The Black Cats have only won three of their last 39 away games in the Barclays Premier League and one in 10 this season.
For those reasons, Villa are 2.16 to win the game but it may pay to go with a win by a single goal, as has been the case in four of this season's five wins to date at the better odds of 3.20.
A 2-1 victory is a 8.50 chance.
188BET suggested a bet on Villa with a goal and a half start against Chelsea at odds of 2.04 which would have been a winner even without Ciaran Clarke's late leveller.
The draw was a 7.0 chance after John Terry had put the home side in front but it was a great way to end the game and will hopefully have the team buzzing for the visit of Sunderland.
Six goals from the first game of 2011 is in keeping with the goal glut at Villa Park since the scoreless draw with Birmingham.
There have been 21 scored in the last five home games and three or more on Wednesday night is odds against at 2.01 which looks like a good bet.
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