Premier League Match Preview: Aston Villa vs. Stoke

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Updated: March 17, 2014
Aston Villa and. Stoke

Match Date: 23 March 2014 (local time)

Venue: Villa Park

 

Aston Villa’s renewed confidence shall be their main weapon against one of their closest rivals, Stoke City. The Villans currently enjoys a shocking win against league leader, Chelsea.

 

Due to the above-mentioned victory, Aston Villa moved to the 10th spot of the Premier League table. This also earned them the right to be hailed as the favorite in online betting providers such as 12BET. They are pegged to win at 1.82, whilst their rival, Stoke, gets a 2.12 value.

 

Stoke has the same points as that of Aston Villa. Both have earned 32 points throughout this season, but Aston Villa brags a better goal difference, which gives the mn the upper hand in the match.
Stoke also has a better team form where, in which they were undefeated in 5 of their lst 6 matches. This is in stark contrast with Aston Villa, which has only won twice. Unfortunately, for Stoke, its away performance is simply heartbreaking. To note, 13 of their recent away matches ended in their disappointing demise.

 

Prediction: Aston Villa

 

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