Aston Villa vs Cardiff City Predictions & Betting Tips, Match Previews English Championship Saturday, 26th November 2016

Aston Villa vs Cardiff City
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 26th November, 2016.
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: Villa Park, Birmingham.
Jack Grealish could start after an impressive showing as a substitute at Brighton.

Tommy Elphick and Mile Jedinak will hope to avoid a fifth yellow card of the season which would result in an automatic one-match ban.

Micah Richards remains out with a calf problem and Ritchie de Laet is out for the season with a knee injury.

Cardiff defender Joe Bennett is set to take on his former club for the first time.

Bennett left Villa Park in August and has established himself at left-back in recent weeks after missing the start of the season through injury.

Cardiff have been hit by a sickness bug this week but Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock hopes to name the same side which beat Huddersfield 3-2.

Wales defender Jazz Richards, who has yet to play under Warnock, remains out with a foot injury.

Aston Villa vs Cardiff City: Head-to-head stats

Aston Villa lead the overall head-to-head in the last meetings against Cardiff with 25 wins, 6 draws and 19 defeats.

However, the two teams have only met on three occasions since 1975. Villa are unbeaten with 2 wins and a draw with the first of the meeting happening on calendar year 2009.

Aston Villa vs Cardiff City: Prediction

Aston Villa can be considered as a well-disciplined team and their hunger to success has returned under the new management of Steve Bruce. They haven’t lost at home since September and therefore they are they side to be backed in this fixture considering Cardiff’s inconsistent run of form.

The recent meetings between the two sides have produced under 2.5 goals, which is an alternative recommendation from our side.

Aston Villa vs Cardiff City: Bet Tips

Aston Villa to win at 5/6 (1.83)
Under 2.5 goals at 3/4 (1.75)
Correct Score: 1-0 win for Aston Villa at 6/1 (7.00).

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