FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 76 games played, Villans have recorded 25 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 37 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 06 FebTottenham H.0 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2009/2010Sat 28 NovAston Villa1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sun 15 MarAston Villa1 - 2Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Mon 15 SepTottenham H.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Tue 01 JanAston Villa2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Mon 01 OctTottenham H.4 - 4Aston VillaPREM
2006/2007Tue 26 DecTottenham H.2 - 1Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Spurs in those games, with 7 conceded.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Villans have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tottenham H. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 8 points from their 6 games so far. Aston Villa's total of 10 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.622211108
Aston Villa631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Villans has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Tottenham H.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Aston Villa 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.