Aston Villa will be hoping to bring their losing streak to an end with a big result over Chelsea when the sides meet at Villa Park in Saturday’s Premier League clash.
The Villans have lost five consecutive matches in all competitions and sit second from bottom in the league following Monday’s 4-0 thrashing at Leicester.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Latest Odds
Having won just one of their last eight matches against this opposition, they are 4/1 (5.00) outsiders with bet365 to get back on track with a shock victory here.
Frank Lampard’s men are in high spirits after following up their FA Cup win over Liverpool with a 4-0 victory over Everton, and are 13/20 (1.65) favourites to come out on top once again.
None of the last 11 meetings between these sides have resulted in draws, but there are odds of 3/1 (4.00) available on this one finishing up all square.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Team News
Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham are all struggling with injury, with Jorginho ruled out through suspension.
Tom Heaton, Jed Steer, John McGinn, and Wesley are all long-term injury absentees, while the on-loan Danny Drinkwater is ineligible to face his parent club.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Preview
Although their form hasn’t been impressive, Dean Smith’s team has at least given the home crowds something to cheer about most weeks - finding the net in each of the last 13 matches in front of their own fans.
They will be optimistic of extending that record considering the Blues have kept just one clean sheet in 19 fixtures on the road this campaign.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea Tips and Predictions
All in all, odds of 10/11 (1.91) are surely worth backing on both teams getting on target for Villa’s 11th match in 13, as well as a 16th away game in 18 for Chelsea.
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