Opta Stats: Chelsea v Aston Villa

Will it be hugs all round for Chelsea after their match with Aston Villa?
Will it be hugs all round for Chelsea after their match with Aston Villa?

Top of the table Chelsea will be looking to extend their lead with victory over Aston Villa. Opta rates their chances.

"Chelsea have kept only one clean sheet in their last six Premier League games."

Villa are 2.226/5 to score.

Chelsea have scored 27 goals in their last seven Barclays Premier League home games against Aston Villa, including a 7-1 win and an 8-0. They are 1.715/7 to win half-time/full-time.

Aston Villa have attempted just eight shots on target in five Premier League games this season; fewer than any other side. Chelsea are 1.738/11 to keep a clean sheet.

10 of the 13 points (from nine games) that Jose Mourinho has taken against Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League have come at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are 1.241/4 to win.

Diego Costa (11) has had three more shots on target in the Premier League than Aston Villa (8) this season. Costa is 1.68/13 to score.

Only two of Andre Schurrle's 10 Premier league goals have come at Stamford Bridge. Schurrle is 2.37 to find the net.

Villa are the only Premier League team yet to concede an away goal this season. They are 12.011/1 to keep a clean sheet.

Seven different nationalities have scored for Chelsea in the Premier League this season, a wider spread than at any other club. Over 2.5 goals is 1.645/8.

Chelsea have kept only one clean sheet in their last six Premier League games. Villa are 2.226/5 to score.

Thibaut Courtois has kept only one clean sheet in his opening five Premier League games, three fewer than Petr Cech (4) did in his first five. Over 3.5 goals is 2.526/4.

Aston Villa have not won three Premier League away games in a row since April 2010. They are 16.015/1 to pull off a shock win.

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