Opta Stats: Aston Villa v Manchester United

Can Van Persie and Rooney fire Manchester United to another victory when they face Aston Villa?
Can Van Persie and Rooney fire Manchester United to another victory when they face Aston Villa?

Manchester United are the form team in the Premier League right now and will be looking to continue their run against Aston Villa. Opta provides the stats.

"Manchester United have scored at least three goals in each of their last five Premier League games against Villa."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.01/1.

Wayne Rooney has scored more Barclays Premier League goals against Aston Villa than he has versus any other opponent (12). Rooney is 2.35/4 to score.

Aston Villa have won just one of the last 37 Premier League games against Man Utd (W1 D9 L27), including losing the last seven in a row. United are 1.654/6 to win.

The last time Aston Villa beat Manchester United at Villa Park in the Premier League (August 19th 1995), midfielder Jack Grealish wasn't even born. The draw is 4.1.

Robin van Persie has scored five goals in his last five Premier League games against Villa. Van Persie is 2.111/10 to score.

Marouane Fellaini as scored more goals against Aston Villa (4) than versus any other opponent in the Premier League. Fellaini is 4.03/1 to find the net.

The Villans have not won any of the last 18 Premier League home games against the Red Devils (D6 L12). Only
Sunderland at home to Liverpool (20 games between 1959 and 2002) have recorded a longer run without a home win against a specific opponent in English league history. United are 2.68/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester United have scored at least three goals in each of their last five Premier League games against Villa. Over 2.5 goals is 2.01/1.

The Red Devils have won more points from their last six Premier League games than any other side (18). They are 13.012/1 to win the Premier League.

Aston Villa have lost a league-high eight points from goals scored in the final 15 minutes of Premier League matches this season. The odds of the second-half containing more goals than the first are 1.834/5.

Manchester United have won 103 Premier League points against Aston Villa - more than any other side have managed against the Villans. United are 2.77/4 to win to nil.

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