Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United host Aston Villa in what should be an exciting game on Saturday. Manchester United is coming off a 2-1 road win against West Ham United last Sunday while Aston Villa beat Everton 3-0 at home on Saturday. Manchester United is in second place in the Premier League standings with 13 points in five games while Aston Villa is in 10th place with seven points in five games.
The player to watch in this game is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has scored three goals in two Premier League games this season. CR7 played well and he’s been on fire, as he broke the men’s international goalscoring record on September 1, scoring a sensational late brace against Ireland to surpass Ali Daei’s previous mark of 109 goals. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Manchester United: 1.42
• Aston Villa: 6.80
• Draw: 5.00
• Manchester United: -1, -1.5: 1.91
• Aston Villa: +1, +1.5: 2.02
• Over 3: 1.89
• Under 3: 2.01
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Manchester United, coming off a 2-1 road win against West Ham United on Sunday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Aston Villa, coming off a 3-0 home win against Everton on Saturday, have 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Manchester United has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on May 9 and Manchester United won 3-1.
For Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has a 65.54 percent chance to score. He averages 3.96 shots overall per sim, 2.34 shots on goal per and 1.07 goals per sim.
For Aston Villa, Danny Ings has a 26.86 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.89 shots overall per sim, 0.55 shots on goal per and 0.31 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 2.76 to Aston Villa 0.82.