Aston Villa 1/1 to beat Bolton and over 2.5 goals in Friday’s Championship clash
Market: Aston Villa win and over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1/1 @ Bet 365
With the chance to shore up their position in the playoffs, Aston Villa will travel to relegation contenders Bolton on Friday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, continuing on what has been a woeful campaign in the Championship, Bolton are on the verge of relegation. In their 42 matches this year, they have recorded just eight wins, eight draws and 16 defeats, scoring 29 and conceding 72 in return. Now sat eight points adrift of safety, the Whites also hold both the worst attacking and defensive record in the division. As for their recent run of results, Bolton have now lost five of their last six outings and have also conceded two or more goals in each of those defeats. More worrying, Friday’s hosts have lost six of their last eight matches on home soil.
As for the visitors, really enjoying quite the resurge at the back end of the season, Aston Villa within touching distance of securing a playoff position. In their 42 matches this year, they have recorded 18 wins, 15 draws and nine defeats, scoring 77 and conceding 58 in return. Holding the third best-attacking record in the division, the Villans also hold a five-point buffer from slipping out of the top six. As for their recent run of results, Villa have won their last eight matches on the bounce and have also scored two or more goals in six of those contests. Also winning their last four matches on the bounce, we’re backing a comfortable afternoon for the visitors.
Bet: Aston Villa 1/1 to beat Bolton and over 2.5 goals in Friday’s Championship clash @ Bet 365