Aston Villa v Tottenham Betting: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Under Paul Lambert, Villa have won more league games away (7) than at Villa Park (6). The home side can be backed at 4.00 to win.

9. Spurs are unbeaten in their last nine league games against Villa, winning six. They are favourites to win at 1.98.

8. There have been three draws in the last nine league meetings between the sides. A share of the points is priced at 3.50.

7. Villa haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last 14 league games, of which they’ve lost nine. Spurs are 2.05 to net in both halves.

6. Last season’s corresponding fixture saw Tottenham thrash Villa 4-0. A repeat of that winning scoreline for Andre Villas-Boas’ side can be backed at 30.00.

5. Gareth Bale bagged a hat-trick that day, with Jermain Defoe grabbing the other goal. The latter is 2.60 to score at any time.

4. Roberto Soldado found the net in Spurs’ opening two league fixtures, but hasn’t scored since. The Spaniard is 6.00 to open the scoring.

3. The North Londoners’ three away games this season have all ended 1-0, with Spurs winning twice and losing once.  A 1-0 win for Spurs is 7.50, while a 1-0 defeat is 11.00.

2. Christian Benteke could return from injury to face Tottenham. The Villa striker has scored four goals in five league games so far this season, and is priced at 6.50 to score first.

1. Andros Townsend has had the most shots in the Premier League without scoring in the current campaign (26). The England international, who netted on his Three Lions debut, can be backed at 5.60 to score at any time against Villa.

Here’s Townsend’s goal against Montenegro: