Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar prediction, odds and betting tips 05/10/2023

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Aston Villa and Zrinjski Mostar meet at Villa Park in the Europa Conference League group phase on Thursday, October 5th. Aston Villa are expected to enjoy a comfortable win when they host Bosnian side Zrinjski Mostar this week. Read our Europa Conference League predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar

Aston Villa are favourites to harness home advantage again when they take on Zrinjski Mostar in the Europa League on Thursday. Read our top Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Aston Villa to Win & BTTS

  • Aston Villa have won four of their last five games at Villa Park.
  • Both teams to score landed in each of Villa’s last three home assignments.
  • Zrinjski Mostar have scored in eight of their last ten matches in all competitions.
  • BTTS landed in each of Aston Villa and Zrinjski Mostar’s first Group E fixtures.

Ollie Watkins to Score Anytime

  • Ollie Watkins buried a superb hattrick at the weekend against Brighton.
  • Watkins has scored four times in his last three appearances overall.
  • Watkins has already netted a hattrick on the road in the Conference League (qualification fixture vs Hibernian).

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar

Check out our catalogue of key stats for Thursday’s bout featuring Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar below alongside a useful tool to help you choose the most attractive odds.

Stats to follow soon…

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s meeting below.

Aston Villa odds: 1/10 (1.10) – 90.9%

Draw odds: 38/5 (8.60) – 11.6%

Zrinjski Mostar odds: 22/1 (23.00) – 4.3%

Aston Villa are Thursday’s expected winners according to the bookmakers and their implied probability of success has been set at a lofty 90.9%. Over 2.5 goals meanwhile, can be added to your coupon at 4/9 (1.44 – 69.2%). The hosts can also be backed at 1/3 (1.33) to cover a -1.0 goal handicap on Thursday. That outcome has an implied probability of 75%.

Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar lineups and team news for Thursday’s Europa League qualifiers match-up below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Aston Villa

Aston Villa have doubts over Leon Baily and Tim Iroegbunam at present while Tyrone Mings and Emiliano Buendia are expected to miss out. Villa lost 3-2 at Legia Warsaw in their last group match in the competition.

Predicted Lineup for Aston Villa: Martinez – Chambers, Konsa, Lenglet, Digne – Kamara, Tielemans, Diaby, McGinn, Zaniolo – Watkins

Zrinjski Mostar

Zrinjski Mostar came from three goals down to beat AZ 4-2 in their last group match. the Bosnians could use the same 4-3-3 system from that game when they line up against Aston Villa on Thursday.

Predicted Lineup for Zrinjski Mostar: Maric – Corluka, Jakovljevic, Radic, Memija – Ivancic, Balic, Canadija – Cuze, Bilbija, Ticinovic

Player to Watch – Youri Tielemans

Youri Tielemans hasn’t set the world alight since his summer move from Leicester to Aston Villa, though the Belgian midfielder could be handed another opportunity to impress on Thursday. Tielemans started for Villa in their last Conference League game against Legia Warsaw.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Aston Villa vs Zrinjski Mostar prediction

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