Opta Stats: Aston Villa v Chelsea

Can man-in-form Benteke fire Villa to victory?

A key game at both ends of the table, with the hosts still needing points to stave on relegation and the Blues looking to guarantee qualification for the Champions League 

"Oscar has now scored three goals in his last four Premier League appearances after bagging only one in his opening 29. The Brazilian is 7/24.4 to score at anytime."

Chelsea have won two of their last four Barclays Premier League trips to Villa Park (D1 L1). You can back a Blues win at 10/111.9.

Chelsea inflicted Aston Villa's biggest ever Premier League defeat when the two teams met just before Christmas (8-0). You can back an 'any unquoted' correct score at 13/27.6.

Fernando Torres last scored in the Premier League in that 8-0 romp when he opened the scoring in the third minute. You can back the Spaniard to score at anytime at 12/53.4.

A win in this game will seal a top four finish for Chelsea. Rafa's men are 1/101.1 to finish in the top four.

A win in this game for the home team will ensure Villa are safe from relegation. Lambert's charges are now as big as 129/1130.0 to go down.

Oscar has now scored three goals in his last four Premier League appearances after bagging only one in his opening 29. The Brazilian is 7/24.4 to score at anytime.

Aston Villa have conceded 13 times in the 15 minutes immediately after half-time this season; the most in the Premier League. Second half in the 'half with most goals' market should trade at around 11/102.1 near kick-off time.

Christian Benteke has scored 13 Premier League goals in 2013, more than any other player. The Belgian forward is 6/16.8 to score first


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