Aston Villa at Everton - 7/16/20 Premier League Soccer Picks and Prediction
Aston Villa (8-6-21) at Everton (12-9-14)
EPL Soccer: Thurday, July 16th, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST (Goodison Park)
The Line: Everton +100/ Aston Villa +270/ Draw +260 -- Over/Under: 2.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Everton faces Aston Villa on Thursday, July 16th at Goodison Park in an English Premier League match.
Everton lost its last match against Wolverhampton on July 12th. Wolverhampton was ready to play at home, as the club wanted to help its UEFA Champions League hopes with a big win. A big win was exactly what occurred for Wolves, as the team beat Everton 3-0. Wolverhampton was awarded a penalty kick in the 45+2 minute of the match, in which Raul Jimenez was able to score to give Wolves the lead at the half. Everton only had 45% possession advantage, as well as six total shots. Everton has not been too sharp as of late, as the club has dropped two of its last three matches. Everton is currently 11th in the Premier League standings, five points behind Burnley for 10th place.
Aston Villa kept its Premier League hopes alive as Villa defeated Crystal Palace 2-0. Aston Villa needed three points in that match at home, and the club got exactly what it needed. Trezeguet scored in the 45+4 minute to give Aston Villa a crucial lead at halftime. Any team that scores right before the half has to be feeling great and Aston Villa was able to get a much-needed confidence boost for the second half of play. Trezeguet was able to score again in the 59th minute to give Villa an important insurance goal, as it was more than enough for Villa to hold on and win. Aston Villa is now four points out of the safety zone in the Premier League table, as the team is one point behind AFC Bournemouth (18th) and four points behind Watford (19th).
The last time Everton and Aston Villa met was on August 23rd of 2019, in which Aston Villa was victorious by a score of 2-0 at home.
Aston Villa needs this match, and even though it is on the road and against a formidable squad, I am going to take my chances with Aston Villa. At +270, I am going to take the team that will be fighting for its Premier League lives, and the team that already defeated its opponent earlier this season.