Opta Stats: Aston Villa v Leicester

Can Jamie Vardy get back among the goals when Leicester face Aston Villa?
Can Jamie Vardy get back among the goals when Leicester face Aston Villa?
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Leicester could go top of the Premier League with the right result against Aston Villa. Opta weighs up the odds.

"Aston Villa have scored just five first half goals this season, a league low. They’ve not scored earlier than the 40th minute in a Premier League game since September (against Leicester)."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

Leicester City came from two goals down to win for only the second time in their Barclays Premier League history in the reverse fixture earlier this season. The Aston Villa half-time/Leicester full-time double result is priced at 32.031/1.

Aston Villa have won only four of the 19 Premier League match ups with Leicester (D8 L7). The draw is 3.45.

The Foxes have kept three clean sheets in a row in the league for the first time since May 2015 - they've never kept four consecutively in the Premier League. Leicester are 2.829/5 to not concede.

Aston Villa are looking to win back-to-back league games for the first time since May 2015, both of which were home games. Villa are 3.711/4 to win.

Leicester have already claimed two more points this season (43) than they throughout the entirety of last season (41). They are 2.265/4 to pick up three more.

Aston Villa have scored just five first half goals this season, a league low. They've not scored earlier than the 40th minute in a Premier League game since September (against Leicester). Under 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

Since scoring in 11 consecutive Premier League games, Jamie Vardy has managed one goal and six shots on target in seven matches. Aston Villa are 3.9 to not concede.

The lowest points total for a Premier League side after 21 games and still avoid relegation is 12 points set by West Brom in 2004/05 - Aston Villa have 11 points. Villa are 1.111/9 to be relegated.

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