2024 FA Cup selections, Feb. 7 best bets by verified expert: Aston Villa vs. Chelsea prediction, odds, line, timing

The 2023-24 FA Cup fourth round at Chelsea on Wednesday is Aston Villa's second opportunity to advance. The Jan. 26 draw at Stamford Bridge necessitated a replay to determine the fifth-round winner. 

The Villa Park game starts at 3 p.m. ET. Aston Villa are -104 favorites (risk $104 to win $100) against Chelsea, who are +240 underdogs. +265 is the 90-minute draw price and 2.5 is the total goals over/under.

Before making any Chelsea vs. Aston Villa predictions, consult SportsLine's soccer expert Martin Green.

After several years in sports betting, Green became a professional sports journalist and handicapper, covering the game internationally.

Like  Share And Save

Following the 2022 Men's World Cup, Green has profited in the Champions League (+3.05 units), FA Cup (+3.07), EFL Cup (+4.47), and Euro 2024 qualifications (+6.30).

Green has analysed Aston Villa vs. Chelsea from every perspective and delivered his FA Cup predictions. Visit SportsLine to see Green's choices. Chelsea vs. Aston Villa betting odds and trends

The Villans scored two goals in four matches across all competitions in January before getting on track offensively over the weekend. 

Five different players scored as Aston Villa beat Sheffield United 5-0 on Saturday in the Premier League. With 11 goals, striker Ollie Watkins is tied for seventh in the EPL.

After a six-game drought in all competitions, 28-year-old Watkins has scored in his previous two Premier League games. He leads the EPL with a career-high 10 assists and is great at setting up goals.

Chelsea's 4-0 FA Cup third-round win against Preston North End saw 21-year-old Palmer assist but not score. Blues defender Thiago Silva scored in that match and Sunday's 4-2 EPL loss to Wolves. 

Nicolas Jackson, who is second on the squad with seven Premier League goals, has gone nine games without a goal in all competitions. Chelsea hopes he can snap his slump. Choose a team here.

Green has analyzed Wednesday's encounter from every perspective and is betting Over on goals. 

Who wins Aston Villa vs. Chelsea, and where is the betting value? Visit SportsLine today to find out which Chelsea vs. Aston Villa bets offer the most value from a soccer expert who wins across leagues.

More Stories