Aston Villa (19 PTS) vs. West Brom (7 PTS)
Premier League Soccer: Sunday, December 20th at 2:15 PM
The Line: Aston Villa -106 / West Brom +240-- Over/Under: 2.5 Goals Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
West Brom and Aston Villa face off on Sunday in a Premier League showdown at The Hawthorns.
Aston Villa comes into this game in 11th place in the standings with 19 points.Aston Villa had some success early in the season and are coming off a win a few games back , but there has to be some concern about this team. This is an offense that is struggling and over the last four games they have scored only three goals total, which isn’t enough. In the last game, Aston Villa had 27 shots with seven shots on goal, but none of them went into the back of the net and that led to the draw. Aston Villa’s defense was strong allowing only six shots total. In this game, if Aston Villa wants to come away with a victory the defense is going to need to step up.
On the other side of this matchup is West Brom have had struggles this season and coming into this game they stitch only seven points which puts them in 19th place in the standings. If the season ended today, West Brom would be relegated. Even though West Brom have had issues this season, they did look good in their last game against Manchester City playing to a 1-1 draw. West Brom isn’t a strong offensive team so to have success it has had to be the defense that has stepped up. Over the last seven games, West Brom has scored only four goals total.
In this game, both teams are going to struggle to get anything going and that will lead to a low scoring game. Back the under to cash and also throw a few dollars on the exact score of 0-0. These are two bad offensive teams and it’s going to lead to poor chances for each team.