Brentford FC vs Aston Villa FC PL Betting prediction

EPL Brentford vs Aston Villa Prediction 4/6/2024

Brentford (7-17-7) travel to face off against Aston Villa (18-8-5) on Saturday, April 6th. This match will be played at Villa Park in Birmingham. Brentford is coming off a draw while Aston Villa is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 10:00 AM ET.

Brentford vs Aston Villa

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Brentford Is Coming Off A Draw

Brentford recently played Brighton & Hove Albion to a 0-0 draw, despite playing at home and being the favorite going into the match at +148.

The over/under line for the match was 2.5 goals, and since no goals were scored, the payout for the under was +110. This was despite the fact that the Bees’ last two matches have gone over the line.

On offense, Brentford was held to just two shots on goal and five shots overall. Bryan Mbeumo and Sergi Canos were the two players to test the goalie, with the rest of the club combining for just one shot on the match.

Defensively, Brentford did a great job of intercepting passes, finishing with eight. They also blocked one shot and finished with five corners compared to just one for Brighton & Hove Albion.

Through 31 matches, Brentford has a record of 7-17-7, which has them in 15th place in the EPL. They have been in a bit of a rut lately, going 0-2-3 in their last five matches. This includes a draw vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FC and a draw vs. Manchester United FC. Overall, they have been favored in 13 matches, going 5-4-4, while they have been the underdog in 18 matches, going just 2-13-3. After this match vs. Aston Villa, they will return home to take on Sheffield United FC on April 13th.

Aston Villa Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Aston Villa will be looking to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to Manchester City. This match took place on Manchester City’s home pitch, and the over/under line was set at 3.5 goals.

Going into the match, Aston Villa was the heavy underdog, with the payout line sitting at +1400. The five combined goals exceeded the line by 1.5 goals. Jhon Duran scored on his only shot attempt, with Aston Villa as a club taking three shots on goal.

On the defensive end, things were tough for Aston Villa, as Manchester City took a total of 25 shots and 11 shots on goal. Robin Olsen finished with seven saves, and the club had a total of four blocks.

In the EPL standings, Aston Villa sits in 4th place, 8 points behind Manchester City. Overall, they are 18-8-5, and their home record is 11-3-1. Over their last five matches, they have gone 2-2-1, with their most recent match being a 4-1 loss to Manchester City. After this match vs. Brentford, they will take on Arsenal on the road.

Brentford Offense Breakdown

Yoane Wissa is the top scorer for Brentford this season, as he has found the back of the net seven times, which is also 32nd in the EPL. He is also the leader in shots on goal for Brentford, as he has 20, which is 29th in the EPL. Bryan Mbeumo is the leader in assists for Brentford, as he has three, which is 74th in the EPL. He also has seven goals, which is 34th in the EPL. On the season, Brentford is 14th in the EPL in goals scored, as they average 1.3 per match. They have scored less than their season average in four straight matches. They are 13th in the EPL in shots on goal and 15th in corners. In 58.1% of their matches, they have had fewer corners than their opponent. Their passing percentage is 76.5%, which is 17th in the EPL.

Aston Villa Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Aston Villa has been one of the most efficient teams in the EPL, ranking 5th in goals scored and 6th in shots on goal. They have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches. Ollie Watkins has been their top scorer, as he is 3rd in the EPL in goals scored. He is also 2nd in the league in shots on goal and has scored 16 goals this season, which is 3rd in the EPL.

Brentford Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Aston Villa, Brentford’s defense is 17th in the EPL, allowing 1.8 goals per match. However, they have been playing better of late, allowing just one goal to Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Overall, they are 15th in blocked shots and 2nd in interceptions. Keeper Mark Flekken is 12th in clean sheets and 7th in saves.

Aston Villa Defense Breakdown

Aston Villa’s defense has struggled of late, allowing four goals to Manchester City and four goals to Tottenham Hotspur in their last four matches. Overall, they are 7th in the EPL in goals allowed, and they are 8th in blocked shots. Keeper Emiliano Martínez is 7th in the EPL with seven clean sheets, and he is 12th in saves. Overall, Villa is 19th in interceptions and 18th in fouls.

Brentford vs Aston Villa Prediction

Looking at how we expect this match to play out, we are going to take Aston Villa on the money line at -150 to pick up the win at home against Brentford. Our prediction is that this one will be a higher scoring match, with Aston Villa coming out on top 3-2. Coming into the match, Aston Villa is 5th in both goals scored and shots on goal percentage. Our projections have Ollie Watkins as the top goal scorer for Aston Villa, while Ivan Toney has the best chance to score for Brentford.

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