2020 Carabao Cup Final Betting Guide And Stats

Carabao Cup Final Betting Guide, Sunday 25th Feb 2018

2020 Carabao Cup Final

Aston Villa v Man City 16:30, Sunday 1st March 2020

Another intriguing clash this Sunday as Aston Villa and Man City do battle in the Carabao Cup Final – the League Cup to most footballing fans.

It’s a chance for a first bit of silverware of the season, but with Man City thumping Aston Villa 6-1 only last month, then Villa will be out for revenge.

Aston Villa have won this competition 5 times, while Man City are the current holders with 6 wins and have also won the last two.

We take a look at the main head-to-head stats to take in to the game.

Aston Villa v Man City – Key Head-to-Head Stats

  • Already played this season, Man City 3-0 Villa
  • Man City have won 3 of the last 7 head-to-heads 4-0
  • Man City are unbeaten in their last 7 vs Villa
  • 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in 6 of the last 7 head-to-heads
  • Man City scored 2+ goals in 7 of their last 8 vs Villa
  • Man City had a RED CARD in this season’s head-to-head

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Manchester City aren’t going to win the Premier League this season, but they’ve a great chance of getting some early season silverware in the cabinet this Sunday as they face Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup Final – the old League Cup to most football fans!

City are the current holders too and have in-fact won this competition for the last two years and four times since 2014 (6 wins in total).

However, Villa are also no strangers to winning this cup – they’ve won it 5 times in total, but it’s worth noting the last of those came in 1996!

City and Villa have already met twice in the league this season and with City winning 1-6 and 3-0 in those clashes, then Villa fans might be dreading another meeting with the Manchester club.  

While, with City having won 3 of their last 8 meetings against Villa 4-0, this score might appeal at 9.50.

City are unbeaten in their last 8 against Villa too and have scored 3+ goals in all of their last four when playing the Midlands-based club.

The 90mins match betting sees Villa as big as 15.00 for the upset, with the draw 7.00 and City at 1.16. While just to the lift the cup – Villa are 10.00 and City as short as 1.06!

Both teams ‘didn’t’ score in 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads, so at 1.61 this might be another option to have on your radar,

So, we can gather this is a clash that seems to generate goals though – mainly for City.

7 of the last 9 meetings also went OVER 2.5 GOALS – but at just 1.44 there is little value here. If we add in just one more goal – Over 3.5 goals – these odds increase to 2.10, while Over 4.5 goals is on offer at 3.50.

When looking at the likely scorers, Sergio Aguero is City’s main man when facing Villa – he’s scored 5 goals in the last 2 head-to-heads, so the 3.60 (1st) or 1.53 (anytime) is sure to be popular with punters too, despite being fairly short prices.

BEST BET: OVER 3.5 GOALS @2.10