Cardiff v Aston Villa: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Aston Villa have won seven of their last eight games against Cardiff City in all competitions. The Villains can be backed at 3.05 to win.

9. However, Villa have lost seven of their previous 11 Premier League matches. Cardiff are favourites to win at 2.35.

8. Cardiff are yet to win back-to-back league games this season. Villa are 1.58 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

7. The Welsh club have lost five of their last six in the Premier League. They are 1.37 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

6. Paul Lambert’s side have conceded exactly two goals in seven of their last 11 Premier League matches away from home. Cardiff are priced at 2.40 to score over 1.5 goals.

5. In the other four games of that 11-match run, Villa have kept clean sheets. The visitors are 3.50 to keep Cardiff out.

4. This season’s reverse fixture saw the home side win 2-0 at Villa Park. A repeat of that winning scoreline for Villa is available at 14.00.

3. Leandro Bacuna opened the scoring in that game with a free-kick. The Dutchman is 12.50 to find the net first.

Here’s a fan’s eye view of Bacuna’s free-kick: 

2. Only one Cardiff player has scored more than one goal at the Cardiff City Stadium this season – Frazier Campbell (4). He is 3.20 to score at any time.

1. Gabriel Agbonlahor has netted against 32 of the 33 Premier League teams he has faced in his career – Crystal Palace being the exception. In his first appearance against Cardiff, Agbonlahor is 7.50 to open the scoring.