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History of the Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Aston Villa prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 71 games played, Villans have recorded 30 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Tottenham H. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Villans in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2006/2007Sat 14 OctAston Villa1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2005/2006Sat 21 JanTottenham H.0 - 0Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Villans, with 3 goals against.

The Spurs have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Spurs, and 5 goals against.

Aston Villa's total of 22 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Tottenham H.'s total of 25 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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Tottenham H.640215612

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aston Villa are starting to turn Villa Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Tottenham H. Last drawn game 7 outings ago.