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Liverpool will look to play spoiler as Aston Villa tries to secure a top-four finish on the English Premier League table when they meet on Monday. The Reds (23-9-4) have secured a third-place finish, their highest since taking second in 2021-2022. The Villans (20-7-9) are looking to hold off Tottenham for fourth place and need one win in their final two matches to do so. Aston Villa entered weekend play with 67 points, while Hotspur had 63.

Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Liverpool are -130 favorites (risk $130 to win $100) in the latest Aston Villa vs. Liverpool odds. Aston Villa are +300 underdogs, a draw is priced at +320 and the over/under for total match goals is 3.5. Before locking in any Liverpool vs. Aston Villa picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. In 2023, Green was profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+3.05 units), FA Cup (+3.07), EFL Cup (+4.47) and Euro 2024 Qualifiers (+6.30), among others. He also has been solid with his Premier League picks this year, going 21-14 (+6.92).

Now, Green has broken down Aston Villa vs. Liverpool from every angle and revealed his picks and English Premier League predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Liverpool vs. Aston Villa:

  • Aston Villa vs. Liverpool money line: Aston Villa +300, Liverpool -130, Draw +320
  • Aston Villa vs. Liverpool over/under: 3.5 goals
  • Aston Villa vs. Liverpool spread: Liverpool -0.5 (-135)
  • AV: Have scored 73 goals in EPL play, tied with Chelsea for fifth-most
  • LIV: Have a plus-43 goal differential in league play in 2023-24
  • Aston Villa vs. Liverpool picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back Liverpool

Forward Luis Diaz is capable of providing offense for the Reds. The 27-year-old Colombian registered an assist on three shots, including two on target in a 2-2 draw at West Ham United on April 27. He had a goal on six shots, including two on target, in a 2-2 draw at Manchester United on April 7. In EPL play this season, he has eight goals and five assists in 35 appearances, including 30 starts.

Another scoring option for Liverpool has been 24-year-old Cody Gakpo of the Netherlands. He has one goal and two assists over the past three matches. He has taken 14 shots, including five on target during that stretch. In 33 appearances for the Reds, including 15 starts, Gakpo has seven goals and five assists. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back Aston Villa

Forward Ollie Watkins helps power the Villans offense. In 35 appearances, all starts, Watkins has scored 19 goals and added 13 assists on 101 shots, including 46 on target. In two matches against Olympiacos in the UEFA Conference League, he scored one goal on nine shots, including three on target. He had two assists in a 3-1 win over Bournemouth on April 21.

Midfielder Leon Bailey also helps provide offense. The 26-year-old Jamaican has played in 34 matches, including 21 starts, and scored 10 goals, while adding nine assists on 49 shots, including 16 on target. In the win over Bournemouth on April 21, he scored a goal and added an assist. He also scored a goal in a 2-0 win at Arsenal on April 14. See which team to pick here.

How to make Liverpool vs. Aston Villa picks

Green has broken down the match from every possible angle and is leaning Over on the total. He also has locked in two confident best bets, including one that offers a plus-money payout, and is offering a full breakdown of this English Premier League clash. He’s sharing his Premier League picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins Aston Villa vs. Liverpool, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Liverpool vs. Aston Villa have all the value, all from the soccer expert who has been profitable across multiple leagues, and find out.

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