Liverpool vs Aston Villa EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Liverpool vs Aston Villa Prediction 5/13/2024

Liverpool (23-4-9) travel to face off against Aston Villa (20-9-7) on Monday, May 13th. This match will be played at Villa Park in Birmingham. Liverpool is coming off a win in their previous match, while Aston Villa will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Liverpool. The match is scheduled for 3:00 PM ET.

Liverpool vs Aston Villa

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Liverpool Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Liverpool hosted Tottenham Hotspur and came away with a 4-2 win. The money line payout for a Liverpool win was -241, and the six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Liverpool’s offensive attack took a total of 25 shots and 13 shots on goal. Four different players found the net for Liverpool, and three different players also finished with at least one assist. Mohamed Salah and Harvey Elliot each finished with four shots on goal.

On the defensive end, Liverpool allowed two goals on Tottenham Hotspur’s six shots on goal. Alisson finished with four saves, and the Liverpool defense had a total of 11 interceptions and four blocked shots.

As Liverpool heads to Aston Villa, they are looking to keep pace with Manchester City, who is 4 points ahead of them in the EPL standings. Overall, Liverpool is 23-4-9, and their 78 points are 14 points ahead of Aston Villa. On the road, Liverpool has been solid, going 9-3-6. Over their last four matches, Liverpool has gone 2-1-1, with their only loss coming against 15th-ranked Everton. Following this match, Liverpool will return home to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on May 19th.

Aston Villa Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Aston Villa will be looking to bounce back from a tough 1-0 loss to Brighton & Hove Albion. This match took place on the road, and the money line payout for an Aston Villa win was +173. The one goal scored fell short of the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Overall, Aston Villa’s offense took two shots, with one shot being on target. Moussa Diaby was the only player to have a shot on goal, and he also took one shot that didn’t find the target.

On the defensive end, Aston Villa allowed a total of 15 shots and eight shots on goal. Robin Olsen finished with a total of seven saves. The club’s defense played well in terms of interceptions, finishing with nine.

In the EPL standings, Aston Villa is currently in 4th place, trailing Liverpool by 11 points. Overall, Aston Villa has a record of 20-9-7, including a road record of 8-6-4 and a home record of 12-3-3. Over their last six matches, Aston Villa has gone 2-2-2, including a loss to Brighton & Hove Albion and a draw with Chelsea. Following this match against Liverpool, Aston Villa will be on the road once again, taking on Crystal Palace on May 19th.

Liverpool Offense Breakdown

So far this season, Liverpool has been one of the most dangerous offensive teams in the EPL, ranking 4th in goals scored and 2nd in shots on goal. They have also been the best team in the league at earning corner kicks, averaging 7.6 per match. In fact, they have had more corners than their opponents in 69.4% of their matches. Leading the way for Liverpool has been Mohamed Salah, who is 6th in the EPL in goals scored and 2nd in shots on goal. Salah has scored 18 goals this season, which is tops on the team and 6th in the league.

Aston Villa Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Aston Villa has been one of the more efficient teams in the EPL, ranking 6th in goals per match at 1.9. They’ve been able to generate shots on goal at a rate of 5.1 per match, which is 9th in the league. However, they’ve taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in each of their last nine matches. They’ve also been strong in the passing game, completing 85.7% of their passes, which is 5th in the league. Ollie Watkins has been their top scorer this season, ranking 4th in the EPL with 19 goals. He’s also 3rd in the league in shots on goal and leads Aston Villa in both categories.

Liverpool Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match with Aston Villa, Liverpool’s defense is 3rd in the EPL in goals allowed at 1.1 per match. However, over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 1.8 goals per match. They are also 1st in the EPL in blocked shots and 17th in interceptions. Keeper Alisson is 8th in the EPL in clean sheets with seven, and he is 14th in saves. Over their last four matches, they have given up two goals twice.

Aston Villa Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Liverpool, Aston Villa’s defense is 5th in the EPL in goals allowed per match (1.5). Over their last four matches, they have given up just one goal to Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouth, but they did give up two goals to Chelsea FC. Overall, they have eight clean sheets this season, which is 5th in the EPL. Keeper Emiliano Martínez is 12th in the EPL with 90 saves and is 5th in clean sheets with eight. Aston Villa’s defense is 9th in blocked shots and 19th in interceptions and fouls.

Liverpool vs Aston Villa Prediction

Looking at how we expect this Liverpool vs Aston Villa EPL matchup to play out, we are going to take Liverpool on the money line at -140. Our projections have this one finishing with a final score of 3-2 in favor of Liverpool. Coming into the match, Liverpool is 4th in the EPL in goals scored and 2nd in shots on goal. Our projections have Mohamed Salah as the top goal scorer for Liverpool and Ollie Watkins as the best bet to score for Aston Villa.

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