class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Whites have been one of the most entertaining Premier League teams this season and our tipster is expecting yet more action against Smith's men
Leeds United are looking to build on their comfortable win over Southampton when they welcome Aston Villa to Elland Road for Saturday evening’s Premier League fixture.
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Three goals in the second half gave Marcelo Bielsa’s men a 3-0 victory on Tuesday and they will fancy their chances of continuing that strong form at the weekend.
Leeds United vs Aston Villa Latest Odds
Patrick Bamford scored a hat-trick when the two sides met at Villa Park earlier in the season and Leeds are 6/5 (2.20) favourites with bet365 to complete the double over Dean Smith’s outfit.
Villa have won just one of their last six away games in the Premier League and are priced at 2/1 (3.0) to maintain their push for a European spot with victory in West Yorkshire.
This exact fixture finished 1-1 on each of the last two occasions it has been played and another draw is available at 11/4 (3.75).
Leeds United vs Aston Villa Team News
Jamie Shackleton was ruled out just before kick-off against Southampton and Mateusz Klich was forced off after an hour of that game, joining Gaetano Berardi, Adam Forshaw, Rodrigo, Ian Poveda, Kalvin Phillips and Robin Koch on the sidelines.
Jack Grealish will miss out again after also being injured for Villa’s loss against Leicester, with Matty Cash, Wesley and Kortney Hause also all out.
Leeds United vs Aston Villa Preview
Leeds’ 3-0 win over Southampton was yet another entertaining fixture involving Bielsa’s men and, with any threat of relegation almost diminished, there is little doubt that they will continue to play with such openness and freedom.
Tuesday was the fifth time in their last six Premier League games that they have recorded seven shots on target and recorded nine when these sides last met back in October, meaning the Whites could be in for another fruitful outing.
Villa have faced 118 shots on target this season, the seventh-most in the top flight, with 29 of those coming across their last four outings including seven against Leicester, nine against Brighton and 10 versus West Ham.
Leeds United vs Aston Villa Tips and Predictions
Over 5.5 shots on target for Leeds is priced at 5/6 (1.83) with bet365 and looks a strong selection for this fixture.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.