FA Cup betting preview: Millwall v Aston Villa
Championship Millwall will be hoping for an FA Cup upset when they host Premier League strugglers Aston Villa tonight.
The Lions currently sit ninth in the second tier, five points off the play-off places, while their midlands opponents occupy 17th spot in the top flight, just one point above the relegation zone.
Millwall will be without injured striker Nathan Tyson for the match, while fellow frontman Darius Henderson left for Nottingham Forest on Thursday.
Winger Martyn Woolford is cup-tied, defender Shane Lowry is suspended and midfielder Scott Malone is injured, although fellow midfielder Liam Feeney has returned to fitness.
Villa defenders Nathan Baker and Richard Dunne are missing with hamstring and groin injuries respectively, while midfielder Ashley Westwood and striker Jordan Bowery are both available having been cup-tied for the midweek League Cup semi-final.
Online bookmakers Bwin make Millwall 2.35 favourites for the match, with Villa offered at 2.85. The draw is priced at 3.30.
Villa striker Christian Benteke is 5.75 favourite to score the first goal, while the Belgian is priced at 2.4 to score at anytime.