Brentford – Aston Villa SOCCER PICKS
Brentford and Aston Villa meet at Griffin Park, in a match for the 32nd day of the Championship. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 22-08-2018, the two teams tied (2-2). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 2 and tied 3. The home / away condition deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 18th and 10th of the league table, in reality it is a match between the 7th classified in home games and the 11th as a visitor.
After 9 wins, 10 draws and 11 losses, the home team is currently in the 18 th position, with 37 points won. In their last match, they lost in an away match against Nottingham Forest by (2-1), after in the previous match they won (5-2) at home, against Blackburn Rovers. This is a stronger team in his stadium, where he has won 27 points, against only 10 in his away matches. In the last 10 home league matches Brentford has a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, since 13 of the last 15 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 30 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Brentford arrive at this unmotivated day, after having registered a snub in the displacement to the field of Nottingham Forest, by 2-1: Sergi Canós scored the only goal of the team. We emphasize that the landlords no longer lost there were 7 matches in a row in this competition. In this game against Aston Villa, coach Thomas Frank must line up in the usual 3-4-3, with Romaine Sayers responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. On the other hand, Neal Maupay is very effective at the end and already has 17 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have Marcondes, Henry and MacLeod, all with physical problems.
The away team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 44 points won, after 10 wins, 14 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Reading, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Sheffield United, by (3-3). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 18 points in away matches and 26 at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 19 conceded, against 37 goals scored and 30 conceded at home. For the league, Aston Villa won 12 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 31 matches in this competition, they have only made 2 comebacks in the 13 matches in which they have conceded the first goal.
The Aston Villa left for this game with a draw, 3-3, in the reception at Sheffield United, adding the fourth consecutive game without beating in this competition: Andre Green, Mings and Abraham scored the goals. However, one of the great problems of this team is in the away matches, since it won only 4 of its 15 matches. In this game against Brentford, coach Dean Smith must play in the usual tactical system, that is, 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks. Tammy Abraham is still the great highlight of this team, with 20 goals scored. Lansbury, Nyland, Tuanzebe and Grealish will be absent from this game, due to an injury.