Opta Stats: Swansea City v Aston Villa

Can the top scorer of 2014 add to his tally when Swansea face Aston Villa?
Can the top scorer of 2014 add to his tally when Swansea face Aston Villa?

Swansea could move back into the European qualifying positions with a win over Aston Villa. Opta gives their statistical verdict.

"The Villains have dropped a league high eight points because of goals scored in the final 15 minutes of matches."

The draw half-time/Swansea full-time double result is 5.04/1.

Swansea have won neither of their two previous Boxing Day fixtures in the Premier League (D1 L1). Aston Villa are 5.59/2.

Aston Villa have won just one of their last 13 Barclays Premier League games played on Boxing Day (W1 D4 L8) and have failed to score in the last three. Swansea are 1.784/5 to win.

Aston Villa have won just one of the six Premier League meetings with Swansea (W1 D3 L2). The draw is 3.8514/5.

Christian Benteke has scored in both of his Premier League appearances against Swansea. Benteke is 3.55/2 to score.

Gabriel Agbonlahor scored in both of the Premier League meetings with Swansea last season, but will be suspended for this match. Swansea are 2.3611/8 to keep a clean sheet.

No team has scored the opening goal on more occasions this season in the Premier League than Swansea City (12). However, they have lost 33% of those games (4). The Swansea half-time/Aston Villa full-time double result is 60.059/1.

Wilfried Bony remains the Premier League's top scorer in 2014 (20); two ahead of Sergio Aguero who is unlikely to play again this calendar year (18). Bony is 2.26/5 to score.

Both Bony (eight goals and two assists) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (two goals and eight assists) have played a hand in 45.5% of Swansea's goals so far this season (22). Sigurdsson is 3.02/1 to find the net.

The Villains have dropped a league high eight points because of goals scored in the final 15 minutes of matches. The draw half-time/Swansea full-time double result is 5.04/1.

American goalkeeper Brad Guzan has played 99 Premier League matches for Aston Villa. He is 5.24/1 to mark his 100th game with a clean sheet.

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