# Division Analysis

** In this article we will analyse the following games: **

** Aston Villa vs Everton at 17 January 2021**** West Ham vs West Brom at 19 January 2021**** Leicester vs Chelsea at 19 January 2021**** Man City vs Aston Villa at 20 January 2021**** Leeds vs Southampton at 20 January 2021**** Fulham vs Man United at 20 January 2021**** Liverpool vs Burnley at 21 January 2021**

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Aston Villa vs Everton at 17 Jan 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **Aston Villa** and **Everton** for **Premier League (England)**, which will take place on **17 Jan 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

Aston Villa |
3.65 |
2.48 |
12.9 |

Draw |
3.93 |
3.66 |
1.9 |

Everton |
1.97 |
3.10 |
-18.5 |

Over 2.5 |
1.65 |
2.06 |
-12.1 |

Under 2.5 |
2.27 |
1.94 |
7.5 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **Aston Villa, Draw, Under 2.5 (12.9 %, 1.9 %, 7.5 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **increases slightly, 1%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.**Find the monthly tables for Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goal percentages and how to use them in our book at Amazon bookstore**

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Basic data and latest results

**Aston Villa** in the **last six** matches had 3 wins, 2 draws,one defeat and gathered 11 points, 61.1% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa scored in 5 of them and received at least one goal in 2 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 3 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 3 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Aston Villa** in the **last three matches** had one win, one draw,one defeat and gathered 4 points, 44.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 1 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Aston Villa’s performance** at home**.

Aston Villa,** at home**, had 3 wins, one draw, 3 defeats, and gathered 10 points, 47.6% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa scored in 5 of them and received at least one goal in 4 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 5 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Aston Villa was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

01 Jan |
Man United |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

28 Dec |
Chelsea |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

26 Dec |
Crystal Palace |
H |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

20 Dec |
West Brom |
A |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

17 Dec |
Burnley |
H |
0 |
0 |
D |
U |
N |

12 Dec |
Wolves |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

30 Nov |
West Ham |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

21 Nov |
Brighton |
H |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

**Everton** in the **last six** matches had 5 wins, no draws,one defeat and gathered 15 points, 83.3% of the total available.

In these matches, Everton scored in 5 of them and received at least one goal in 3 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Everton** in the **last three matches** had 2 wins, no draws,one defeat and gathered 6 points, 66.7% of the total available.

In these matches, Everton scored in 2 of them and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 1 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 1 of them both teams scored, and in 2 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Everton’s performance** as a guest**.

Everton,** as a guest**, had 6 wins, one draw, 2 defeats, and gathered 19 points, 70.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Everton scored in 8 of them and received at least one goal in 6 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 5 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 5 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Everton was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

12 Jan |
Wolves |
A |
2 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

01 Jan |
West Ham |
H |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

26 Dec |
Sheffield United |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

19 Dec |
Arsenal |
H |
2 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

16 Dec |
Leicester |
A |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

12 Dec |
Chelsea |
H |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

05 Dec |
Burnley |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

28 Nov |
Leeds |
H |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **Aston Villa** and the red line for guest team, **Everton. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

Aston Villa |
25% |
40% |
12% |
24% |

Everton |
31% |
35% |
20% |
14% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **Aston Villa** to score **1.12 ** goals and **Everton** to score **1.77 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **2.88** goals in the game and the guest team **Everton ** to win by **0.65** goals margin on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **Aston Villa** to score **1.34 ** goals and **Everton** to score **1.17 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.51** goals in the game and both teams to straggle for victory in an very competitive match, expected goals difference is **0.17** on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
12.99 |
0-1 |
3.47 |

1 |
4.74 |
2-3 |
2.20 |

2 |
4.42 |
4+ |
3.91 |

3 |
4.39 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.41 |

4 |
6.25 |
Un 1.5 |
3.47 |

5 |
15.62 |
Ov 2.5 |
2.07 |

6+ |
31.25 |
Un 2.5 |
1.95 |

Gg |
1.93 |
Ov 3.5 |
3.91 |

NoG |
2.08 |
Un 3.5 |
1.35 |

Now we can create different game scenarios and calculate the fair odds for various outcomes.

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

if game ends at |
-1- |
-X- |
-2- |

0-1 goals |
2.32 |
3.74 |
3.31 |

2-3 goals |
3.05 |
3.24 |
2.75 |

4+ goals |
1.97 |
4.65 |
3.61 |

Ov 1.5 |
2.54 |
3.64 |
3.01 |

Un 1.5 |
2.32 |
3.74 |
3.31 |

Ov 2.5 |
1.99 |
8.80 |
2.60 |

Un 2.5 |
3.21 |
2.37 |
3.75 |

Ov 3.5 |
1.97 |
4.65 |
3.61 |

Un 3.5 |
2.72 |
3.42 |
2.94 |

Goal-Goal |
3.04 |
2.65 |
3.40 |

No Goal |
2.06 |
6.25 |
2.81 |

G-G+Ov 2.5 |
2.22 |
6.85 |
2.48 |

NG+Un 2.5 |
2.34 |
6.25 |
2.73 |

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West Ham vs West Brom at 19 Jan 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **West Ham** and **West Brom** for **Premier League (England)**, which will take place on **19 Jan 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

West Ham |
1.59 |
1.58 |
0.4 |

Draw |
4.11 |
4.46 |
-1.9 |

West Brom |
6.10 |
6.99 |
-2.1 |

Over 2.5 |
1.91 |
1.92 |
-0.3 |

Under 2.5 |
1.93 |
2.08 |
-3.7 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **West Ham (0.4 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **increases slightly, 1%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.**Find the monthly tables for Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goal percentages and how to use them in our book at Amazon bookstore**

#####
Basic data and latest results

**West Ham** in the **last six** matches had 2 wins, 3 draws,one defeat and gathered 9 points, 50.0% of the total available.

In these matches, West Ham scored in 4 of them and received at least one goal in 3 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **West Ham** in the **last three matches** had 2 wins, one draw, no defeats. and gathered 7 points, 77.8% of the total available.

In these matches, West Ham scored in 2 of them** and kept clean sheet in all of them**

Regarding the goals number, **all of them ended up with less than three goals scored.**

Also,** at least one team didn’t score to all of them.**

Now, let’s look at West Ham’s performance** at home**.

West Ham,** at home**, had 4 wins, 3 draws, 2 defeats, and gathered 15 points, 55.6% of the total available.

In these matches, West Ham scored in 8 of them and received at least one goal in 6 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 5 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 5 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of West Ham was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

16 Jan |
Burnley |
H |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

01 Jan |
Everton |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

29 Dec |
Southampton |
A |
0 |
0 |
D |
U |
N |

27 Dec |
Brighton |
H |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

21 Dec |
Chelsea |
A |
0 |
3 |
L |
O |
N |

16 Dec |
Crystal Palace |
H |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

11 Dec |
Leeds |
A |
2 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

05 Dec |
Man United |
H |
1 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

**West Brom** in the **last six** matches had one win, 2 draws, 3 defeats, and gathered 5 points, 27.8% of the total available.

In these matches, West Brom scored in 3 of them** but didn’t manage to keep a clean sheet.**

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **West Brom** in the **last three matches** had one win, no draws, 2 defeats, and gathered 3 points, 33.3% of the total available.

In these matches, West Brom scored in 1 of them** but didn’t manage to keep a clean sheet.**

Regarding the goals number, **all of them finished with three or more goals scored.**

Also, in 1 of them both teams scored, and in 2 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at West Brom’s performance** as a guest**.

West Brom,** as a guest**, had one win, 3 draws, 5 defeats, and gathered 6 points, 22.2% of the total available.

In these matches, West Brom scored in 6 of them,** but didn’t manage to keep a clean sheet.**

Regarding the goals number, 3 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 6 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 6 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of West Brom was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

16 Jan |
Wolves |
A |
3 |
2 |
W |
O |
G |

02 Jan |
Arsenal |
H |
0 |
4 |
L |
O |
N |

29 Dec |
Leeds |
H |
0 |
5 |
L |
O |
N |

27 Dec |
Liverpool |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

20 Dec |
Aston Villa |
H |
0 |
3 |
L |
O |
N |

15 Dec |
Man City |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

12 Dec |
Newcastle |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

06 Dec |
Crystal Palace |
H |
1 |
5 |
L |
O |
G |

The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **West Ham** and the red line for guest team, **West Brom. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

West Ham |
12% |
36% |
16% |
36% |

West Brom |
46% |
36% |
14% |
5% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **West Ham** to score **1.85 ** goals and **West Brom** to score **0.7 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **2.55** goals in the game and the home team **West Ham ** to win by **1.15** goals margin on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **West Ham** to score **1.75 ** goals and **West Brom** to score **0.78 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.53** goals in the game and the home team **West Ham ** to win by **0.97** goals margin on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
17.86 |
0-1 |
3.82 |

1 |
4.85 |
2-3 |
2.02 |

2 |
4.59 |
4+ |
4.08 |

3 |
3.62 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.35 |

4 |
5.95 |
Un 1.5 |
3.82 |

5 |
17.24 |
Ov 2.5 |
1.92 |

6+ |
52.63 |
Un 2.5 |
2.08 |

Gg |
2.09 |
Ov 3.5 |
4.08 |

NoG |
1.91 |
Un 3.5 |
1.32 |

Now we can create different game scenarios and calculate the fair odds for various outcomes.

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

if game ends at |
-1- |
-X- |
-2- |

0-1 goals |
1.62 |
4.68 |
5.95 |

2-3 goals |
1.67 |
3.92 |
6.86 |

4+ goals |
1.39 |
5.98 |
8.75 |

Ov 1.5 |
1.57 |
4.43 |
7.39 |

Un 1.5 |
1.62 |
4.68 |
5.95 |

Ov 2.5 |
1.31 |
12.71 |
6.28 |

Un 2.5 |
2.03 |
2.64 |
7.87 |

Ov 3.5 |
1.39 |
5.98 |
8.75 |

Un 3.5 |
1.65 |
4.15 |
6.52 |

Goal-Goal |
2.04 |
2.86 |
6.21 |

No Goal |
1.31 |
9.34 |
7.81 |

G-G+Ov 2.5 |
1.50 |
8.59 |
4.57 |

NG+Un 2.5 |
1.49 |
9.34 |
5.80 |

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Leicester vs Chelsea at 19 Jan 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **Leicester** and **Chelsea** for **Premier League (England)**, which will take place on **19 Jan 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

Leicester |
2.92 |
2.61 |
4.1 |

Draw |
3.47 |
3.86 |
-2.9 |

Chelsea |
2.45 |
2.80 |
-5.1 |

Over 2.5 |
1.86 |
1.93 |
-1.9 |

Under 2.5 |
1.99 |
2.07 |
-1.9 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **Leicester (4.1 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **increases slightly, 1%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.**Find the monthly tables for Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goal percentages and how to use them in our book at Amazon bookstore**

#####
Basic data and latest results

**Leicester** in the **last six** matches had 3 wins, 2 draws,one defeat and gathered 11 points, 61.1% of the total available.

In these matches, Leicester scored in 5 of them and received at least one goal in 4 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Leicester** in the **last three matches** had 2 wins, one draw, no defeats. and gathered 7 points, 77.8% of the total available.

In these matches, Leicester** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 1 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Leicester’s performance** at home**.

Leicester,** at home**, had 4 wins, one draw, 4 defeats, and gathered 13 points, 48.1% of the total available.

In these matches, Leicester scored in 6 of them and received at least one goal in 6 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 5 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 6 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Leicester was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

16 Jan |
Southampton |
H |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

03 Jan |
Newcastle |
A |
2 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

28 Dec |
Crystal Palace |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

26 Dec |
Man United |
H |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

20 Dec |
Tottenham |
A |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

16 Dec |
Everton |
H |
0 |
2 |
L |
U |
N |

13 Dec |
Brighton |
H |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

06 Dec |
Sheffield United |
A |
2 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

**Chelsea** in the **last six** matches had 2 wins, one draw, 3 defeats, and gathered 7 points, 38.9% of the total available.

In these matches, Chelsea** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 4 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 4 of them both teams scored, and in 2 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Chelsea** in the **last three matches** had one win, one draw,one defeat and gathered 4 points, 44.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Chelsea** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 1 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Chelsea’s performance** as a guest**.

Chelsea,** as a guest**, had 4 wins, 2 draws, 3 defeats, and gathered 14 points, 51.9% of the total available.

In these matches, Chelsea scored in 7 of them and received at least one goal in 5 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 5 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 4 of them both teams scored, and in 5 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Chelsea was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

16 Jan |
Fulham |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

03 Jan |
Man City |
H |
1 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

28 Dec |
Aston Villa |
H |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

26 Dec |
Arsenal |
A |
1 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

21 Dec |
West Ham |
H |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

15 Dec |
Wolves |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

12 Dec |
Everton |
A |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

05 Dec |
Leeds |
H |
3 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **Leicester** and the red line for guest team, **Chelsea. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

Leicester |
28% |
27% |
28% |
17% |

Chelsea |
28% |
34% |
22% |
17% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **Leicester** to score **1.22 ** goals and **Chelsea** to score **1.39 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **2.61** goals in the game and both teams to straggle for victory in an very competitive match, expected goals difference is **-0.17** on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **Leicester** to score **1.32 ** goals and **Chelsea** to score **1.27 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.59** goals in the game and both teams to straggle for victory in an very competitive match, expected goals difference is **0.05** on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
12.66 |
0-1 |
3.98 |

1 |
5.81 |
2-3 |
2.10 |

2 |
4.33 |
4+ |
3.70 |

3 |
4.07 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.34 |

4 |
6.21 |
Un 1.5 |
3.98 |

5 |
12.20 |
Ov 2.5 |
1.94 |

6+ |
37.04 |
Un 2.5 |
2.07 |

Gg |
1.94 |
Ov 3.5 |
3.70 |

NoG |
2.07 |
Un 3.5 |
1.37 |

Now we can create different game scenarios and calculate the fair odds for various outcomes.

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

if game ends at |
-1- |
-X- |
-2- |

0-1 goals |
3.30 |
3.18 |
2.61 |

2-3 goals |
2.22 |
5.18 |
2.81 |

4+ goals |
2.93 |
3.10 |
2.97 |

Ov 1.5 |
2.43 |
4.17 |
2.86 |

Un 1.5 |
3.30 |
3.18 |
2.61 |

Ov 2.5 |
2.23 |
5.93 |
2.61 |

Un 2.5 |
3.17 |
2.82 |
3.03 |

Ov 3.5 |
2.93 |
3.10 |
2.97 |

Un 3.5 |
2.50 |
4.26 |
2.74 |

Goal-Goal |
2.78 |
2.88 |
3.41 |

No Goal |
2.44 |
6.11 |
2.34 |

G-G+Ov 2.5 |
2.29 |
4.86 |
2.80 |

NG+Un 2.5 |
2.57 |
6.11 |
2.45 |

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Man City vs Aston Villa at 20 Jan 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **Man City** and **Aston Villa** for **Premier League (England)**, which will take place on **20 Jan 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

Man City |
1.26 |
2.23 |
-34.5 |

Draw |
6.14 |
3.88 |
9.5 |

Aston Villa |
11.48 |
3.40 |
20.7 |

Over 2.5 |
1.47 |
1.97 |
-17.3 |

Under 2.5 |
2.61 |
2.03 |
10.9 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **Draw, Aston Villa, Under 2.5 (9.5 %, 20.7 %, 10.9 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **increases slightly, 1%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.

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Basic data and latest results

**Man City** in the **last six** matches had 5 wins, one draw, no defeats.and gathered 16 points, 88.9% of the total available.

In these matches, Man City** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Man City** in the **last three matches** had 3 wins, no draws, no defeats. and gathered 9 points, 100.0% of the total available.

In these matches, Man City** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 1 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 1 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 1 of them both teams scored, and in 2 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Man City’s performance** at home**.

Man City,** at home**, had 6 wins, 2 draws, one defeat and gathered 20 points, 74.1% of the total available.

In these matches, Man City** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 3 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 3 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 6 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 6 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Man City was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

17 Jan |
Crystal Palace |
H |
4 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

13 Jan |
Brighton |
H |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

03 Jan |
Chelsea |
A |
3 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

26 Dec |
Newcastle |
H |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

19 Dec |
Southampton |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

15 Dec |
West Brom |
H |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

12 Dec |
Man United |
A |
0 |
0 |
D |
U |
N |

05 Dec |
Fulham |
H |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

**Aston Villa** in the **last six** matches had 3 wins, 2 draws,one defeat and gathered 11 points, 61.1% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa scored in 5 of them and received at least one goal in 2 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 3 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 3 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Aston Villa** in the **last three matches** had one win, one draw,one defeat and gathered 4 points, 44.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 1 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Aston Villa’s performance** as a guest**.

Aston Villa,** as a guest**, had 5 wins, one draw, 2 defeats, and gathered 16 points, 66.7% of the total available.

In these matches, Aston Villa** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 3 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 5 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 3 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 5 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Aston Villa was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

01 Jan |
Man United |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

28 Dec |
Chelsea |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

26 Dec |
Crystal Palace |
H |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

20 Dec |
West Brom |
A |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

17 Dec |
Burnley |
H |
0 |
0 |
D |
U |
N |

12 Dec |
Wolves |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

30 Nov |
West Ham |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

21 Nov |
Brighton |
H |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **Man City** and the red line for guest team, **Aston Villa. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

Man City |
24% |
27% |
32% |
17% |

Aston Villa |
32% |
35% |
20% |
13% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **Man City** to score **2.68 ** goals and **Aston Villa** to score **0.52 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **3.2** goals in the game and the home team **Man City ** to win by **2.16** goals margin on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **Man City** to score **1.42 ** goals and **Aston Villa** to score **1.14 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.56** goals in the game and both teams to straggle for victory in an very competitive match, expected goals difference is **0.28** on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
12.99 |
0-1 |
4.02 |

1 |
5.81 |
2-3 |
2.02 |

2 |
4.08 |
4+ |
3.92 |

3 |
3.98 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.33 |

4 |
6.33 |
Un 1.5 |
4.02 |

5 |
13.33 |
Ov 2.5 |
1.98 |

6+ |
45.45 |
Un 2.5 |
2.02 |

Gg |
1.94 |
Ov 3.5 |
3.92 |

NoG |
2.07 |
Un 3.5 |
1.34 |

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

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