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Southampton vs Aston Villa preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

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Aston Villa will look to get their season back on track with a win over Southampton in the Premier League this weekend. 

The two sides will meet on the 5th of November at 20:00 pm BST.

Aston Villa are in dreadful form and the players will be under pressure to turn things around. Dean Smith’s future is in doubt because of the team’s recent performances and it will be interesting to see if the Villans can pick up a win here. 

Villa spent a lot of money at the start of the season but they are 15th in the league table. 

Meanwhile, Southampton have done well in their last three league outings and they will be looking to pick up a morale-boosting win here. The home side are unbeaten in their last three league matches. 

Southampton vs Aston Villa team news

Jack Stephens is injured for the Saints. Villa will be without Douglas Luiz, Bertrand Traore, Danny Ings and Trezeguet due to injury. Ezri Konsa is suspended. 

Southampton possible starting lineup: McCarthy; Livramento, Bednarek, Salisu, Walker-Peters; Elyounoussi, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Redmond; Adams, Broja

Aston Villa possible starting lineup: Martinez; Cash, Hause, Mings, Targett; Nakamba, McGinn; Young, Buendia, Bailey; Watkins

Southampton vs Aston Villa form guide

Southampton have picked up just two wins from ten league matches so far but both of them have come in their last three outings. They are starting to pick up form and the home side will fancy their chances here. 

Aston Villa have picked up just three wins from ten league games and they have lost their last four league matches in a row. They have also conceded at least 3 goals in their last 3 league matches.

Southampton vs Aston Villa betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Southampton vs Aston Villa from Betfred:

Match-winner:

• Southampton 1/1
• Draw – 13/5
• Aston Villa – 11/4

Total goals:

• Over 2.5 – 14/19
• Under – 5/4

Southampton vs Aston Villa prediction

Neither side have done well this season and this should be a close contest. It is likely to be an open game with both teams needing a win here. There will be a fair few chances and a high scoring game is on the cards this week. 

Prediction: Over 2.5 goals. 

Get over 2.5 goals at 14/19 with Betfred

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