AVFC Statistics and Villa in Four Numbers

Villa in Four: Everything is going to be okay!

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We take a look at the statistics that show there's no reason to panic despite Villa not making a signing on deadline day.

The results against the bottom sides matter more

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Villa's performances against the top sides last season were right in line with Southampton, Stoke City, and Crystal Palace. But it's the results against their fellow minnows that cost them from...

Early part of the season will be toughest for Villa

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While Aston Villa could quickly improve over last season's squad in the first half of the season, doing so will be quite difficult.

Squad numbers released!

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Aston Villa have released their squad numbers for the 2014-15 season, and that means it's time to speculate wildly!

Villa could make gains in season's first half

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If we look at corresponding fixtures, Aston Villa can put a lot of distance between themselves and last year's team in the first half of the season.

Numbers tell us useless things: Lambert's tenure

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The Birmingham Mail have done some research into how long managers stay on after new owners arrive. Too bad the numbers don't really tell us much.

Sylla was our talisman, and that explains so much

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Statistics can tell us many things. They can also obfuscate the truth and tell us deceitful lies.

Comparing this season's Villa to last season

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A look at how Aston Villa fared in corresponding fixtures between this season and last.

Villa still haven't 100% guaranteed safety

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Aston Villa are virtually guaranteed to be in the Premier League next year, but they've got to wait for one more result to be totally certain.

Hull fighting history in trip to Villa Park

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When Hull City face Aston Villa tomorrow, they will be going up against one of the stranger anomalies in football.

Relegation probability update!

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One last update on relegation chances before we head into the season's most crucial weekend.

Referees named for next two AVFC matches

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Mike Dean and Michael Oliver have been named as referees for Aston Villa's next two matches. The problem is, the club haven't won in years in a match overseen by either of this pair. Is it a...

Relegation scenarios in plain English

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We've done a lot of math lately while talking about the relegation battle. Let's look at it in plain English.

Relegation probability update for Sunday evening

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An updated look at relegation probabilities after Sunderland's massive 4-0 win over Cardiff City

All 108 scenarios for the bottom six

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We've got a visual guide to the last matches of the Premier League season for the bottom six teams. Who do you think ends up going down?

Updated relegation odds for Saturday, April 26

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Villa suffered a terrible 4-1 defeat to Swansea today, but did it change their probability of staying up by much?

How many points will it take to avoid relegation?

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We've run the numbers again and can now tell you how many points it will probably take to avoid relegation.

Relegation probabilities: we did the math!

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We've run the probabilities on the remaining 324 scenarios for the Premier League's bottom six teams, and here's who is most likely to be relegated.

Villa Park feeling more like home

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The truism for the first half of Aston Villa's season was that Villa were better on the road. That may be changing.

Villa's defense among the best in the league

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In Saturday's win against Chelsea, Aston Villa's defense added another piece of evidence that they are among the league's best.

Mail says AVFC finish 10th for the wrong reason

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The Birmingham Mail published a piece today that argues Villa will finish 10th. They may, but the reasoning doesn't make a ton of sense.

Villa's defense is the club's foundation

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The results haven't been there for Aston Villa this season, but it's certainly not the fault of their defense.

Visualizing the rest of the league's goals

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A look at the results that teams around the league get when they score two or more goals. The good news: Aston Villa are better than average.

Visualizing Villa's goals

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Aston Villa are a team who can't seem to score consistently. What does that mean for the club now, and what could it mean?

Villa have begun a new goalless streak

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Remember that goalless drought earlier in the season? It seems that Villa are paying it another visit.

Villa in Four: Attack helps lagging defense

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Looking at the newly-resurgent Aston Villa attack and wondering why the defense can't stay strong.

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