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Aston Villa vs AFC Bournemouth Pick – EPL Predictions & Odds 3/18/23

AFC Bournemouth vs Aston Villa
March 18, 2023 11:00 am EDT
The Line: Aston Villa -140 / AFC Bournemouth +400 // Total: 2.5
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Aston Villa and AFC Bournemouth face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at Villa Park. When these two teams faced off on August 6th, it was AFC Bournemouth that secured the 2-0 victory. 

Aston Villa vs AFC Bournemouth Odds

Aston Villa currently sits as the favorite sitting at -140 while AFC Bournemouth is the underdog sitting at +400. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals, with the over cashing at -110.

Aston Villa Betting Preview

Aston Villa comes into this game sitting in 11th place in the standings having picked up 35 points. On Sunday, Aston Villa faced off against West Ham United, and they played to a 1-1 draw. Aston Villa had 60 percent of the possession and four shots on target. Ollie Watkins scored in the 17th minute, but they gave up a goal in the 29th on a penalty shot. Aston Villa had 60 percent of the possession and four shots on target. Diego Carlos is healthy enough to play, but it’s expected that he’s going to come off the bench here. Boubacar Kamara is dealing with an ankle injury, but there is a chance that he’s going to be able to play in this game. 

AFC Bournemouth Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is AFC Bournemouth, who sits in 18th place in the standings having picked up 24 points. AFC Bournemouth has had its issues this season, but they are coming off a victory in the last game. AFC Bournemouth was able to knock off Liverpool 1-0. Phillip Billing scored in the 28th minute to secure the victory. AFC Bournemouth had 30 percent of the possession and two shots on target, but they still scored the only goal. David Brooks is healthy again, and he also could come off the bench in this game. Adam Smith, Hamed Traore, Junior Stanislas, Ilya Zabarnyi, and Marcus Tavernier and all look doubtful for this game. 

Shane’s Free Pick

AFC Bournemouth’s defense was strong in the last game against Liverpool, and they are going to step up again in this game with the defense. Aston Villa isn’t going to get on the board and that is going to be the difference here as AFC Bournemouth is going to get the job done. Back AFC Bournemouth on the money line to cash.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: AFC Bournemouth ML +400

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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