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Manchester City - Aston Villa predictions and free betting tips [03/04/2024]

Soccer
England - Premier League
Manchester City
Manchester City
Home
03.04.2024, 19:15
4 : 1
4:1 (2:1)
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
Away
Handicap1 (-1.5)
Odds: 1.72Stake: 5/10
Pinnacle
win
+3.6

On Wednesday, 3rd April, Manchester City will host Aston Villa as part of the 31st tour of the Premier League. The reigning champions were content with a draw against Arsenal last weekend, while Unai Emery's pupils clinched a convincing victory over Wolverhampton with a score of 2:0.

Predicted Lineups

Manchester City: Ortega; Lewis, Dias, Akanji, Gvardiol; Rodri, Kovacic; Doku, De Bruyne, Grealish; Haaland.
Aston Villa: Martinez; Konsa, Carlos, Torres, Digne; Bailey, Luiz, Tielemans, Rogers; Diaby, Duran. 

Stadium

The match will take place in Manchester, at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City

This season's English champs are vying for another title with Liverpool and Arsenal. Currently, The Citizens are sitting 3rd in the league table, trailing the leading Merseysiders by 3 points. They haven't lost any of their last 14 league games (10 wins and 4 draws), but failed to succeed in the last two rounds: draws with Liverpool (1:1) and with Arsenal last weekend (0:0). Pep Guardiola's proteges only managed 1 shot on target, while The Gunners did not create any dangerous moments at Ortega's goal.

Just before the international break, The Sky Blues thrashed Newcastle and advanced to the semi-finals of the FA Cup (2:0), while in the Champions League they logically beat Copenhagen (6:2 on aggregate) and will meet Real Madrid in the quarterfinals. City are only third in the overall home performance standings: in 15 matches at the Etihad, the hosts have collected 35 points, scored 34 goals, and conceded just 12 (the best indicator). 

Aston Villa

Aston Villa confirms its ambitions and is seriously aiming to qualify for the Champions League next season. Currently, the Birmingham side occupies the 4th spot in the Premier League table and, having played one match more, have distanced themselves from fifth-placed Tottenham by 3 points. After three victories in a row, Unai Emery's charges faced a fiasco when they were crushed at home by the Spurs with a score of 0:4. Following this, The Lions drew 1:1 with West Ham, and last weekend they beat Wolverhampton (2:0).

For the first time in 12 months, French national team call-up Musa Diaby opened the scoring in the first half with a left-footed shot, and then assisted Ezri Konsa, who sent the ball into Jose Sa's goal. Villa occupies the fourth place in the overall standings for playing away from home, having gained 25 points in 15 matches outside their home walls. In the Conference League, the yellow-blues easily overcame Ajax (4:0 on aggregate) and will face Lille in the quarter-finals. 

Head-to-Head Matches

In December, the Birmingham side beat Man City at home with a score of 1:0. However, repeating that trick will be extremely difficult: The Lions suffered 13 defeats in a row at the Etihad in the Premier League.   

Match prediction for Manchester City vs. Aston Villa

The Lions proved their competitiveness against City in the first round and overall perform well away from home, however, the guests' supporters shouldn't expect to gain points at the Etihad. Manchester City is racing full steam behind the leading Liverpool and will be motivated to make amends for Sunday's shortcoming in front of the home crowd. There is no doubt that Guardiola will field the strongest lineup, while the Birmingham side are facing some personnel issues due to injuries. My prediction - a victory for the favorites with a handicap -1.5.

Total prediction

In five of the previous six head-to-head matches, there was a goal exchange. City is far from impeccable in defence and concedes on average a goal per match, so I expect a high-scoring shootout. 

Corner kicks prediction

The hosts will take possession of the ball from the first minutes and start methodically cracking the dense defence of The Lions. I bet on the individual total of the Mancunians for corners is over 6.5.

Yellow cards prediction

Aston Villa will have to foul a lot, regularly interrupting the pace of the opponent's attacks. I place a bet on The Lions leading in yellow cards. 

Score prediction

I bet on the exact score 3:1 in favor of Manchester City

Match Events

Rodri
1 - 0
11
'
20
'
J. Duran
1 - 1
J. Grealish
32
'
38
'
Douglas Luiz
P. Foden
2 - 1
45
'
P. Foden
3 - 1
62
'
63
'
L. Bailey
63
'
Y. Tielemans
63
'
C. Chambers
P. Foden
4 - 1
69
'
71
'
A. Moreno
M. Nunes
75
'
M. Kovacic
75
'
77
'
O. Kellyman
O. Bobb
80
'
S. Gomez
80
'
90
'
C. Chambers
Manchester City
Aston Villa

Match Statistics

Manchester City
Aston Villa
68
Ball Possession
32
25
Shots
8
14
Shots off target
5
11
Shots on target
3
0
Counter Attacks
0
2
Corners
3
1
Offsides
1
6
Fouls
13
1
Yellow cards
2
0
Red Cards
0

Formation

Manchester City
Manchester City
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
shirt
Ortega
shirt
Lewis
shirt
Dias
shirt
Akanji
shirt
Gvardiol
shirt
Rodri
shirt
Silva
shirt
Doku
shirt
Foden
shirt
Grealish
shirt
Álvarez
shirt
Martínez
shirt
Konsa
shirt
Carlos
shirt
Lenglet
shirt
Digne
shirt
Zaniolo
shirt
Iroegbunam
shirt
Luiz
shirt
Rogers
shirt
Diaby
shirt
Durán

Team Lineup

Manchester City
Manchester City
avatar
Stefan Ortega
Goalkeeper
18
avatar
Rico Lewis
Defender
82
avatar
Rúben Dias
Defender
3
avatar
Manuel Akanji
Defender
25
avatar
Joško Gvardiol
Defender
24
avatar
Rodri
Midfielder
16
avatar
Bernardo Silva
Midfielder
20
avatar
Jérémy Doku
Midfielder
11
avatar
Phil Foden
Midfielder
47
avatar
Jack Grealish
Midfielder
10
avatar
Julián Álvarez
Forward
19
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
avatar
Emiliano Martínez
Goalkeeper
1
avatar
Ezri Konsa
Defender
4
avatar
Diego Carlos
Defender
3
avatar
Clément Lenglet
Defender
17
avatar
Lucas Digne
Defender
12
avatar
Nicolò Zaniolo
Midfielder
22
avatar
Tim Iroegbunam
Midfielder
47
avatar
Douglas Luiz
Midfielder
6
avatar
Morgan Rogers
Midfielder
27
avatar
Moussa Diaby
Forward
19
avatar
Jhon Durán
Forward
24

Substitute Players

Manchester City
Manchester City
avatar
Scott Carson
Goalkeeper
33
avatar
John Stones
Defender
5
avatar
Matheus Nunes
Midfielder
27
avatar
Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder
17
avatar
Oscar Bobb
Midfielder
52
avatar
Mateo Kovačić
Midfielder
8
avatar
Mahamadou Susoho
Midfielder
76
avatar
Sergio Gómez
Midfielder
21
avatar
Erling Haaland
Forward
9
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
avatar
Robin Olsen
Goalkeeper
25
avatar
Joe Gauci
Goalkeeper
18
avatar
Álex Moreno
Defender
15
avatar
Pau Torres
Defender
14
avatar
Calum Chambers
Defender
16
avatar
Kaine Kesler-Hayden
Defender
29
avatar
Leon Bailey
Midfielder
31
avatar
Youri Tielemans
Midfielder
8
avatar
Omari Kellyman
Midfielder
71

Injured Players

Manchester City
Manchester City
avatar
K. Walker
Thigh Injury
avatar
N. Ake
Muscle Injury
avatar
Ederson
Muscle Injury
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
avatar
J. Ramsey
Ankle Injury
avatar
E. Buendia
Knee Injury
avatar
M. Cash
Hamstring Injury
avatar
B. Kamara
Knee Injury
avatar
T. Mings
Knee Injury
avatar
O. Watkins
Thigh Injury
avatar
J. McGinn
Red Card
Questionable
Miss

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Head-to-head Statistics

Manchester City
Manchester City
33
Win
10
Draw
7
Win
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
06.12.2023
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 0
Manchester City
0
12.02.2023
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 1
Aston Villa
1
03.09.2022
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
22.05.2022
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 2
Aston Villa
2
01.12.2021
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 2
Manchester City
2
21.04.2021
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 2
Manchester City
2
20.01.2021
-
Premier League
Manchester City
2
2 : 0
Aston Villa
0
01.03.2020
-
Carling Cup
Aston Villa
1
1 : 2
Manchester City
2
12.01.2020
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 6
Manchester City
6
26.10.2019
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 0
Aston Villa
0
05.03.2016
-
Premier League
Manchester City
4
4 : 0
Aston Villa
0
30.01.2016
-
FA Cup
Aston Villa
0
0 : 4
Manchester City
4
08.11.2015
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 0
Manchester City
0
25.04.2015
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 2
Aston Villa
2
04.10.2014
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 2
Manchester City
2
07.05.2014
-
Premier League
Manchester City
4
4 : 0
Aston Villa
0
28.09.2013
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
3
3 : 2
Manchester City
2
04.03.2013
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 1
Manchester City
1
17.11.2012
-
Premier League
Manchester City
5
5 : 0
Aston Villa
0
25.09.2012
-
Carling Cup
Manchester City
2
2 : 2
Aston Villa
2
12.02.2012
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 1
Manchester City
1
15.10.2011
-
Premier League
Manchester City
4
4 : 1
Aston Villa
1
02.03.2011
-
FA Cup
Manchester City
3
3 : 0
Aston Villa
0
22.01.2011
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 0
Manchester City
0
28.12.2010
-
Premier League
Manchester City
4
4 : 0
Aston Villa
0
01.05.2010
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 1
Aston Villa
1
05.10.2009
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
04.03.2009
-
Premier League
Manchester City
2
2 : 0
Aston Villa
0
17.08.2008
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
4
4 : 2
Manchester City
2
22.12.2007
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
16.09.2007
-
Premier League
Manchester City
1
1 : 0
Aston Villa
0
28.04.2007
-
Premier League
Manchester City
0
0 : 2
Aston Villa
2
29.11.2006
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 3
Manchester City
3
24.04.2006
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 1
Manchester City
1
13.03.2006
-
FA Cup
Manchester City
2
2 : 1
Aston Villa
1
18.02.2006
-
FA Cup
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
30.10.2005
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 1
Aston Villa
1
06.05.2005
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 2
Manchester City
2
26.11.2004
-
Premier League
Manchester City
2
2 : 0
Aston Villa
0
03.04.2004
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
13.09.2003
-
Premier League
Manchester City
4
4 : 1
Aston Villa
1
25.12.2002
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 1
Aston Villa
1
27.08.2002
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 0
Manchester City
0
30.03.2001
-
Premier League
Manchester City
1
1 : 3
Aston Villa
3
15.12.2000
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
2
2 : 2
Manchester City
2
26.04.1996
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
0
0 : 1
Manchester City
1
24.11.1995
-
Premier League
Manchester City
1
1 : 0
Aston Villa
0
02.05.1995
-
Premier League
Aston Villa
1
1 : 1
Manchester City
1
30.12.1994
-
Premier League
Manchester City
2
2 : 2
Aston Villa
2
01.04.1994
-
Premier League
Manchester City
3
3 : 0
Aston Villa
0
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England - Premier League

Premier League

Overall
Home
Away
#TeamPWDLGDGPTS
1Manchester City3828736296:3491
2Arsenal3828556291:2989
3Liverpool38241044586:4182
4Aston Villa38208101576:6168
5Tottenham38206121374:6166
6Chelsea38189111477:6363
7Newcastle38186142385:6260
8Manchester Utd3818614-157:5860
9West Ham38141014-1460:7452
10Crystal Palace38131015-157:5849
11Brighton38121214-755:6248
12Bournemouth3813916-1354:6748
13Fulham3813817-655:6147
14Wolves3813718-1550:6546
15Everton3813916-1140:5140
16Brentford3810919-956:6539
17Nottingham389920-1849:6732
18Luton386824-3352:8526
19Burnley385924-3741:7824
20Sheffield Utd383728-6935:10416
1Liverpool191531049:1748
2Manchester City191450051:1647
3Arsenal191522048:1647
4Aston Villa191243048:2840
5Newcastle191243049:2240
6Tottenham191306038:2739
7Chelsea191144044:2637
8Manchester Utd191036031:2833
9Brighton19865030:2730
10West Ham19784031:2829
11Fulham19928031:2429
12Crystal Palace19847037:2628
13Everton19847022:1828
14Bournemouth19766027:2827
15Wolves19838026:3027
16Brentford19577029:3422
17Nottingham19559027:3020
18Luton194411028:3716
19Burnley192413019:4310
20Sheffield Utd192413019:5710
1Manchester City191423045:1844
2Arsenal191333043:1342
3Liverpool19973037:2434
4Aston Villa19847028:3328
5Tottenham19766036:3427
6Manchester Utd19838026:3027
7Chelsea19757033:3726
8West Ham197210029:4623
9Crystal Palace19568020:3221
10Bournemouth196310027:3921
11Newcastle196211036:4020
12Everton19559018:3320
13Wolves195410024:3519
14Brighton19469025:3518
15Fulham19469024:3718
16Brentford195212027:3117
17Nottingham194411022:3716
18Burnley193511022:3514
19Luton192413024:4810
20Sheffield Utd191315016:476
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Promotion - Europa League (Group Stage: )
Promotion - Europa Conference League (Qualification: )
Relegation - Championship
PPlayed
WWins
DDraws
LLosses
GGoals
GDGoals Difference
PTSPoints

Team Comparison

Manchester City
Manchester City
vs
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
England
Country
England
Manchester
Venue City
Birmingham
Pep Guardiola
Coach
Unai Emery
1880
Founded
1874
Etihad Stadium
Venue Name
Villa Park

England - Premier League

Manchester City
Manchester City
vs
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
1
Rank
4
28
Win
20
3
Lose
10
7
Draw
8
96
Goals Scored
76
34
Goals Conceded
61
13
Clean Sheet
8

Goal Statistics

Avg First Goal Scored
Manchester City
33m
Aston Villa
39m
Avg First Goal Conceded
Manchester City
49m
Aston Villa
40m
Avg Goals Per Game Scored
Manchester City
2.53
Aston Villa
2
Avg Goals Per Game Conceded
Manchester City
0.89
Aston Villa
1.61

Trophies

Manchester City
Manchester City
Premier League (England)
Winner10
2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2013/2014, 2011/2012, 1967/1968, 1936/1937
2nd Place6
2019/2020, 2014/2015, 2012/2013, 1976/1977, 1920/1921, 1903/1904
Winner7
2001/2002, 1965/1966, 1946/1947, 1927/1928, 1909/1910, 1902/1903, 1898/1899
2nd Place4
1999/2000, 1988/1989, 1950/1951, 1895/1896
Winner7
2022/2023, 2018/2019, 2010/2011, 1968/1969, 1955/1956, 1933/1934, 1903/1904
2nd Place5
2012/2013, 1980/1981, 1954/1955, 1932/1933, 1925/1926
Winner8
2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2015/2016, 2013/2014, 1975/1976, 1969/1970
2nd Place1
1973/1974
Winner6
2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2012/2013, 1972/1973, 1968/1969, 1937/1938
2nd Place9
2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2014/2015, 2011/2012, 1973/1974, 1969/1970, 1956/1957, 1934/1935
Winner1
2022/2023
2nd Place1
2020/2021
Winner1
2023/2024
Winner1
2023 Saudi Arabia
2nd Place1
2013
Winner1
2023
2nd Place1
2019
Winner1
1969/1970
Aston Villa
Aston Villa
Premier League (England)
Winner7
1980/1981, 1909/1910, 1899/1900, 1898/1899, 1896/1897, 1895/1896, 1893/1894
2nd Place10
1992/1993, 1989/1990, 1932/1933, 1930/1931, 1913/1914, 1912/1913, 1910/1911, 1907/1908, 1902/1903, 1888/1889
Winner2
1959/1960, 1937/1938
2nd Place2
1987/1988, 1974/1975
Winner7
1956/1957, 1919/1920, 1912/1913, 1904/1905, 1896/1897, 1894/1895, 1886/1887
2nd Place4
2014/2015, 1999/2000, 1923/1924, 1891/1892
Winner5
1995/1996, 1993/1994, 1976/1977, 1974/1975, 1960/1961
2nd Place4
2019/2020, 2009/2010, 1970/1971, 1962/1963
Winner1
1981/1982
2nd Place3
1972/1973, 1957/1958, 1910/1911
Winner1
1981/1982
Winner1
1982/1983
Winner1
2022
2nd Place1
1982
2nd Place1
2023

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