Tottenham vs Aston Villa: Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Tottenham vs Aston Villa: Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds today

Aston Villa travel to the capital today to take on a Tottenham team looking to return to the top four.

The first Premier League game of 2023 will give Spurs the opportunity to leapfrog Manchester United after their win at Wolves yesterday.

Antonio Conte will be hoping for a better performance than the one which saw Tottenham draw 2-2 at Brentford last time out, even if the final half hour was much improved.

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Unai Emery, meanwhile, tasted Premier League defeat for the first time as Villa boss against Liverpool and now faces a tricky trip to north London.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Tottenham vs Aston Villa is scheduled for a 2pm GMT kick-off today, Sunday, January 1, 2023.

The match will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Where to watch Tottenham vs Aston Villa

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, with coverage starting at 1pm on the latter.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the Sky go app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog, with expert analysis from Nick Purewal at the ground.

 (Action Images via Reuters)
(Action Images via Reuters)

Tottenham vs Aston Villa team news

Tottenham XI: Lloris; Romero, Davies, Lenglet; Doherty, Bissouma, Hojbjerg, Perisic; Son, Kane, Gil.

Subs: Forster, Dier, Tanganga, Sanchez, Emerson, Spence, Sarr, Skipp, Sessegnon.

Aston Villa XI: Olsen; Young, Konsa, Mings, Digne; McGinn, Kamara, Luiz, Buendia; Watkins, Bailey.

Subs: Martinez, Cash, Sanson, Ings, Chambers, Augustinsson, Bednarek, Coutinho, Archer.

Tottenham vs Aston Villa prediction

Villa struggled against a decent Liverpool side last time out but should be able to get at Spurs. If the home side’s attack turns up, they should still have enough to win.

A 2-1 Tottenham win.

 (AP)
(AP)

Head to head (h2h) history and results

None of the last 16 meetings between these teams have ended as a draw - with Spurs winning 14.

Tottenham wins: 77

Draws: 36

Aston Villa wins: 57

Tottenham vs Aston Villa match odds

Tottenham: 4/6

Draw: 3/1

Aston Villa: 4/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).