It's the first match at Villa Park for Aston Villa since winning promotion, as they take on Bournemouth. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Aston Villa faced 31 shots in their first Premier League match of 2019-20 against Spurs – the most of any club on MD1 and the most they’ve faced in a league game since February 2010, also against Spurs (34 shots)."
Over 2.5 goals is 1.8810/11.
This is the third Premier League meeting between Aston Villa and Bournemouth - the away side has won the previous two, with the Villans winning 1-0 at the Vitality Stadium and the Cherries winning 2-1 at Villa Park in the 2015-16 season. A Bournemouth win is 3.185/40.
In all competitions, this is just the eighth match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth, with Villa winning four of the previous seven (D1 L2). Villa are 2.466/4 to claim another victory.
Aston Villa faced 31 shots in their first Premier League match of 2019-20 against Spurs - the most of any club on MD1 and the most they've faced in a league game since February 2010, also against Spurs (34 shots). Over 2.5 goals is 1.8810/11.
Since joining the Premier League in 2015-16, Bournemouth have collected just eight points in 11 away matches against newly-promoted sides (W2 D2 L7). The draw is 3.55/2.
Aston Villa have taken just one point from their last 42 available in the Premier League (W0 D1 L13), with their last victory in the competition coming against Norwich in February 2016 (2-0). Bournemouth are 2.265/4 Draw No Bet.
Bournemouth have scored at least three goals in each of their last three away league games, though have only gone on to win one of those (W1 D1 L1). Both teams to score is 1.684/6.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has won three of his five league games against Bournemouth (W3 D1 L1) - all with Walsall in League One - including a victory in his only previous meeting with Eddie Howe in January 2013. Villa are 1.748/11 Draw No Bet.
Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn could become the first Scottish player to score in his first two Premier League appearances, while only two players have found the net in their first two appearances in the competition for Villa - Dalian Atkinson in August 1992 and Dion Dublin in November 1998. McGinn is 6.05/1 to find the net.
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has been directly involved in eight goals in his last five away games in the Premier League (4 goals, 4 assists). Wilson is 2.77/4 to score.