Two promoted sides meet when Norwich host Aston Villa. Opta presents the tale of the tape.
"Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has lost five games against Norwich City in all competitions during his managerial career – against no side has he lost more (also five against Leyton Orient)."
Norwich won both of their Premier League meetings with Aston Villa in the 1992-93 campaign - since then, they've won two of their 14 top-flight games against the Villans (W2 D5 L7). An Aston Villa win is [2.96].
Aston Villa have lost their last three league matches against Norwich City, all in the Championship between April 2018 and May 2019. Norwich are [2.44] to win.
Norwich have only lost one of their 13 home league games in 2019, with that loss coming against Chelsea (W9 D3 L1). The draw is [3.8].
The Canaries have scored at least twice in 17 of their last 18 league games at Carrow Road. Over 2.5 goals is [1.61].
Aston Villa have lost their last 10 away games in the Premier League - it's their joint-longest run of away defeats in top-flight history, also losing 10 in a row between December 1924-April 1925. Norwich are [4.0] to win half-time/full-time.
Aston Villa have dropped a league-high eight points from winning positions in the Premier League so far this season. Indeed, 50% of the comeback victories in the competition this term has been against the Villans (2/4). The Aston Villa half-time/draw full-time double result is [17.0].
Norwich have lost 19 of their last 20 Premier League games in which they've conceded the first goal (including all five this season), with the exception a 4-2 win over Watford in May 2016. Aston Villa are [5.0] to win half-time/full-time.
Conor Hourihane has been involved in five goals in his last four league matches against Norwich City for Aston Villa (3 goals, 2 assists). Hourihane is [5.0] to find the net.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has lost five games against Norwich City in all competitions during his managerial career - against no side has he lost more (also five against Leyton Orient). Norwich are [1.8] in the Draw No Bet market.
Norwich's Teemu Pukki has scored five goals and assisted two more in his three Premier League home games. He could become the fifth player to score in each of his first four home matches in the competition (Mick Quinn, Hamilton Ricard, Rafael van der Vaart and Diego Costa), while only Mick Quinn and Sergio Agüero were involved in as many as eight goals in their first four home Premier League games. Pukki is [2.1] to find the net.
Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L
Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts