Chelsea vs Aston Villa Prediction and Odds Round 29
In the upcoming Chelsea vs Aston Villa match, the two teams seem to be heading in opposite directions. While Chelsea is struggling to find their footing in the Premier League, Aston Villa has shown remarkable progress in recent times. Chelsea has lost their luster and is currently in the lower half of the table, whereas Aston Villa is on the rise. Let’s analyze their gameplay in the current season and their previous encounters to make a prediction.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa Odds and Statistics
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Chelsea, at the halfway point of the competition, still couldn’t see a way out of the negative patch they were going through. It is not that they were in danger of relegation, but what they were achieving had nothing to do with what they were used to at the club. In matchday #19 they had already suffered seven defeats.
In this Chelsea vs Aston Villa match, they will meet one of the clubs guilty of those numbers.
We have been able to witness how Aston Villa, who has not made much of an impact in the competition, is looking to achieve better results. Already halfway through the competition, the club has suffered eight defeats, but their last five matches towards matchday #19 ended in three wins, one draw, and one defeat.
They will play Chelsea vs Aston Villa looking to repeat the result, although this time they are away.
Chelsea vs Aston Villa Preview Games and History
The most recent match between Chelsea and Aston Villa was a friendly held at the Al-Nahyan Stadium on December 11, 2022. Aston Villa scored an early goal which proved to be the deciding factor in the match. Although Chelsea seemed to dominate the field, they had few scoring opportunities, and the level of play was fairly even between the two teams.
Chelsea had 51% of the possession, just slightly more than their opponents, leaving the Villans with the remaining 49% of the possession, which they used to create more of an attack.
Both clubs had exactly the same percentage of passes completed, 90% each: Aston Villa would make 561 passes and the Blues 577. The Villans would have five shots on goal, only one of which would end in goal. Chelsea, on the other hand, would have three shots on goal, none of which would have the desired ending for the team.
In the 7th minute, the Villans scored the goal. Watkins was the creator of the pass to midfielder John McGinn to seal the match Chelsea vs Aston Villa 0-1.
Upcoming Games – EPL Round 30
On matchday 30 of the Premier League, Wolves will face Chelsea in Wolves vs Chelsea, while Aston Villa will play against Nottingham in Aston Villa vs Nottingham. The Villans have the potential to maintain their lead, especially with the advantage of playing at home.
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Prediction for Chelsea vs Aston Villa
The last five encounters between Chelsea and Aston Villa have taken place between September 2021 and December 2022, with one match in the EFL Cup, one friendly, and three in the Premier League.
Of these five games, Chelsea has won four, while Aston Villa has secured only one victory in their most recent matches. The two teams have had a relatively similar run of results in the current season, with some results going their way.
The prediction for the upcoming Chelsea vs Aston Villa match is for a closely contested game ending in a 2-2 draw or a 2-1 home win for Chelsea.
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