The Premier League continues next week! The games will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic and we will have a great contest on Thursday, when Aston Villa hosts Manchester United.
Aston Villa is coming off a 2-0 road loss against Liverpool on Sunday while Manchester United beat Bournemouth at home 5-2 last Saturday. Aston Villa is 18th in the standings with 27 points in 33 games, fighting to avoid relegation while Manchester United is fifth with 55 points in 33 games.
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Aston Villa: 9.40
• Manchester United: 1.36
• Draw: 5.40
• Aston Villa: +1, +1.5 (2.21)
• Manchester United: -1, -1.5 (1.72)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.87)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.03)
Key Points to Consider
Aston Villa, coming off a 2-0 road loss vs Liverpool, have 4 losses, 2 draws and 0 wins in their last 6 overall. Manchester United, coming off a 5-2 home win vs Bournemouth, have 5 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 6 overall.
Momentum: Manchester United has been on an upward trend — winning 4 of their last 5 games in the Premier League.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on Dec. 1, 2019 and the game ended on a 1-1 draw.
For Aston Villa, Jack Grealish has a 16.98 percent chance to score. He averages 1.49 shots overall per sim, 0.5 shots on goal per and 0.19 goals per sim.
For Manchester United, Anthony Martial has a 40.88 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.84 shots overall per sim, 1.02 shots on goal per and 0.53 goals per sim.
Manchester United Moneyline.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Manchester United in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester United 2.18 to Aston Villa 0.86.