Aston Villa and Leicester City will define one of the tickets for the quarterfinals of the FA Cup, when they face this Sunday, February 15th in Villa Park at 12:30.
In the English FA Cup Odds Aston Villa v Leicester, the Villans have a slight advantage to win this game and qualify. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.38 while the Foxes are with 3.1, and the draw is with 3.4
These teams have met four times in the FA Cup, and each has two wins. The last time they played in this tournament was in 2001 and Leicester City got the victory by 2-1 away from home, thanks to goals from Ade Akinbiyi and Arnar Gunnlaugsson.
Leicester City won the first meeting in the league this season against Aston Villa by 1-0 at King Power Stadium. They lead the series with 40 wins and 23 draws in 95 games played in all competitions.
The Villans are listed with 4.0 Odds to win this match by one goal, while the Foxes are with 4.8 to advance to the next round by the minimum difference.
The Foxes surprised at the previous round and eliminated Tottenham of the tournament, after beating them 2-1 at White Hart Lane. Nigel Pearson’s team has struggled away from home in the Premier League, where they are located at the bottom of the table.
Aston Villa have won seven times in their history the FA Cup, but they have not been able to do it since 1957. They reached the final 15 years ago but lost 1-0 to Chelsea. For this edition, they are listed with 26.0 Odds to get the title.
Belgian striker Christian Benteke, who has scored three goals this year with the Villans, heads the FA Cup betting Odds to get the first in this game and is listed with 6.0. The former Genk player is followed by Andreas Weimann, Gabriel Agbonlahor and Leonardo Ulloa with 7.5.
Although they have had a bad run in the Premier League, the Villans should win this game and move to the next round.