margin at 3/1
* (betting odds taken on December 4th, 2018 at 8:46 pm)

West Brom v Aston Villa Predictions

West Brom to win: The Baggies have been solid at home and they may be able to tame the visitors. Aston Villa have found their shooting boots lately and it not going to be an easy game for the hosts. But the Baggies to sneak it by a one-goal margin appeals.

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