Aston Villa will be looking to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup when they host Wycombe Wanderers this Tuesday, January 19th at Villa Park at 19:45.
This will be the second meeting between these two teams as they drew 1-1 10 days ago. Micah Richards opened the scoreboard for the Premier League side, but they couldn’t keep the lead, and Joe Jacobson scored the equalizer from the penalty spot.
In the FA Cup Tips Aston Villa v Wycombe, these teams have played three times and the Villans are unbeaten with two wins and one draw, scoring 14 goals and allowing four. This will be the first match in the series at Villa Park.
The team led by Remi Garde had a streak of three straight games with no defeat in all competitions, but they remain in the bottom of the table of the English top flight with 12 points, six fewer than any other squad.
They are the worst team at home in the local tournament with one win, four draws and six defeats and are the side with fewer goals scored at home (8). Their only victory in their pitch so far was one week ago when they beat Crystal Palace by 1-0 with a goal from Joleon Lescott.
Despite their bad season, Aston Villa are heavily favored to win this game at home and advance to the next round of the tournament. They are listed with 1.4 FA Cup Odds, while the Chairboys are with 10.0, and the draw is with 5.1.
Wycombe Wanderers are located in the sixth place in the English League two with 40 points, 15 away from the leader (Plymouth Argyle). They have had a good season on the road so far, as they won the previous two meetings in the FA Cup and in the local tournament they have six wins, three draws and three defeats.
Gareth Ainsworth’s team is the best defense away from home with only eight goals scored. They have three consecutive games with no victory and last weekend they fell 1-0 as visitors to Hartlepool. It was the first time they finished with no goal scored since they lost 3-0 against Bristol on December 1st.
The Villans are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 1.87 Odds to win this game by two or more goals and with 3.6 to do it by one. The Chairboys are rated at 11.0 to get the victory by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 7.0.
Jordan Ayew and Rudy Gestede are the favorites to score the first goal in this game, and they are listed with 5.0 Odds. They are followed by Libor Kozak, Rushian Hepburn-Murphy and Scott Sinclair with 6.5.
Aston Villa have improved in recent weeks, so they should have no trouble to win this match and be in the fourth round of the FA Cup for the fourth time in the last five years. Last season, they reached the final but lost to Arsenal (4-0).