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Everton vs Aston Villa Premier League predictions, tips, odds and team news

Everton and Aston Villa meet in a Premier League showdown at Goodison Park on Sunday (2pm, UK time).

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*Odds correct as of 14:10 on January 12

Everton find themselves sitting in 17th place on 16 points, just a point outside of the relegation zone with 18 matches to play. The hosts lost their last Premier League match 3-0 at Wolves to make it three straight defeats in the competition and could find themselves in more trouble with Burnley and Luton facing off on Friday evening. The Toffees haven’t lost four in a row since March 2022 under Frank Lampard and will be looking for a better result against Villa this time around, having lost their last three Premier League home games against the Villains.

Aston Villa, meanwhile, beat Burnley 3-2 at home last time out, leaving them in second place on 42 points. Unai Emery’s men are three points behind leaders Liverpool, but also three points in front of fifth-placed Tottenham for a spot in the Champions League. They will be hoping that 2024 is another successful year having picked up 85 points in the Premier League in 2023, second only to Manchester City (93). Their 26 league wins last year were the second-most in one year in their league history, only winning more in 1972 (28) when they were playing in the second and third tiers of English football.

Unai Emery’s side have also gotten the better of Everton in recent meetings, going unbeaten in their last nine matches against the Toffees (W7 D2), keeping six clean sheets and winning the last five in a row.

Everton vs Aston Villa predictions

Everton vs Aston Villa: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 3/5 with Betway
Correct Score 2-2 12/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer John McGinn 14/1 with Boylesports

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The stats behind our Everton vs Aston Villa predictions:

  • Both teams have scored in each of Aston Villa’s last four Premier League games.
  • Aston Villa have conceded first in five of their last six Premier League away matches.
  • Everton have failed to win seven of their last ten Premier League home matches.
  • Villa are unbeaten in their last nine matches against Everton (W7, D2).
  • The Toffees have never lost four in a row under Sean Dyche.

Everton vs Aston Villa match tip

Over 2.5 goals @ 4/6 with Unibet

Aston Villa’s last two Premier League matches have both seen five goals scored as they followed up a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United with a 3-2 victory of their own against Burnley. Three of Everton’s last four matches at Goodison Park has also seen over 2.5 goals land, while there have been 12 goals in the last four matches between these two sides

Everton vs Aston Villa team news

Everton team news

In  Out Doubtful
Abdoulaye Doucoure Idrissa Gueye, Dele, Ashley Young Dwight McNeil

Idrissa Gueye will be at the Africa Cup of Nations while Ashley Young and Dele both miss out once again. Abdoulaye Doucoure should return to the side however after Sean Dyche confirmed he had returned to training.

Aston Villa team news

In  Out Doubtful
Emiliano Buendia, Tyrone Mings, Lucas Digne, Bertrand Traore, Robin Olsen  Pau Torres, Youri Tielemans

Unai Emery hopes to have Pau Torres and Youri Tielemans available for selection, but Emi Buendia, Tyrone Mings, Lucas Digne and Robin Olsen all remain on the sidelines while Bertrand Traore is at the African Cup of Nations.

Everton vs Aston Villa head-to-head record

  • 27 Sep 2023 – Aston Villa 1-2 Everton – League Cup
  • 20 Aug 2023 – Aston Villa 4-0 Everton – Premier League
  • 25 Feb 2023 – Everton 0-2 Aston Villa – Premier League
  • 13 Aug 2022 – Aston Villa 2-1 Everton – Premier League
  • 22 Jan 2022 – Everton 0-1 Aston Villa – Premier League

Everton last time out ended a nine-game winless streak against Aston Villa (seven losses and two draws).

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