Liverpool vs. Aston Villa Preview
Liverpool welcome Aston Villa to Anfield on Saturday afternoon, hoping to build on last weekend’s impressive come from behind victory at Upton Park.
The hosts, who rose into the top half following that win last time out, welcome back top scorer Luis Suarez following a one match suspension while Jose Enrique is also set to be fit after being taken off with a hamstring injury after just 27minutes on Sunday.
Suarez is the favourite to open the scoring with Bet Victor offering the best price of 4.2 (16/5), whilst captain Steven Gerrard, who hasn’t scored in ten league games, is widely available at 8.0 (7/1).
The Reds are 1.40 (2/5) favourites to take all three points, with the visitors can be backed with a variety of firms at 9.0 (8/1). The draw is 4.8 (19/5) with Bet Victor.
Aston Villa go into the game after their impressive 4-1 victory against Norwich City at Carrow Road in the League Cup quarter final.
Paul Lambert’s men are now unbeaten in five games in all competitions, though they have drawn three of their last four league matches.
Enda Stevens and Darren Bent will miss the trip to Merseyside, though defenders Ron Vlaar and Joe Bennet could feature following their respective injuries.
Top scorer Christian Benteke is 13.0 (12/1) with Bet 365 to get the first goal of the game, whilst Andreas Weimann, who grabbed a brace in Tuesday’s win, is available at 17.0 (16/1) with the same firm.