Tottenham were in action in the first game back after the World Cup break and Antonio Conte’s side will be the first ones to kick a ball in Premier League action in 2023.
Spurs fought back to secure a 2-2 draw away at Brentford on December 26 with Villa losing 3-1 at home to Liverpool on their own return to action.
Neither side have managed to win since the World Cup break and Conte will be looking to get Tottenham back on track in the coming weeks.
Here’s all the key information on the game including kickoff time, live stream and TV channels, lineups and betting odds.
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What time is Tottenham vs. Aston Villa kick off?
This Premier League clash will kick off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, January 1 at 2:00 p.m local time.
Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:
|Hong Kong||22:00 HKT|
|New Zealand||03:00 NZDT*|
*Game starts on January 2 in these time zones
Tottenham vs. Aston Villa live stream, TV channel
Here’s how to watch all of the action from this match in some of the major territories:
|UK||Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League||Sky Sports|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport||Sky Sports|
|India||Star Sport Select 1||Star Sports Select|
|Hong Kong||621 Now Premier League 1, 620 Now Premier League||now TV|
|Malaysia||Astro Super Sport 3||Super Sport|
|Singapore||222 Hub Premier 2, 221 Hub Premier 1||StarHub TV+|
UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with selected matches on Amazon Prime. Sky has the rights to this match.
USA: The match will not be televised in the US but viewers can stream the game on Peacock.
Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via fuboTV in Canada.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport.
India: Star Sports network has the rights to show Premier League matches in India. As well as an English broadcast on Star Sports Select, select matches will be available via regional feeds on Star Sports 3 (in Bengali, English, Kannada, Malayalam), Star Sports 1 (Bangla) and Star Sports 1 (Tamil).
MORE: Watch every Premier League match live with fuboTV in Canada
Tottenham vs. Aston Villa lineups
Conte has hinted at a starting return for Uruguayan star Rodrigo Bentancur in this game with Yves Bissouma potentially dropping out.
Cristian Romero is back with the squad, following his World Cup celebrations with Argentina, but he is expected to start on the bench.
Tottenham predicted starting XI (3-4-3): Lloris (GK) — Lenglet, Dier, Sanchez — Doherty, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Perisic — Kulusevski, Kane, Son
The returning Emiliano Martinez could start for Villa, with Robin Olsen on the bench, and Danny Ings also back to full fitness.
Aston Villa predicted starting XI (4-4-2): Martinez (GK) — Cash, Konsa, Mings, Digne — Buendia, Kamara, Luiz, McGinn — Ings, Watkins
Tottenham vs. Aston Villa betting odds, prediction
Despite neither side managing to secure a win on their Premier League return, Tottenham are strong favourites to win this clash, as they look to mount a Champions League challenge in 2023.
Villa have impressed so far under Unai Emery but Spurs have won six of their eight home Premier League in 2022/23.
Prediction: Tottenham to win 2-0
|Aston Villa win||+400||17/4||5.00||4.77|
|Over/Under 2.5 goals||-135 /+105||8/11 – 1/1||1.77 – 2.05||1.72 – 2.00|
|Both teams to score Y/N||-130/+100||8/11 – 1/1||1.73 – 2.00||1.71 – 1.91|
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