Betting Tips Match Previews

Aston Villa vs Everton betting tips: Carabao Cup preview, predictions, team news and odds

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Aston Villa v Birmingham City - Villa Park. Aston Villa fans in the Holte end with a giant flag - Image ID: GCFE80

Aston Villa vs Everton odds and betting statistics

footballbet365 logo
Tip of the day

Aston Villa vs Everton

Aston Villa to win 2-0 against Everton- 15/2!


At 15/2, a £10 bet would return £85!

Aston Villa vs Everton

September 27, 2023

7:45 pm GMT+1

Aston Villa vs Everton match preview

Who will come through this all-Premier League affair and book their place in the fourth round?

Hosts Aston Villa come into this clash as firm favourites to advance, not least because they demolished Everton 4-0 a mere 38 days ago.

More recently, on Sunday in fact, the Claret and Blue Army had a famous victory to celebrate, with Ollie Watkins’ goal downing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

So, having won four and lost two thus far, Unai Emery’s team are sixth in the table, targeting a second successive season of European qualification.

Everton’s aspirations are significantly lower, simply striving to stay in the division, having picked up their first victory of the campaign on Saturday.

Abdoulaye Doucouré, James Tarkowski and then Dominic Calvert-Lewin all scoring in a surprise 3-1 away victory at the Brentford Community Stadium.

This lifted Sean Dyche’s team up to 15th and, with home games against Luton and Bournemouth to come, the Toffees are hoping to climb further away from the bottom three.

In the League Cup, the Blues almost crashed out in the second round, going a goal down in Doncaster, only for Beto and Arnaut Danjuma to strike in the second half, thereby sparing their blushes.

Coming into this one, Aston Villa are unbeaten in nine meetings with Everton, winning each of the last five, the longest winning streak either side has enjoyed since a sequence of five Blues’ victories from 1963-1965.

This is the most-played fixture in English football history, with this set to be their 230th clash, but never before has one side enjoyed six straight wins over the other.

This fact seems likely to change at Villa Park, given that the home side are likely to get through.

Aston Villa team news

Unai Emery rotated his team for last Thursday’s 3-2 defeat to Legia Warszawa and, given that scoreline, he may be hesitant to do the same again.

Robin Olsen is set to get the nod in goal, while Calum Chambers, Clément Lenglet, Youri Tielemans and Jhon Durán were all given starts in the Polish capital.

Jacob Ramsey could start this time, as he’s now back after injury, while Durán bagged his first-ever Aston Villa goal when Everton visited last month, also netting against Hibs, Crystal Palace and Legia subsequently.

Predicted XI (4-3-3): Olsen; Chambers, Konsa, Lenglet, Moreno; Dendoncker, Tielemans, Ramsey; Bailey, Zaniolo, Durán.

Everton team news

Séamus Coleman, Dele and Jack Harrison are all still sidelined, but Dominic Calvert-Lewin is back, marking his return with a goal at Brentford on Saturday.

However, with their talismanic centre-forward likely to be saved for Luton on Saturday, Beto will lead the line, hoping to make it two goals in two Carabao Cup appearances.

Ashley Young could face the team he left in the summer; this would be his 31st League Cup appearance, 20 years on from his debut, including representing Villa when they most-recently reached the final in 2010.

Predicted XI (4-5-1): Pickford; Patterson, Tarkowski, Godfrey, Young; Doucouré, Onana, Gana Gueye, Garner, Danjuma; Beto.

Carabao Cup third round results & fixtures

More betting offers

bet365 logo


Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets

SpreadEx logo


Bet £10 and Get £40 in Free Bets

Betfair logo


Bet £5 and Get £20 in Free Bets

Visit Site
Paddy Power logo

Paddy Power

Bet £5 and Get £20 in Free Bets

Visit Site
Virgin Bet logo

Virgin Bet

Bet £10, Get £20 in Free Bets

Livescore Bet logo

Livescore Bet

Bet £10 Get £20 in Free Bets

Betway logo


£30 Matched Free Bet if your first Acca loses + 50 Bonus Spins

21LuckyBet logo


Bet £20, Get a £40 Free Bet

SBK logo


Bet £10, Get £30 in Free Bets

Smarkets Exchange logo

Smarkets Exchange

Trade with 0% commission at Smarkets until 2024

Visit Site
Spinzwin logo


Bet £10 and Get a £20 Free Bet

Vegas Land logo

Vegas Land

Bet £10, Get £10 in Free Bets

BritainBet logo


Bet £10 And Get £10 Free Bet

ZetBet logo


Bet £10 and Get a £10 Free Bet

Luckster logo


Bet £10, Get a £10 Free Bet

Ben Gray

Ben Gray

Arsenal fan – follow them over land and sea (and Leicester); sofa Celtic supporter; a bit of a football '"encyclopedia".

Related Content