RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  Bradford Odds On To Reach Wembley Final

Aston Villa v Bradford Odds: Bantams bid to complete cup upset at Villa Park

Aston Villa have it all to do ahead of the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final with Bradford at Villa Park on Tuesday evening. The Premier League side find themselves 3-1 down from the first leg and in real danger of being the latest top-flight club to be knocked out of this competition by the League Two 'giant killers'.

The Bantams were brilliant in the first match and thoroughly deserved their win, with Bet 365 making them 8/11 odds on favourites to qualify for their first Wembley final in 16 years. Villa meanwhile are 11/10 to qualify and they have little choice but to attack from the off this week. Paul Lambert's side are 4/11 odds on to win the match in 90 minutes but can they turn around this 3-1 deficit?

Villa look to have the attacking power to cause Bradford problems as Christian Benteke grabbed his 10th goal of the season in the 2-2 draw at West Brom on Saturday. The Belgian is 3/1 favourite to score first this week, while his strike partner Gabriel Agbonlahor, who has scored five goals in his last seven League Cup appearances, can be backed at 5/1 after getting on the scoresheet at the Hawthorns.

Both of Villa's goals were set up by a rejuvenated Charles N'Zogbia and the winger looked like his old self. He was at the heart of everything Villa produced in the attacking third against the Baggies and his thrusting runs could cause Bradford problems, with Bet365 offering a best price 10/1 N'Zogbia scores first and 11/4 he scores anytime.

However, Villa threw away a two-goal lead against West Brom as their flimsy defence again buckled under the weight of pressure. They have failed to keep a clean sheet in 10 matches now and find themselves languishing just a point and a place above the relegation zone.

It is those defensive weaknesses which will have Lambert pulling his hair out and Villa have now conceded the joint-most goals from set-pieces in the Premier League this term (15 with Wigan). It is no surprise that all three of Bradford's goals came from set-pieces in the first leg of this tie and the method of Tuesday's first goal to be scored with a header can be backed at 15/4 with B365.

Bradford, who are 10th in League Two, have only kept one clean sheet in 10 themselves and over 3.5 goals is available at 6/4 this week. Phil Parkinson's team boast enough of an attacking threat to cause Villa problems and he sensibly rested key players in the Football League Trophy defeat to Crewe last week, while they have had the benefit of an extra few days rest after their League Two match with Port Vale was postponed on Saturday.

It will be interesting to see how Bradford approach the match as they bid to add Villa to their list of Premier League scalps, which includes Wigan and Arsenal so far. They look capable of holding on to their first leg advantage and Villa may ultimately come up short, with Villa to win by a one-goal margin looking decent value at 5/2, which would of course mean Bradford progress to an historic finale.

Aston Villa v Bradford Form

Check the season's statistics for both Aston Villa and Bradford, plus the odds ahead of Tuesday's match.

Aston Villa Stats | Bradford Stats

Aston Villa v Bradford Tips

Tip #1: Aston Villa to win by one goal @ 5/2 with Bet365.
Tip #2: First goal to be scored with a header @ 15/4 with Bet365.
Tip #3: Charles N'Zogbia to score first each-way @ 10/1 with Bet365.

Aston Villa v Bradford Odds

Match Betting

4/11 Aston Villa
4/1 Draw
13/2 Bradford

To Qualify Betting

11/10 Aston Villa
8/11 Bradford

Correct Score Odds

13/2 Aston Villa 1-0
13/2 Aston Villa 2-0
13/2 Aston Villa 2-1
16/1 Draw 0-0
17/2 Draw 1-1
18/1 Draw 2-2
20/1 Bradford 1-0
40/1 Bradford 2-0
20/1 Bradford 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

3/1 Christian Benteke
7/2 Darren Bent
5/1 Andreas Weimann
5/1 Gabriel Agbonlahor
11/2 Graham Burke
7/1 Jordan Bowery
7/1 Brett Holman
8/1 Nahki Wells
8/1 Stephen Ireland
10/1 Charles N'Zogbia
12/1 James Hanson
12/1 Alan Connell

Odds supplied by Bet365.com, who provide live betting in-running for both Capital One Cup semi-finals this week.

10 Latest Football Articles

Peterborough v Leyton Orient Odds Back a score draw at London RoadPeterborough v Leyton Orient Odds Back a score draw at London Road
League One Rivals Meet In The Johnstone's Paint Trophy
1st Sep
Chelsea now odds on for the Premier League title after Man City stutterChelsea now odds on for the Premier League title after Man City stutter
Manchester United Continue To Drift With A Slow Start
1st Sep
Chelsea Shorten In Champions League Betting Following Group Stage DrawChelsea Shorten In Champions League Betting Following Group Stage Draw
Liverpool Face Real Madrid And City Renew Rivalry With Bayern
29th Aug
Super Mario A Good Bet To Score Anytime In Spurs v Liverpool ClashSuper Mario A Good Bet To Score Anytime In Spurs v Liverpool Clash
Erik Lamela Can Continue Good Form With A Man Of The Match Performance
29th Aug
Schalke v Bayern Munich Odds Back Lewandowski to open Bundesliga account for holdersSchalke v Bayern Munich Odds Back Lewandowski to open Bundesliga account for holders
Bayern Hot Favourites
29th Aug
Leicester v Arsenal Odds Aaron Ramsey tipped to topple FoxesLeicester v Arsenal Odds Aaron Ramsey tipped to topple Foxes
Gunners Favourites For 3 Points
29th Aug
Score Draw The Value As Milan Host Improving Lazio At The San SiroScore Draw The Value As Milan Host Improving Lazio At The San Siro
Pazzini Set To Replace Balotelli In Serie A Opener
29th Aug
Valencia v Malaga Odds Back hosts to record sixth successive home win over The AnchoviesValencia v Malaga Odds Back hosts to record sixth successive home win over The Anchovies
Back Rodrigo To Score
28th Aug
Strong Looking Chelsea Backed To Squeak Past Everton On The Saturday Night FootballStrong Looking Chelsea Backed To Squeak Past Everton On The Saturday Night Football
Paddy Power Offering Money Back If Eden Hazard Scores
28th Aug
New England Captain Wayne Rooney can propel Man Utd to first win at BurnleyNew England Captain Wayne Rooney can propel Man Utd to first win at Burnley
Di Maria Expected To Feature
28th Aug

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Southampton V Everton Odds Toffees Can Make It A Losing Start For Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino takes charge of his first match at St Mary’s
20th Jan
West Ham V QPR Odds Loic Remy Is A Tempting Bet To Score On His Debut
Rangers bid to upset the odds at Loftus Road
18th Jan
Wigan V Sunderland Odds Black Cats Can Upset The Betting At The DW Stadium
Both sides looking to enhance survival hopes
18th Jan
Arrival Of Pochettino Sees Southampton Clipped In The Latest Relegation Betting
What effect will sacking Adkins have on Saints's season?
18th Jan
Chelsea V Arsenal Odds Gunners Can Increase The Pressure On Benitez At The Bridge
Demba Ba heads the goalscorer betting markets
18th Jan

Headline News

Manchester United continue to drift with a slow startChelsea Now Odds On For The Premier League Title After Man City Stutter
Manchester United Continue To Drift With A Slow Start
Murray takes on Tsonga at the US Open in New YorkAndy Murray V Jo Wilfried Tsonga Odds Fourth Round Tie Expected To Go The Distance
Murray Takes On Tsonga At The US Open In New York
Liverpool face Real Madrid and City renew rivalry with BayernChelsea Shorten In Champions League Betting Following Group Stage Draw
Liverpool Face Real Madrid And City Renew Rivalry With Bayern
India return to the scene of Champions Trophy triumphEngland V India 4th ODI Odds Tourists Tipped To Seal A Series Win At Edgbaston
India Return To The Scene Of Champions Trophy Triumph
Cowell Seeks To Win Ratings War With BBCCheryl Cole Tipped As Winning Judge In This Years X Factor
Cowell Seeks To Win Ratings War With BBC

Massive £250 free bet offer.

  • Place an initial bet of £50
  • Paddy Power will give you a £50 free bet
  • After this, place further bets and Paddy Power will give you up to £250 in free bets
  • Visit Paddy Power for more details

Open Account - Free £250 Bets With Paddypower

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim a £200 signup offer at Bet365

Betfred are amazingly offering double odds on your first bet with them, up to a stake unit of £10. In addition to this you can also claim a £25 free bet.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • If your first bet wins, Betfred double the odds
  • After this, once you have placed a bet of up to £25 they will provide you with a second free bet of £25

Open Account - Free £25 Bet With Betfred

Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.

Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Get free bets totalling £30 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • One a new betting account at Skybet.
  • Deposit and place your first bet and Sky Bet will match with a free bet up to £30.
  • In addition, Skybet will also give you a £10 free bet every week!

Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £50 in free bets to all new clients.

  • Place a £10 single bet and get a £10 free bet
  • Place a £15 double and get a £15 free bet
  • Place a £25 treble and get a £25 free bet

Open Account - Open Account - Free £50 Bets With BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures