Fulham vs Aston Villa: Prediction, team news, starting line ups, live, TV, online, head to head and odds - Championship preview

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Fulham take on Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on Monday looking to record their third win on the bounce as they target a place in the play-offs.

Slavisa Jokanovic’s side recorded an impressive 3-1 win away to Norwich City on Saturday despite going down to ten men after Chris Martin was sent off.

Villa lost 3-1 at home to Reading on Saturday, and Fulham will be confident of another win as they target a late push for Premier League promotion.

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START TIME

The match kicks off at Craven Cottage at 2.45pm, Monday April 17.

TV AND LIVE ONLINE COVERAGE

The match will be televised live on Sky Sports 1, with coverage starting from 2.30pm.

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TEAM NEWS

Fulham are set to be without striker Chris Martin following his red card in Saturday’s victory at Norwich, though the club are appealing the decision.

Lucas Piazon is likely to deputise, while Marcus Bettinelli is expected to continue in goal ahead of David Button.

POSSIBLE STARTING LINE-UPS

Fulham: Bettinelli; Fredericks, Kalas, Ream, Malone; Johansen, McDonald, Aluko, Cairney, Ayite; Piazon

Aston Villa: Johnstone, Hutton, Chester, Baker, Amavi, Hourihane, Jedinak, Lansbury, Bacuna, Kodjia, Adomah

HEAD TO HEAD

Fulham wins 21
Aston Villa wins 22
Draws 21

PREDICTION

BETTING ODDS (via 888Sport)

  • Fulham to win: 19/25
  • Draw: 51/20
  • Aston Villa to win: 18/5

Click here to make a bet. Odds correct as of 11am on April 16.

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