Opta Stats: Manchester United v Aston Villa

Can Louis van Gaal inspire Manchester United when they host Aston Villa?
Can Louis van Gaal inspire Manchester United when they host Aston Villa?

Manchester United have a great opportunity to get back to winning ways in the league, when they take on doomed Aston Villa. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Aston Villa have won none of their last 15 Premier League away games (D3 L12)."

Manchester United are 1.794/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Aston Villa have won none of their last 12 Barclays Premier League meetings with Manchester United (W0 D3 L9). The home side are 1.232/9 to win.

Going further back, the Red Devils have lost just one of their last 40 Premier League matches against the Villans (W29 D10 L1). The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time double result is 4.3100/30.

Wayne Rooney has scored 13 Premier League goals against Aston Villa. He has only netted more against Newcastle in the competition (14). Rooney is 1.75/7 to score.

Marouane Fellaini has scored four goals against Villa, more than versus any other opponent in the competition. Fellaini is 2.915/8 to score.

Louis van Gaal's side have won their last four Premier League games at Old Trafford, keeping three clean sheets in that run. United are 1.491/2 to not concede.

The Red Devils have kept 10 clean sheets in their last 15 Premier League home matches. Under 2.5 goals is 2.186/5.

Aston Villa have won none of their last 15 Premier League away games (D3 L12). Manchester United are 1.794/5 to win half-time/full-time.

The Villans have scored just five goals in their last 12 Premier League games on the road. Under 1.5 goals is 4.47/2.

Even if Aston Villa win every one of their remaining five games this season, it'll still be their lowest points tally in a Premier League season by some distance (previous lowest was 38 points in 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2014-15). Manchester United are 2.3811/8 to win both halves.

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