Aston Villa (15 Pts) vs. Wolves (17 Pts)
Premier League Soccer: Saturday, December 12th 2020 at 7:30 AM
The Line: Wolves +130 / Aston Villa +225 -- Over/Under: 2.5 Goals Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Wolves and Aston Villa United face off in an English Premier League showdown on Saturday at Molineux Stadium.
This is a key game for both teams as they both sit right in the middle of the standings.
Wolves have picked up 17 points so far this year which puts them in 10th place in the standings. The Wolves are usually a defense-first team, but in the last game against Liverpool, the defense really struggled giving up four goals. The Wolves only had 39 percent of the possession but that was a tough matchup and they need to forget about it now. The last win for the Wolves came two games ago against Arsenal, a game they won 2-1. Pedro Neto opened up the goal scoring in that game in the 27th minute. The Wolves only allowed three shots on goal in that game and in this game it’s going to be about the defense stepping up in this game.
Aston Villa comes into this game with 15 points which puts them in 12th place in the standings. Aston Villa played well to start the season but they have had some issues as of late, and coming into this game they have lost two games in a row. Aston Villa has put one goal in the back of the net in each of the last two games, but their defense let them down giving up two goals. Jack Grealish has been the star for Aston Villa this season and in the last game he was the goal scorer. In the last game, Aston Villa only allowed two shots on goal to West Ham, and both of those went in the back of the net. There really is no reason Aston Villa lost the last game, but they did. In this game they need to have better goaltender play, and they need to take better advantage of their offensive play.
The Wolves are going to try and make a statement in this game with their defense which is going to lead to a low-scoring game. Look for a low scoring game that stays well under the posted total. Under 2 goals would also be worth a look just for added value.