Aston Villa at Everton
English Premier League: Saturday, May 1st at 3:00 PM
The Line:Everton +102 / Aston Villa +270 -- Over/Under: 2.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Everton and Aston Villa face off Saturday in a key English Premier League showdown at Goodison Park.
Everton currently sits in 8th place in the standings having picked up 52 points so far this season. After such a fast start to the season, Everton hasn’t been as dominant as of late and the goal scoring has been a big issue. In three of the last four games Everton has scored one goal or less. In the last game against Arsenal the defense was good though not giving up a goal and that led to a 1-0 victory. Everton on the season has scored 44 goals total while their defense has given up 40 goals total. Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been the best player for Everton scoring 14 goals and adding another eight assists.
On the other side of this matchup is Aston Villa who currently sit in 11th place in the standings having picked up 45 points so far this season. Coming into this game, Aston Villa has struggled not winning any of their last three games and the defense has really let them down. In the last game against West Brom, the defense really struggled giving up two goals and that led to the draw. Aston Villa on the season has scored 46 goals total while their defense has given up 37 goals total. Ollie Watkins has been the best player for Aston Villa scoring 12 goals and adding four assists.
Everton’s defense is going to be the difference in this game as Aston Villa struggles to score. Look for Aston Villa to be shutout and Everton will come away with a victory. Everton to win with an exact score of 1-0 is also worth a look.