A disappointing loss to Burnley was a surprise for Dean Smith & Co., while the Hammers were brushed aside by Liverpool.
Villa can leapfrog the Hammers with victory, while David Moyes will be desperate to not lose any further ground on the top four.
Aston Villa vs West Ham is scheduled for an 8.15pm GMT kick-off on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
The match will be held behind closed doors at Villa Park.
TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.
Aston Villa: Martinez, Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett, Douglas Luiz, McGinn, El Ghazi, Barkley, Grealish, Watkins
Subs: Heaton, Traore, Trezeguet, Nakamba, Engels, Sanson, Elmohamady, Davis, Ramsey
West Ham: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Fredericks, Benrahma, Lingard, Antonio
Subs: Balbuena, Yarmolenko, Lanzini, Fornals, Bowen, Diop, Martin, Johnson, Odubeko
Prediction: Aston Villa 2-2 West Ham
I’m expecting plenty of action, at both ends of the pitch, with two teams pushing for Europe after exceeding pre-season expectations. Score draw and an outside punt for game of the round.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
- Aston Villa wins: 38
- Draws: 34
- West Ham wins: 41
Bettings odds and tips (subject to change)
- Aston Villa: 5/4
- Draw: 12/5
- West Ham: 12/5
- 2-2 draw: 10/1
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