Opta Stats: Wolves v Aston Villa

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith.
Will Dean Smith still be smiling after Aston Villa's match with Wolves?

It's a Midlands derby as Wolves clash with Aston Villa. Opta presents the tale of the tape.

"Only at Portman Road (5) and the City Ground (5) have Aston Villa played more Premier League games without defeat than they have at Molineux (4)."

The draw is 3.711/4.

Wolves have won two of their last three league games against Aston Villa (all in the Championship), more than they had in their previous 15 against the Villans (W1 D5 L9). They are 1.9420/21 to win.

Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last nine top-flight away games against Wolves since a 1-3 loss in May 1978 (W6 D3). They're unbeaten in all four of their Premier League games at Molineux (W3 D1). An Aston Villa win is 4.57/2.

Aston Villa beat Wolves in their League Cup meeting last month - they last beat them twice in the same season in the 2003-04 Premier League campaign. Villa are 3.39/4 in the Draw No Bet market.

Only at Portman Road (5) and the City Ground (5) have Aston Villa played more Premier League games without defeat than they have at Molineux (4). The draw is 3.711/4.

Aston Villa have dropped 11 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season - more than any other side. The Aston Villa half-time/draw full-time double result is 18.017/1.

Wolves' last three Premier League games have all ended 1-1 - the last team to draw four top-flight games 1-1 in a row were Spurs in April 2008. The 1-1 draw is 7.87/1.

No side has conceded fewer first half goals in the Premier League than Aston Villa this season (3). The 0-0 half-time score is 2.962/1.

In a Premier League table based on first-half results coming into this round of matches, Aston Villa would have the joint-most points in the division (22), while Wolves would have the joint-fewest (7). Aston Villa are 4.77/2 to be winning by half-time.

Should he play, Wolves forward Raúl Jiménez will become just the second Mexican player to appear in 50 Premier League games, along with Javier Hernandez. Jiménez has scored 17 goals and assisted nine in his first 49 games. Jiminez is 2.47/5 to score.

Three of Wesley's four Premier League goals for Aston Villa this season have been scored away from home, with these goals coming in the Brazilian's last three games on the road. Wesley is 4.216/5 to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L

Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts

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