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AVL vs WHU Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Aston Villa vs West Ham United Premier League Live Score 31 October


AVL vs WHU Dream11: Aston Villa host West Ham United at Villa Park in Sunday’s late kickoff. Villa have been a shadow of themselves this season, losing three in a row and languishing in the 15th spot after nine games. They were outplayed by Arsenal in the last game, losing 3-1. Jacob Ramsey scored a late consolation goal after the Gunners had put three past them.

Meanwhile, West Ham United are going strong and are in the fourth spot. They head into this game following a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. Michail Antonio scored the winning goal and continued his good form.

Date: 31 October, Sunday
Kick-Off: 10:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Villa Park

Premier League Table

Aston Villa| 15th; West Ham United| 4th

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Aston Villa: LLLWL
West Ham United: WWWLW

Head to Head 

West Ham United have won three of the last five while two games ended in draws.

AVL vs WHU Today Match Prediction Details

Aston Villa News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Trezeguet and Morgan Sanson are the only absentees for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Aston Villa might lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • E Martinez should be back in goal.
  • E Konsa, T Mings will play at center-back with M Cash and M Targett as the fullbacks.
  • J Ramsey, D Luiz, and J McGinn should occupy the central midfield slots.
  • D Ings will start up front alongside O Watkins and L Bailey.

Aston Villa Starting XI (Probable)

Emiliano Martinez
Matty Cash
Ezri Konsa
Tyrone Mings
Matt Targett
John McGinn
Douglas Luiz
Jacob Ramsey
Danny Ings
Ollie Watkins
Leon Bailey

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West Ham United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • There are no injury concerns for the Hammers.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • West Ham will lineup in their usual 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • L Fabianski should be back in goal.
  • A Cresswell, A Ogbonna, K Zouma, and V Coufal are likely to be the back four.
  • T Soucek and D Rice are immovables in the centre of the pitch.
  • M Antonio is back from suspension and should start up front P Fornals, J Bowen, and S Benrahma in support.

West Ham United Starting XI (Probable)

Lukasz Fabianski
Aaron Cresswell
Angelo Ogbonna
Kurt Zouma
Vladimir Coufal
Tomas Soucek
Declan Rice
Said Benrahma
Pablo Fornals
Jarrod Bowen
Michail Antonio

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AVL vs WHU Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Michail Antonio is the standout captaincy pick in this game. He has scored four goals and made one assist for the Spurs this season.

Games Played 8
Goals 6
Assists 3
Shots on Target 13
Pass Accuracy 89
Chances Created 20
Interceptions 1
Tackles 8

Danny Ings will carry the most goalscoring threat for Aston Villa. He could prove to be a great captain choice.

Games Played 9
Goals 3
Assists 2
Shots on Target 6
Pass Accuracy 63
Chances Created 2
Interceptions 2
Tackles 8

Differential Pick

Aaron Cresswell is our choice of differential pick. The left-back already has a goal and an assist this season. He is also on a lot of set pieces.

Games Played 9
Goals 1
Assists 1
Shots on Target 2
Pass Accuracy 82
Chances Created 12
Interceptions 7
Tackles 12

AVL vs WHU Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – L Fabianski
Defenders – A Cresswell, K Zouma, V Coufal
Midfielders – J McGinn, L Bailey, P Fornals, S Benrahma
Forwards – D Ings, M Antonio, O Watkins

Likely Winner:

  • Since May 2015, West Ham has gone undefeated in this match (W3 D3), with the Irons also winning both league meetings last season.
  • West Ham beat Villa 3-1 in the comparable fixture last season, and will be hoping for their first away league victory against Villa since a three-game winning streak in 1965 and 1967.
  • The Villans have lost all three of their Premier League games this season; the previous time they went without a win in the league was in February/March 2020. (4).
  • The Hammers are on a roll on the road, having gone undefeated in their last seven league games.
  • Michail Antonio has had success against Aston Villa in the past. In the five Premier League games that Antonio has played against Villa, West Ham has not lost a single game. In five appearances against Villa, he has been personally involved in four goals (1G 3A).
  • We are predicting a narrow win for West Ham in this game.

Match Odds: 

Aston Villa: 45/23
West Ham United: 19/12

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Devashish Pant

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