Brentford battled gamely but in the end became the latest side to lose to Man City going down to a 1-0 home loss last time out. The London outfit have now lost their last two and taken just four points from their last five. Each of their last two and four of their last six have gone under 2.5 goals. At home, the Bees have struggled of late winning just two of their last eight and netting just five in their last six.
Aston Villa have not played since Boxing Day where they played well before going down 3-1 at home to Chelsea. The result continued a mixed set of form that has seen them win three and lose three in their last six. Those defeats though did come against the top three and it is four wins from four against teams outside the top three under Steven Gerrard. On the road, Villa have won two of their last three with victories coming against Crystal Palace and Norwich.
Brentford vs Aston Villa: Match Stats
These two sides are just seperated by two points at the moment but you feel come the end of season it will be a lot more. Brentford have won just two of their last 11 while Villa have won all four games against non big three sides under Gerrard. The road team look value here to continue their growth under their new boss.
Ollie Watkins has three goals from his last seven and leads the line for Aston Villa here and is their main goal threat. He will fancy his chances against a Bees unit that has just one clean sheet in their last 13. Take the Villa man to get among the goals here.
28 August 2021- Aston Villa 1-1 Brentford- Premier League
13 February 2019 – Brentford 1-0 Aston Villa- Championship
22 August 2018 – Aston Villa 2-2 Brentford- Championship
26 December 2017 – Brentford 2-1 Aston Villa- Championship
9 September- Aston Villa 0-0 Brentford- Championship
The reverse fixture took place at the end of August and it finished honours even that day ending in a 1-1 draw. It continues a decent run against Villa for Brentford who are seven without defeat against them.