Fulham 29/20 to beat Aston Villa in Saturdays Championship playoff final
Competition: Championship playoff final
Market: Fulham win
Odds: 29/20 @ Bet365
With just one spot in the Premier League left up for grabs, on Saturday evening Fulham and Aston Villa will meet at Wembley in this years play-off final.
For Fulham, after failing to secure automatic promotion on the final game of the season, The Cottagers battled back a first leg loss to overcome Derby County in the semi-final. As for their season in the Championship this year, after 46 games, Fulham won 25, drew 13 and lost eight, scoring 79 and conceding 46 in return, The Whites hold the second best-attacking stats in the division. Finishing the year with a points tally of 88, Fulham finished the season just two points adrift of Cardiff City in the automatic positions and also finished the year with a five-point advantage over Aston Villa. As for their recent form, despite losing the first leg to Derby 1-0, Fulham were able to win the return leg 2-0 and book their spot at Wembley. Now with a record of just two defeats in their last 24, The Whites also won the last meeting between the two sides 2-0 earlier in the season.
As for Aston Villa, although many tipped The Villan’s as leading candidates to secure automatic promotion at the start of the season, Villa have been inconsistent for large spells of the year and done an admirable job to come past Middlesbrough in the semi-finals. After 46 Championship games this year, Villa won 24, drew 11 and lost 11, scoring 72 and conceding 42 in return. Finishing the year with a points tally of 83, Villa secured fourth spot in the Championship and finished 10 points adrift of falling outside of the play-off positions. As for their recent form, aside from their 1-0 win over Middlesbrough in the first leg of their semi-final, The Villans’ have now failed to win any of their other three.
Bet: Fulham to beat Aston Villa in Saturdays Championship playoff final 29/20 @ Bet365>>