Southampton v Aston Villa, betting tips, odds is 2.07

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Southampton have won their last four Premier League matches against Aston Villa. This is their best top-flight winning run against the Villans since August 1989, when they also won four consecutively. They’ve never won five in a row against Villa in the top tier.

Aston Villa are winless in their last eight Premier League matches against Southampton (D3 L5) since a 3-2 win in December 2013.

Southampton are looking to win five consecutive top-flight matches against an opponent for the first time.

Southampton have lost their last two Premier League games. They had in their previous 15 in the competition (W8 D5). They last lost three in a row in November 2019.

After winning five of their first seven away league games this season (D1 L1) and keeping five clean sheets in the process. Aston Villa have lost each of their last three on the road, conceding at least twice each time.

Since Ralph Hasenhüttl’s first game in charge in December 2018, Southampton have dropped more points from winning positions than any other side in the Premier League (47).

Southampton striker Shane Long has been directly involved in 12 goals in 16 Premier League appearances against Aston Villa (7 goals, 5 assists). In all competitions, Long has scored nine goals against Villa.

With four goals and five assists so far, Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse is enjoying his most productive Premier League season.

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish has been involved in 14 Premier League goals in 18 games this season. The same number he was involved in in 36 appearances last season (8 goals, 6 assists).

Is important to see that Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins is looking to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time. Last doing so in league competition in August 2018 with Brentford in the Championship.

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