After a rare defeat, Chelsea take on Aston Villa. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Aston Villa have picked up just one point from their last 39 available in away games against sides starting the day in the top four (W0 D1 L12)."
Chelsea have won their last four Premier League home games against Aston Villa, by an aggregate score of 15-1. They are [1.32] to win.
Aston Villa have lost eight of their last nine Premier League meetings with Chelsea, with a 1-0 win in March 2014 the exception. Chelsea are [1.92] to win half-time/full-time.
Chelsea have lost just one of their last 55 Premier League home games against promoted sides (W44 D10), against Bournemouth in December 2015. However, the Blues have drawn their last two such games, last going three without a win against promoted clubs at home in the top-flight in August 1991. The draw is [6.4].
Aston Villa have lost their last eight Premier League games in London, conceding at least twice in seven of those matches. A Chelsea win and over 2.5 goals is [1.7].
Aston Villa have picked up just one point from their last 39 available in away games against sides starting the day in the top four (W0 D1 L12). A Chelsea win and both teams to score is [2.62].
Chelsea have already lost more of their seven home league games this season (2) than they did in 19 at Stamford Bridge last term under Maurizio Sarri (1). The Blues haven't lost consecutive home league games since November 2011. You can back Aston Villa at [9.2] in the Draw No Bet market.
Chelsea are yet to gain a single point from a losing position in the Premier League this season, losing all four games in which they've fallen behind. An Aston Villa win is [11.0].
Aston Villa's Jack Grealish has been involved in six goals in his last seven Premier League appearances (3 goals, 3 assists) and is one of only three Englishmen to have both scored and assisted at least three goals in the top-flight this season, along with Jamie Vardy and Marcus Rashford. Grealish is [8.0] to score.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has lost all three of his meetings as a manager against Aston Villa, all in the Championship with Derby last season, including the play-off final at Wembley. The draw half-time/Aston Villa full-time double result is [23.0].
Aston Villa have dropped the most points from winning positions in the Premier League this season (13), winning just one of the four away games they've led in (W1 D1 L2). The Aston Villa half-time/draw full-time double result is [26.0].
Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L
Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts