25 Aston Villa V Newcastle Predictions
Aston Villa v Newcastle betting ideas and predictions
Aston Villa are the top scorers within the backside half of the Premier League and might money in against a Newcastle facet lacking firepower
Aston Villa and Newcastle United take contrasting latest kind into Sky’s Monday Night Football transmission from Villa Park.
Steve Bruce brings the Magpies to one of his former clubs looking for a 3rd straight Premier League win, while Dean Smith’s Villa side have misplaced their last three within the league.
Pressure on Villa to win
Aston Villa are one place and one point above the relegation zone, having gained three and drawn two of their first 12 Premier League matches.
But five of their seven top-flight defeats have been by a single objective and manager Smith will point to a testing latest run of fixtures including a trip to face champions Manchester City and a slim residence defeat by Liverpool.
The residence staff are 21/20 to take three factors they usually really could do with them, as one other robust run beckons with visits to Manchester United and Chelsea previous a house match against high-flying Leicester City.
Praying for ‘keeps’
Smith and his staff shall be maintaining every thing crossed for the well being of their goalkeepers.
Tom Heaton missed the recent defeat by Wolves with a calf drawback and remains uncertain.
Jed Steer was known as as much as exchange Heaton however lasted only eight minutes at Molineux and can now face a few months out himself.
If Heaton fails to recuperate, Orjan Nyland will make his first Premier League begin. Villa have conceded no much less than twice in each of their final three fixtures and are 7/4 to maintain a clean sheet.
Better news for the hosts is that skipper Jack Grealish should be a part of Bjorn Engels and Matt Targett in returning to the squad for this important conflict.
Magpies on the up
Bruce joked recently that he was glad to get to November “without being sacked”. His appointment to received a mixed reception on Tyneside however the native boy is doing just fine.
His facet showed character in coming from behind to beat Bournemouth final outing, with central defender Ciaran Clark on the scoresheet for the second game operating.
DeAndre Yedlin was additionally on course at St James’ Park and Bruce has hailed the “vital” scoring touch of his defenders. Villa will have to be watchful at set pieces, with Clark 16/1 to complete an unusual hat-trick by scoring for the third league game in a row.
On the draw back, key defender Jamaal Lascelles limped off towards the Cherries and will not characteristic once more till the New Year.
Drawing too straightforward a conclusion
Villa’s haven’t won any of their previous 12 matches in opposition to the Magpies they usually have failed to score in 5 of the previous seven of these conferences. Grealish returning could be a big help as provides artistic flair from midfield to enhance John McGinn.
That pair have been instrumental in Villa’s greatest run of the season from mid-September, when 5 matches produced three wins and a draw and 14 objectives scored, with either McGinn or Grealish on target in each game.
Newcastle have but to draw on the road within the PL this season (won two, lost four). A win at Villa is 27/10 and could carry them from fifteenth to ninth. But Villa have rating more Premier League targets than any staff within the backside half and their attacking capability makes them potential worth for a 2-0 win at 10/1.…