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Aston Villa vs Newcastle United betting tips
This article covers Aston Villa vs Newcastle United betting tips and predictions.
Also included is a thorough Aston Villa vs Newcastle United betting preview.
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Aston Villa vs Newcastle United: Match details
Match: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Competition: Premier League
Date: January 23, 2021
Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, January 23, 2021 (UK time)
Stadium: Villa Park
Betting prediction: Aston Villa 2-0 Newcastle United
Aston Villa’s return to Premier League action saw them defeated by second-placed Manchester City.
Dean Smith’s side are still enjoying a successful season and will be eyeing a European spot.
Newcastle United will also be looking to recover from defeat in midweek as they were well beaten by Arsenal.
The Tyneside club have now lost three consecutive matches in the league dropping into 15th.
Aston Villa vs Newcastle United: Recommended bets
Ollie Watkins to score first. The striker has proven to be a major success at Villa Park since his arrival, driving the Midland club’s push for Europe.
Watkins has netted eight goals this season, making him Villa’s leading goal scorer, and he will be confident of taking advantage of a poor Newcastle side.
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Aston Villa vs Newcastle United – recent form and head to head statistics
Leeds United vs Aston Villa FC - 0:1
Aston Villa FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:2
Brighton & Hove Albion FC vs Aston Villa FC - 0:0
Aston Villa FC vs Arsenal FC - 1:0
Aston Villa FC vs West Ham United FC - 1:3
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
Newcastle United FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC - 1:1
Manchester United FC vs Newcastle United FC - 3:1
Chelsea FC vs Newcastle United FC - 2:0
Newcastle United FC vs Southampton FC - 3:2
Newcastle United FC vs Crystal Palace FC - 1:2
|February 27, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leeds United||0 - 1||Aston Villa FC|
|February 21, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|February 13, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Brighton & Hove Albion FC||0 - 0||Aston Villa FC|
|February 6, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||1 - 0||Arsenal FC|
|February 3, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||1 - 3||West Ham United FC|
|February 27, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Newcastle United FC||1 - 1||Wolverhampton Wanderers FC|
|February 21, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Manchester United FC||3 - 1||Newcastle United FC|
|February 15, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Chelsea FC||2 - 0||Newcastle United FC|
|February 6, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Newcastle United FC||3 - 2||Southampton FC|
|February 2, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Newcastle United FC||1 - 2||Crystal Palace FC|
|Aston Villa FC||Newcastle United FC|
|127||Shots on goal||92|
|110||Shots off goal||87|
|47%||Average ball possession||38%|
|2||Shots on post||5|
|7||Shots on bar||5|
|30||Goals by foot||22|
|7||Goals by head||4|
|Aston Villa FC||Newcastle United FC|
|0.92||Average Goals Scored||1.39|
|January 23, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||2 - 0||Newcastle United FC|
|June 24, 2020||Premier League 19/20||Newcastle United FC||1 - 1||Aston Villa FC|
|November 25, 2019||Premier League 19/20||Aston Villa FC||2 - 0||Newcastle United FC|
|February 20, 2017||Championship 16/17||Newcastle United FC||2 - 0||Aston Villa FC|
|September 24, 2016||Championship 16/17||Aston Villa FC||1 - 1||Newcastle United FC|
Aston Villa vs Newcastle United: Match preview
Aston Villa have now gone three games without a win following a tough run of fixtures.
Smith’s side were defeated by Manchester City on Wednesday having drawn with Chelsea and losing to Manchester United on New Year’s Day.
Villa entered Wednesday’s clash with City off the back of a three-week break following a Covid outbreak at their training ground.
The Midlands club still have a number of games in hand over the sides above them and are just eight points off the top four.
Newcastle suffer three consecutive defeats
Steve Bruce is starting to come under real pressure from supporters following a third consecutive defeat on Tuesday.
His side were defeated 3-0 by Arsenal and produce yet another questionable performance.
Newcastle have now dropped into 15th and are just seven points above the bottom three.
Only four teams have conceded more goals and only the bottom four sides have scored fewer goals than Newcastle this season.
Aston Villa team news vs Newcastle United
Villa have been dealt a major blow with John McGinn collecting a third yellow card meaning he will miss Sunday’s match.
Kortney Hause, Wesley Moraes and Trézéguet both remain unavailable for the clash.
Newcastle United team news vs Aston Villa
Ryan Fraser returns from a one-match suspension having been sent off against Sheffield United.
Federico Fernandez and Allan Saint-Maximin both remain sidelined.
Predicted Aston Villa line-up vs Newcastle United
Predicted Newcastle United line-up vs Aston Villa
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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.