Four points and four places separate the sides, who both return to action after an 18-day break.
Villa ended a run of four games without a win last time out as they overcame Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park.
Steven Gerrard’s side have only failed to score in their last 16 Premier League games at Villa Park, but kept just one clean sheet there from a possible seven.
And they are looking to avoid suffering a third straight home defeat against Leeds for the first time in their history.
The trip to the West Midlands will mark the Whites’ 4,000th league game since entering the Football League in 1920.
Marcelo Bielsa’s side have tightened up defensively in recent times.
After conceding 14 goals in three matches against Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal, they have only been breached once during open play in their three most recent league outings.
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Aston Villa vs Leeds United: Match Stats
Recently back from injury, this is certainly a fixture that will excite Patrick Bamford.
The Leeds striker has scored five goals in his two league starts at Villa Park, including a hat-trick in last season’s 3-0 success for the Whites.
If previous form is anything to go by, we can expect cards for the visitors.
After all, they have been shown more yellow cards than any other side in the Premier League this season (58).
Aston Villa vs Leeds United: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Aston Villa 1-2 Leeds United
February 27, 2021: Leeds United 0-1 Aston Villa – Premier League
October 23, 2020: Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds United – Premier League
April 28, 2019: Leeds United 1-1 Aston Villa – Championship
December 23, 2018: Aston Villa 2-3 Leeds United – Championship
April 13, 2018: Aston Villa 1-0 Leeds United – Championship
The home side has only prevailed victorious once in the last seven league meetings between Villa and Leeds.