Opta Stats: Aston Villa v Bournemouth

Eddie Howe will be looking to continue Bournemouth's successful season when they face Aston Villa.
Eddie Howe will be looking to continue Bournemouth's successful season when they face Aston Villa.

Can Aston Villa avoid another humiliating defeat when they host Bournemouth? Opta has the answers.

"The Cherries haven’t lost successive away games in the Premier League since November 1st 2015 (W4 D4 L2 since then)."

Bournemouth are 2.245/4 to win.

Aston Villa have lost just one of their previous six meetings with Bournemouth in all competitions (W4 D1 L1). Villa are 3.65 to win.

Bournemouth have visited Villa Park three times in all competitions, drawing once and losing twice; including in the 4th round of the FA Cup in 2015. You can lay Bournemouth at 2.265/4.

The Cherries haven't lost successive away games in the Premier League since November 1st 2015 (W4 D4 L2 since then). Bournemouth are 2.245/4 to win.

Villa have lost each of their last seven league games; only once before have suffered more consecutive defeats in the league, in 1963 when they lost 11 in a row. You can back Bournemouth to beat Aston Villa half-time/full-time at 3.3512/5.

Bournemouth have netted a joint-league-high eight goals in the first 15 minutes of their games (level with Man City and Stoke) while Villa have bagged a joint-league-low one goal in the same period (level with Norwich). The Cherries are 2.789/5 to be leading by half-time.

Current Villa caretaker boss Eric Black has lost all three Premier League games when in charge, one with Birmingham City in November 2007, one with Sunderland in December 2011 and last time out with the Villans. The draw half-time/Bournemouth full-time double result is priced at 6.05/1.

No team has a lower top-scorer in the Premier League this season than both Villa (Ayew, Gestede - 5 each) and Bournemouth (Wilson - 5). Under 2.5 goals is 1.84/5.

Idrissa Gueye has made more interceptions than any other player in the Premier League this season (132) while only Leicester's N'Golo Kanté (139) has made more tackles (123). Under 1.5 goals is 3.259/4.

The Villans have made a joint-high 13 errors leading to goals in the top-flight this season (level with West Ham). Over 2.5 goals is 2.26/5.

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