Opta Stats: Manchester United v Aston Villa

Will Wayne Rooney prove to be the difference when Manchester United face Aston Villa?
Will Wayne Rooney prove to be the difference when Manchester United face Aston Villa?

Can Manchester United continue their fine form when they face Aston Villa? Opta delivers their verdict.

"The Red Devils have won 12 of their last 14 Premier League matches at Old Trafford (D1 L1)."

United are 1.9210/11 to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester United have 31 Premier League wins against Aston Villa, the joint-most of any team against any opponent in the history of the competition (along with Man Utd v Everton). They are 1.331/3 to win.

Aston Villa have won just one of the last 38 Premier League games against Manchester United (L27 D10 W1). The draw is 5.95/1.

Wayne Rooney has scored 12 goals against Aston Villa, his joint-highest tally against any opponent in Premier League history along with Newcastle United. Rooney is 1.824/5 to score.

Aston Villa are the only side in the Premier League this season yet to see a substitute score or assist a single one of their goals. The odds of the first-half containing more goals than the second-half are 3.185/40.

Rooney has scored eight goals in his last six Premier League games at Old Trafford against the Villans, netting four braces. He is 3.55/2 to score twice in the game.

Villa have seen six players sent off in the Premier League this season; two more than they had in any previous Premier League campaign. The odds on a player being sent off in this match are 4.57/2.

Rooney has scored 95 goals at Old Trafford, only Alan Shearer with 97 at St James Park (two for Blackburn) and Thierry Henry with 114 at Highbury have scored more goals on one single ground in Premier League history. He is 4.57/2 to score the first goal.

The Red Devils have won 12 of their last 14 Premier League matches at Old Trafford (D1 L1). United are 1.9210/11 to win half-time/full-time.

Aston Villa have scored just two goals in the final half an hour in the Premier League this season - Man Utd have scored more in the 90th minute or later (3). The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time is 4.67/2.

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