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Manchester City vs Aston Villa betting tips
This article covers Manchester City vs Aston Villa betting tips and predictions.
Also included is a thorough Manchester City vs Aston Villa betting preview.
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Manchester City vs Aston Villa: Match details
Match: Manchester City vs Aston Villa
Competition: Premier League
Date: January 20, 2021
Kick-off time: 6:00 pm, January 20, 2021 (UK time)
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Betting prediction: Manchester City 2-0 Aston Villa
Manchester City have firmly placed themselves back in contention for the title following five successive wins in the Premier League.
City have now won nine of their last seven league matches, and they’ve conceded just two goals to sit second in the table.
Aston Villa return to action for the first time since New Year’s Day following a Covid outbreak in their camp.
Dean Smith will be hoping his side can pick up from where they left off as they sit just eight points off the top four with three games in hand over most sides.
Manchester City vs Aston Villa: Recommended bets
Raheem Sterling to score first. The forward returned to the scoresheet on Sunday to net his fifth league goal of the season.
Sterling will be hoping to have a more influential impact for City ahead of the second half of the season.
The 26-year-old will be eager to add to his tally in a tricky game against Villa.
Manchester City vs Aston Villa: What are the betting odds?
Manchester City vs Aston Villa – recent form and head to head statistics
Manchester City FC vs Leeds United - 1:2
Manchester City FC vs Borussia Dortmund - 2:1
Leicester City FC vs Manchester City FC - 0:2
Everton FC vs Manchester City FC - 0:2
Manchester City FC vs Borussia Monchengladbach - 2:0
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
Liverpool FC vs Aston Villa FC - 2:1
Aston Villa FC vs Fulham FC - 3:1
Aston Villa FC vs Tottenham Hotspur FC - 0:2
Newcastle United FC vs Aston Villa FC - 1:1
Aston Villa FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC - 0:0
|April 10, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Manchester City FC||1 - 2||Leeds United|
|April 6, 2021||UEFA Champions League 20/21||Manchester City FC||2 - 1||Borussia Dortmund|
|April 3, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leicester City FC||0 - 2||Manchester City FC|
|March 20, 2021||FA Cup 20/21||Everton FC||0 - 2||Manchester City FC|
|March 16, 2021||UEFA Champions League 20/21||Manchester City FC||2 - 0||Borussia Monchengladbach|
|April 10, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Liverpool FC||2 - 1||Aston Villa FC|
|April 4, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||3 - 1||Fulham FC|
|March 21, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||0 - 2||Tottenham Hotspur FC|
|March 12, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Newcastle United FC||1 - 1||Aston Villa FC|
|March 6, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||0 - 0||Wolverhampton Wanderers FC|
|Manchester City FC||Aston Villa FC|
|184||Shots on goal||147|
|161||Shots off goal||131|
|66%||Average ball possession||48%|
|3||Shots on post||5|
|6||Shots on bar||7|
|59||Goals by foot||34|
|7||Goals by head||7|
|Manchester City FC||Aston Villa FC|
|1.98||Average Goals Scored||0.8|
|January 20, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Manchester City FC||2 - 0||Aston Villa FC|
|March 1, 2020||EFL Cup 19/20||Aston Villa FC||1 - 2||Manchester City FC|
|January 12, 2020||Premier League 19/20||Aston Villa FC||1 - 6||Manchester City FC|
|October 26, 2019||Premier League 19/20||Manchester City FC||3 - 0||Aston Villa FC|
|March 5, 2016||Premier League 15/16||Manchester City FC||4 - 0||Aston Villa FC|
Manchester City vs Aston Villa: Match preview
Manchester City have the opportunity to move into first place in the Premier League with a win on Wednesday.
Following a run five successive wins, City are just two points behind rivals Manchester United.
Pep Guardiola’s side are once again starting to look like a daunting team to overcome.
City have conceded just twice in their last nine matches whilst scoring 19 goals.
Villa back in action after almost three-week wait
After almost three weeks, Aston Villa are set to return to Premier League action.
The Midlands club have been forced to postpone fixtures due to a Covid outbreak at the club.
Their last game was on New Year’s Day in which they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Man United.
However, Villa have otherwise been enjoying a successful campaign with a European spot in sight.
Manchester City team news vs Aston Villa
Aymeric Laporte and Eric Garcia are both in contention to return on Wednesday.
Sergio Aguero could also return after being in self-isolation but is a major doubt.
Nathan Ake remains sidelined with a muscular injury.
Aston Villa team news vs Manchester City
Ross Barkley is closing in on a return from injury and could feature at the Etihad.
Wesley Moraes and Trézéguet both remain unavailable for the clash.
Predicted Manchester City line-up vs Aston Villa
Predicted Aston Villa line-up vs Manchester City
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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.