Opta Stats: Aston Villa v Swansea City

Aston Villa will be looking to further distance themselves from the relegation zone when they take on Swansea. Opta provides the vital statistics.

Swansea City have lost just one of their seven Barclays Premier League meetings with Aston Villa (W3 D3 L1). They are 3.211/5 to win.

Christian Benteke has scored in two of his three Premier League appearances against Swansea City. Benteke is 2.6213/8 to score.

Gabriel Agbonlahor has scored in two of his last three Premier League appearances against Swansea City. Agbonlahor is 3.39/4 to find the net.

Aston Villa ended a run of six home Premier League games without a win (W0 D3 L3) with victory last time out against West Brom. Villa are 2.568/5 to win again.

Swansea’s last three Premier League away wins have all been by a 1-0 scoreline. They are 9.28/1 to win by that scoreline again.

All six of Gabriel Agbonlahor’s Premier League goals this season have come inside the opening 37 minutes. He is 7.06/1 to score the first goal.

Villa have scored more goals in their last two Premier League matches (6) than they managed in the previous 13 (5). Over 2.5 goals is 2.427/5.

Aston Villa have scored the highest proportion of first-half goals in the top division this season (79%). They are 3.259/4 to score the first goal.

No Villa manager has won three Premier League games in a row since Martin O’Neill in April 2010. You can back Villa’s winning run to come to an end with a draw at 3.39/4.

Only Everton (17) have dropped more points from winning positions than Swansea City this season (16). The half-time Swansea/full-time draw double result is priced at 18.017/1.