Watford vs Aston Villa prediction: Watford is one of three rookie teams to be promoted to the Premier League this year. Therefore, they are determined to succeed in relegation. In the opening match, Watford will face Aston Villa at home. With the active operation in the transfer market, Aston Villa has obtained a quality addition.
- Match date: 02:00 pm on 2021/08/14
- Event: Premier League
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: Vicarage Road
WATFORD VS ASTON VILLA PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Watford’s advantage in the upcoming match is to play at home. However, Aston Villa is the team that is receiving a higher rating.
Watford’s performance in the last 5 matches: W W D D L
Watford played effectively in the Championship last season to get a ticket to compete in the English Premier League. Specifically, they got 46 rounds and received 9 defeats. In contrast, Watford has had 27 wins and 10 draws. Thereby, the total score that Watford has is 91. Second on the table and become the runner-up of the tournament, the home team is directly promoted.
But Watford’s preparation for the new Premier League season is not good. Looking at the last 5 friendly matches, coach Xisco’s team only got 1 win. It was a 2-0 win over Colchester. Right after that was a series of 4 matches with only draws and losses. Recently, when meeting Crystal Palace, Watford had to receive a 1-3 defeat.
Aston Villa’s form in the last 5 matches: W W W L W
Last season, Aston Villa did not have many good results to meet the expectations of the audience. With 38 matches played, the number of wins and wins that Aston Villa has is 16 matches. However, they also had 15 defeats. Thus, with 7 more draws, the number of points Aston Villa has is 55 points. With a relatively modest score, this team can only rank 11th on the table.
Up to now, Aston Villa has only had 3 friendly matches. The result they have is 2 wins and 1 loss. Their only defeat was to lose to Stoke City with a score of 0-2. In the last match, Aston Villa got an easy 3-0 victory over Bristol City.
Select: Aston Villa FT.
Watford and Aston Villa have not had many opportunities to face each other directly. Looking at the last 9 meetings of the two teams from 1999 to now, only 2 matches ended with a draw. Aston Villa is getting better when they have 4 wins. While Watford only got 2 defeats.
Notably, Watford has an overwhelming advantage if looking at the last 5 matches. 3 is the number of victories that Watford has, besides 1 draw. There is only 1 match for Aston Villa to win, which is the second leg of the English Premier League 2019/20.
Select: Aston Villa FT.
In the Championship last season, Watford was the team that had the certainty in defense. With 46 matches, the total number of goals that Watford received was only 30 goals. In contrast, they had 63 goals, equivalent to 1.37 goals per game.
With Aston Villa, the defense was the weak point in the Premier League last season. With 38 matches played, the number of goals conceded by this team is 46 goals. While the attack has had 55 times to score, showing the necessary efficiency.
With Over/Under 2.5, Watford’s last 5 matches have had 3 Over matches, corresponding to 60%. Aston Villa had a similar result once.
Select: Over 2.25 FT.
Watford vs Aston Villa Prediction: Watford 1-2 Aston Villa FT (0-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Premier League between Watford vs Aston Villa on 2021/08/14 of the CMD368 bookie.