The prices from the bookmakers certainly reflect the form put on show lately by Liverpool. The Villans could be in for a whacking, as Liverpool has looked in awesome shape. Following 15 matches, Liverpool rank 2nd in the Premier League on 34 points. That leaves a gap of 15 points to Aston Villa, who sit 10th after collecting 19 points.
It is Steven Gerrards return to Anfield as a manager, when Liverpool look to inflict more misery on lowly placed Aston Villa on Saturday. How will Captain Fantastic fare against Mister Klopp? No doubt he is in for a very warm reception at his old hunting ground.
The Reds arrive at their next Premier League match, averaging a fabulous 3.2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 32 goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times.
Aston Villa travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 13 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times. Our team at BetFootball have all the betting predictions you need for this match!
Stats and facts for Liverpool and Aston Villa.
- Liverpool has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- Liverpool has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Liverpool scored in the last 26 of 28 matches.
- Aston Villa scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Aston Villa's last 7 of 9 matches;
- Aston Villa conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Both teams scored in Aston Villa's last 7 of 9 matches.
Current form — Liverpool v. Aston Villa
Liverpool continue to sparkle
Liverpool have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-4 win against Everton. They went on to beat Wolves by 0-1, before also getting the better of AC Milan in a 1-2 victory.
Aston Villa hope to boost points tally
Aston Villa are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Crystal Palace by 1-2. Following that up proved too difficult as they lost 1-2 against Manchester City, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Leicester.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, The Reds seem in with a good shot of another win against Aston Villa. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.25. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an
away win are 11.00.
Liverpool v. Aston Villa — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the Premier League, back in April 2021, Liverpool collected all three points. Bear that in mind before you decide on an accumulator for the weekend, depending on how you want to bet on football.
Liverpool head into their upcoming match against Aston Villa with a 70% winning record in recent Premier League meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 7-1-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 20%.
The Reds have had the upper hand against Aston Villa in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again this coming Saturday.
Current table in the Premier League
As the current Premier League standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 15 points. Even though Aston Villa cannot overtake Liverpool in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Liverpool, who are now number 2 with 34 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Man of the Moment
It is difficult to look past Ollie Watkins, when searching for a goalscorer. He seems in wonderful shape and hit the target 3 times in recent matches for Aston Villa. His season total reads 4 goals scored in Premier League matches right now.
With 4 goals lately for The Reds, Diogo Jota is the player to look out for. He will be gunning for more Premier League goals on Saturday.