|Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction
When is Aston Villa most likely to score a goal? Aston Villa has struggled to score this season. 40% of their goals have come in the time frame of 60-75 minutes.
When is Southampton most likely to score a goal? Southampton has also not been very good at attacking in the current EPL season. The Saints have scored 80% of the goals in the second half.
Aston Villa has a bright chance to secure 3 points and improve their position on the points table when they host Southampton for the next EPL fixture on Friday, 16 September. Steven Gerrard’s men have failed to make a good start to the new season of the EPL as they are struggling at the 17th position with only 1 win from the first 6 matches. Southampton, on the other hand, also needs to perform consistently well in the upcoming fixtures to get into the top 10. The Saints will look to trouble the hosts at the Villa Park Stadium on Friday.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Goals Scored and Conceded
|Goals Scored||Goals Conceded|
|First 15 minutes||1||1|
|16 to 30 minutes||0||2|
|31 to 45 minutes||1||0|
|46 to 60 minutes||0||2|
|61 to 75 minutes||4||2|
|76 to 90 minutes||1||1|
|Total (Last 5 Matches)||7||8|
|Goals Scored||Goals Conceded|
|First 15 minutes||0||0|
|16 to 30 minutes||2||1|
|31 to 45 minutes||1||1|
|46 to 60 minutes||1||2|
|61 to 75 minutes||1||0|
|76 to 90 minutes||2||0|
|Total (Last 5 Matches)||7||4|
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Forwards Statistics
|Goals||Shots On Target Per Game|
The English pair of Ollie Watkins and Danny Ings lead the forward attack for Aston Villa. Watkins is yet to bring out his best this season. In the EPL 2021-22, he added 11 goals to his name with 2 assists and 4 big chances created. Ings has scored 1 goal this season. He also got a dribbling success of 83%.
The Scottish professional footballer Che Adams has played well so far as he has scored 2 goals in the current season. He has also maintained an average of 1.6 key passes per game. Adam Armstrong is another important striker for the Saints. Armstrong has scored once so far. He also assisted in 1 goal and created 1 big chance for his team.
Top Scorers for Aston Villa in Last Season:
- Ollie Watkins (11 goals)
- Danny Ings (7 goals)
- Jacob Ramsey (6 goals)
Top Scorers for Southampton in Last Season:
- James Ward-Prowse (10 goals)
- Che Adams (7 goals)
- Armando Broja (6 goals)
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Yellow Card Statistics
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Midfield Statistics
|Passing Accuracy||Key Passes Per Game|
Aston Villa’s midfield department consists of players like Emiliano Buendia and John McGinn. Buendia has played the current at a passing accuracy of 82% and 67% dribbling success. McGinn’s Passing accuracy stands at 83%. He also won 80% of the aerial duels.
James Ward-Prowse is the most dependable midfielder for the Saints. He was the top goal-scorer for Southampton in the last season. This year, he has scored 1 goal so far. Ward-Prowse is also having an average of 1.3 interceptions per match. Romeo Lavia is another key midfielder who is playing at an average of 2 interceptions per match with 59% success in the ground duels.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Defence Statistics
|Clearances Per Game||Tackles Per Game|
Ashley Young has been the leader in the defence panel for Villa. Young is playing the current EPL season at an average of 2 clearances per match along with 86% success in the total duels. Calum Chambers is also an important defender. Chambers is having an average of 1.25 tackles per match this season. He has played with a passing accuracy of 89%.
Armel Bella-Kotchap and Mohammed Salisu are the reliable defenders for the Saints. Bella-Kothap has played at a good average of 5 clearances per game with 72% success in the ground duels. He also assisted in a goal. Salisu’s clearance average stands at 3.7. He got a dribbling success of 67%.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Goalkeeper Stats
|Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)||Gavin Bazunu (Southampton)|
|Saves Per Game||3.5 (68%)||2.5 (60%)|
The Villa’s goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has given a performance so far. He is playing at an average of 3.5 saves per game with a 68% save success rate.
Gavin Bazunu has also given a somewhat similar goalkeeping performance for the Saints. He has maintained an average of 2.5 saves per match with a 60% save success rate.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Team Stats (All Competitions)
|Goals per game||1.69||1.25|
|Goals conceding per game||1.15||1.33|
|Ball Possesion %||44.33%||32.78%|
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Head-to-Head Statistics
Matches: 82 | Aston Villa: 30 | Draw: 23 | Southampton: 29
Recent 5 Meetings: Aston Villa: 2 | Draw: 0 | Southampton: 3
Last Meeting: Aston Villa defeated Southampton with a score of 4-0 in a Premier League fixture on 5 March 2022.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Winning Odds
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Predicted Lineup
Aston Villa (4-3-2-1): Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Digne; Luiz, Kamara, McGinn; Bailey, Ramsey; Watkins
Southampton (4-2-3-1): Bazunu; Perraud, Salisu, Bella-Kotchap, Walker-Peters; Ward-Prowse, Diallo; Armstrong, Aribo, Elyounoussi; Adams
Aston Villa vs Southampton Prediction: Final Analysis and Prediction
Aston Villa will aim for a convincing home win to bring their campaign back on track. They ended their last match in a 1-1 draw with the defending champions, Man City. A more comprehensive performance will be expected from the attackers. On the other hand, Southampton failed to capitalize on the momentum after defeating Chelsea as they lost the very next match to the Wolves. It will be a mighty challenge for the Saints to avoid another loss on Friday. As per the predictions and betting platforms, Aston Villa has a higher probability to win this fixture.