Opta Stats: Tottenham v Aston Villa

Will Christian Benteke prove to be the difference when Aston Villa face Tottenham?
Will Christian Benteke prove to be the difference when Aston Villa face Tottenham?

Can Aston Villa get the result they need against Spurs as they fight against relegation? Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"White Hart Lane is the highest scoring stadium in the Premier League this season (51 goals)."

Over 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

Tottenham have won their last five PL meetings with Aston Villa, netting two or more goals in each game. They are 1.635/8 to win again.

Aston Villa have scored just six goals in their last 12 Premier League matches against Tottenham and never more than once in a game. Spurs are 2.466/4 to keep a clean sheet.

Tottenham have gained 10 points from losing positions at home this season, more than any other side. The Villa half-time/Spurs full-time double result is priced at 30.029/1.

Aston Villa have gained no points from losing positions away from home in the Premier League this season - the only team not to do so. Tottenham are 2.486/4 to win half-time/full-time.

White Hart Lane is the highest scoring stadium in the Premier League this season (51 goals). Over 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

White Hart Lane has also seen the most first-half goals this season (27). Spurs are 2.186/5 to be winning by half-time.

Christian Benteke has scored seven goals in his last five Premier League appearances. Benteke is 3.185/40 to score.

Under Tim Sherwood, Benteke has scored at a rate of one goal every 87 minutes in the Premier League. He is 10.09/1 to score the first goal.

Villa have conceded three goals in each of their last two Premier League games. They have only conceded 3+ goals in three successive games twice in PL history (in 2009 and 2012). Over 3.5 goals is 2.942/1.

Harry Kane has scored six goals in his last four Premier League games at White Hart Lane. Kane is 1.758/11 to score.

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