Aston Villa vs Luton Town EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Aston Villa vs Luton Town Prediction 3/2/2024

Aston Villa (16-6-4) travel to face off against Luton Town (5-15-5) on Saturday, March 02nd. This match will be played at Kenilworth Road Stadium in Luton. Aston Villa is coming off a win in their previous match, while Luton Town will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Aston Villa. The match is scheduled for 12:30 PM ET.

Aston Villa vs Luton Town

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Aston Villa Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Aston Villa hosted Nottingham Forest and won by a score of 4-2. The money line payout for Aston Villa was -175, and the six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Aston Villa’s offensive attack took a total of 16 shots, with six being on target. Douglas Luiz was the top overall scorer for Aston Villa, finding the net twice on his three total shots.

Ollie Watkins and Leon Bailey were the other two offensive players for Aston Villa to score, and Bailey also finished with an assist. Overall, Aston Villa had seven corner kicks.

On the defensive end, Aston Villa allowed two goals on Nottingham’s three shots on target. Emiliano Martinez finished with just one save, and the club’s defenders finished with one interception and five blocked shots.

As Aston Villa prepares for their match against Luton Town, they are in the midst of a two-match winning streak. Overall, they are 16-6-4, which has them in 4th place in the EPL. In their last seven matches, they are 4-2-1. On the road, Aston Villa has gone 6-4-3, while at home, they have been dominant, going 10-2-1. After this match, they will take on Tottenham Hotspur FC at home on Sunday, March 10th.

Luton Town Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Luton Town will be looking to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to Liverpool. This match finished with a total of five goals, which was higher than the line of 3.5 goals. The over/under line for this matchup was +1037 for the over, despite the under being the payout winner.

On offense, Luton Town scored on just one of their three shots on goal. Overall, they took 12 shots and four corner kicks. Chiedozie Ogbene was the only player to score for Luton Town, and he took three shots.

Thomas Kaminski finished with nine saves and allowed four goals. Liverpool took a total of 29 shots, and Kaminski and the Luton Town defense intercepted five passes while blocking six shots.

Through 25 matches, Luton Town has struggled mightily, going just 5-15-5, which has them in 18th place in the EPL. They have dropped three straight matches, including a 4-1 loss to Liverpool and a 2-1 loss to Manchester United. Overall, they have been better on the road (2-7-3) than at home (3-8-2). In the standings, they are just one point behind Everton and three points ahead of Sheffield United.

Aston Villa Offense Breakdown

So far this season, Aston Villa has been one of the most dangerous teams in the EPL, ranking 4th in goals scored and 6th in shots on goal. Ollie Watkins has been the catalyst for their attack, leading the team in goals scored, shots on goal, and assists. His 14 goals are 4th in the EPL, while his 10 assists are 3rd. Overall, Villa has had more corners than their opponents in 69.2% of their matches, which is 5th in the league.

Luton Town Offense Breakdown

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Despite being 16th in the EPL in goals scored, Luton Town has scored less than their season average in three straight matches. They are 17th in shots on goal, and they have decreased their number of shots on goal in three straight matches. Elijah Adebayo is their leading scorer and 14th in the EPL in goals scored. Carlton Morris is 27th in the EPL in shots on goal and second on Luton Town in goals scored. Alfie Doughty is their leader in assists and fifth on the team in goals scored.

Aston Villa Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Luton Town, Aston Villa’s defense is currently 5th in the EPL, allowing 1.3 goals per match. Over their last five matches, they have given up an average of 1.4 goals per match. They are also 8th in blocked shots and 19th in interceptions. Keeper Emiliano Martínez is 9th in the EPL with six clean sheets and 12th in saves. Over their last five matches, they have given up two goals twice.

Luton Town Defense Breakdown

Despite being 18th in the EPL in goals allowed per match, Luton Town’s defense has had some success against top-10 scoring offenses this season. They have held Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC to a combined one goal, and they also held Chelsea FC to three goals back in December. However, they have given up four goals in two of their last three matches, including a four-goal performance against Liverpool FC on February 21st. Keeper Thomas Kamiński is 17th in the EPL with just two clean sheets this season.

Aston Villa vs Luton Town Prediction

When looking at the projections for this matchup between Aston Villa and Luton Town, we have it being a higher-scoring game with a final score of 3-2 in favor of Aston Villa. Coming into the match, Aston Villa is 4th in the EPL in goals scored and shots on goal. Our top projected goal scorer for Aston Villa is Ollie Watkins, who has been given the best odds to score a goal overall. On the other side, look for Carlton Morris to find the net for Luton Town. Even though Luton is 5th in the EPL in interceptions, we have Aston Villa with one more interception in the match.

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