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Arsenal vs Aston Villa Predicted lineup, betting tips, odds, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

Published at :April 12, 2024 at 7:49 PM
Modified at :April 12, 2024 at 7:49 PM
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Novojyoti Bhattacharjee


A win here would solidify the Gunners’ top-of-the-table position

It has been an outstanding season for Arsenal, as they are currently leading the Premier League table and are in a strong position to progress to the semifinals of the Champions League after drawing 2-2 with Bayern Munich in the first leg. Arteta knows it is important to win this match because they cannot fail after learning from last season. 

Meanwhile, Aston Villa are currently occupying the fifth spot in the league level on points with Tottenham. They have a great chance of finishing in the top four position with their only battle lying with Tottenham. Watkins’ excellent form has also helped to boost the Villans’ remarkable push this season in the Conference League. They beat Rennes 2-1 in the first leg of the quarterfinal. 

Kick-off:

Sun, 14 April at 9:00 PM IST

Location- Emirates Stadium

Form:

Arsenal (in all competitions): D-W-W-D-W

Aston Villa (in all competitions): W-D-L-W-D

Player to Watch

Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) 

Bukayo Saka has been in tremendous form for the Gunners this season scoring 18 goals while laying on 13 assists for the team. He has looked dangerous from the right wing with his trickery and ability to cut inside on either foot has made him a dangerous weapon for the team. He will be aiming to play a crucial role again in this match to keep his side at the top of the table. 

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) 

Ollie Watkins is enjoying his best ever season for the Villans this season scoring 24 goals in all competitions while also providing 10 assists for the team. In the last game against Brentford, he scored a brace in a thrilling 3-3 draw. His pace and clinical finishing have helped the team to fight for the top four positions this season. 

Match Facts

  • Arsenal averages 2.4 goals per match this season which is the most by a team this season
  • Aston Villa defeated Arsenal by 1-0 in the reverse fixture
  • Arsenal haven’t lost a single match in the last eight matches

Arsenal vs Aston Villa: Betting tips and Odds

Tip 1: Arsenal to win this match- 1/4 with Skybet

Tip 2: Both the teams to score in this match- 4/5 with Betfair

Tip 3: Bukayo Saka to score the first goal- 5/1 with PADDY POWER

Injury and Teams News

The Gunners will be without Timber for this match as it is too soon for him with his recovery process still going on. Arteta might make some changes to the team and may recall Trossard to the starting eleven who impressed in the midweek game. 

Aston Villa will be without Douglas Luiz for this match after being suspended due to collecting his fifth yellow of the season against Brentford in the last match. They will also be without Cash, Mings, Ramsey, Buendia, Kamara and Lenglet for this match due to injuries. 

Head-to-Head

Total Matches- 23

Arsenal- 16

Aston Villa- 6

Draw- 1

Predicted Lineup for Arsenal vs Aston Villa

Arsenal Predicted lineup (4-3-3):

Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Partey, Rice; Saka, Jesus, Trossard

Aston Villa Predicted lineup (4-4-2):

Martinez; Konsa, Carlos, Torres, Digne; Bailey, Tielemens, McGinn, Rogers; Diaby, Watkins

Match Prediction for Arsenal vs Aston Villa

This match will be a hard-fought game for both teams as both coaches have displayed their tactical brilliance this season. However, Arsenal will fancy their chances with home advantage playing a key factor in their push for the title this season. 

Prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Aston Villa

Telecast for Arsenal vs Aston Villa

India – Sony Sports, Disney+Hotstar

UK– Sky Sports, TNT Sports, Amazon Prime Video

US- NBC, USA Network, Peacock

Nigeria- DSTV, Gotv, Kwese TV

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