Opta Stats: Norwich v Aston Villa

Will Alex Neil still be smiling after Norwich's game with Aston Villa?
Will Alex Neil still be smiling after Norwich's game with Aston Villa?

Two struggling sides meet at Carrow Road as Norwich host Aston Villa. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"The Canaries have netted just four goals in their last five Premier League games at Carrow Road, three of which have been scored from corners."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.814/5.

The Canaries have scored in all but two of their 27 league meetings with Aston Villa at home. Over 2.5 goals is 2.186/5.

Aston Villa have won their last three league meetings with Norwich City - they have never won four in a row in league competition versus the Canaries. They are 4.03/1 to taste victory.

Gabriel Agbonlahor has had a hand in six goals (three goals, three assists) in six Premier League appearances against Norwich. He is 3.7511/4 to score.

Norwich City haven't won their final league game in a calendar year since 2010; losing in 2014, 2013 and 2012 and drawing in 2011. You can lay Norwich at 2.1211/10.

The last time that Aston Villa ended a calendar year with a league victory was in 2011, when they won 3-1 away at Chelsea on New Year's Eve. They are 2.8815/8 in the Draw No Bet market.

Aston Villa have won just three of their last 12 Premier League games against newly-promoted opposition (W3 D3 L6). Norwich are 2.111/10 to win.

The Canaries have netted just four goals in their last five Premier League games at Carrow Road, three of which have been scored from corners. Under 2.5 goals is 1.814/5.

Since winning away at Bournemouth on MD1, Aston Villa have picked up just two points in eight Premier League away games in 2015-16 (D2 L6). The draw half-time/Norwich full-time double result is 5.69/2.

Villa have drawn their last two Premier League away games - they haven't gone three away games in a row unbeaten in the competition since December 2014. The draw is 3.613/5.

Jordan Ayew has now scored in five of his last nine league games for Aston Villa (five goals). Ayew is 2.982/1 to find the net.

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