Aston Villa vs Liverpool betting tips: Carabao Cup quarter-final preview and predictions

Aston Villa vs Liverpool betting tips

This article covers Aston Villa versus Liverpool betting tips and predictions ahead of Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup quarter-final.

Also included is a thorough Aston Villa vs Liverpool betting preview.

Aston Villa vs Liverpool: What are the betting odds?

Aston Villa vs Liverpool betting: Who will win?

Aston Villa are massive favourites to reach the semifinals, priced at 1/4.

Back Liverpool to advance to the final four at 15/2.

Alternatively, back Liverpool to qualify for the semi-finals at 9/2.

The price of a Villa-Liverpool draw is 13/2.

Both teams to score in the Carabao Cup tie is 7/10.

When it comes to goalscorers, Villa’s frontmen lead the way with the bookies.

Back Wesley to open the scoring at 4/1, while Trezeguet is 11/2 to score the first goal of the night.

Back John McGinn to score anytime against Liverpool at 6/5.

Aston Villa vs Liverpool betting prediction: Aston Villa 2 – Liverpool 1

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 26: Jack Grealish of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Aston Villa vs Liverpool: Match preview

The Carabao Cup quarter-finals play out this week, beginning with Aston Villa versus Liverpool on Tuesday.

Aston Villa have won this competition on five previous occasions. The last time they lifted the League Cup was in 1995-96.

Villa have also been runners-up on three occasions. They were last in the final in 2009-10, when they lost to Man United.

Liverpool have won the Carabao Cup eight times – that’s a record.

Moreover, Liverpool have reached the final on another four occasions.

But will Liverpool be knocked out of the cup this midweek?

That’s a huge possibility as Liverpool’s first-team have flown to Qatar to take part in the FIFA Club World Cup.

That means Villa will be playing a Liverpool B-team.

Liverpool’s team at Villa Park will be managed by Reds Under-23 boss Neil Critchley.

For Villa, this situation poses a possible problem.

Villa will be overwhelming favourites to win on Tuesday – can they meet expectations?

Aston Villa team news vs Liverpool

Will Dean Smith ring the changes for Liverpool?

Villa come into the match on the back of three defeats in a row.

Last weekend in the Premier League, Villa lost 2-0 away at Sheffield United.

Jack Grealish missed a penalty for the Villains in the defeat.

Tyrone Mings missed the Sheffield United game with a thigh injury, and the centre-half is expected to be sidelined for several weeks.

Conor Hourihane is also a doubt for the Liverpool match after suffering a knock.

Villa’s other injury problems surround fringe squad members Keinan Davis and Jed Steer.

Harvey Elliott watches from the stands during the Pre-Season Friendly at Prenton Park, Birkenhead. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)

Liverpool team news vs Aston Villa

Liverpool fans may have to turn to Wikipedia to learn about their squad on Tuesday.

Some of the better-known players who are likely to be involved include teenagers Harvey Elliott and Rhian Brewster.

While Elliott and Brewster have both been named on Liverpool’s bench this season in the Premier League, neither player has featured for the Reds in the league.

In addition, Ki-Jana Hoever, Caoimhin Kelleher, Pedro Chirivella, Herbie Kane and Sepp van den Berg have all appeared in the Carabao Cup this season, and could feature at Villa Park.

For the record, Liverpool have taken the following group to Qatar for the Club World Cup:

Liverpool CWC squad: Alisson, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Milner, Keita, Firmino, Mane, Salah, Gomez, Adrian, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Lonergan, Shaqiri, Robertson, Origi, Jones, Alexander-Arnold, Williams.

Predicted Aston Villa line-up vs Liverpool

Predicted Aston Villa line-up vs Liverpool

Predicted Aston Villa line-up vs Liverpool

Predicted Liverpool line-up vs Aston Villa

Predicted Liverpool line-up vs Aston Villa

Predicted Liverpool line-up vs Aston Villa

Highlights: Aston Villa 1 – Liverpool 2

When these teams met in the Premier League in November, Liverpool won 2-1 at Aston Villa.

Trézéguet fired Villa into a 21st minute lead against the Reds.

However, Liverpool won the match with two late goals.

Andy Robertson levelled in the 87th minute, while Sadio Mane scored a memorable winner in the 94th minute.

Aston Villa’s last five games: WDLLL

Villa’s last victory came on November 25 in the Premier League during a 2-0 win against Newcastle United.

Conor Hourihane opened and Anwar El Ghazi bagged the second.

Villa followed that up with a 2-2 draw away at Man United.

Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings found the back of the net at Old Trafford.

However, defeats to Chelsea, Leicester and Sheffield United have soured the mood at Villa Park in recent weeks.

Liverpool’s last five games: WWWWW

All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Liverpool come into the Villa game on a five-match winning streak.

November ended with a 2-1 win over Brighton, while December began with a 5-2 win over Everton at Anfield in the Merseyside derby.

Since the derby, Liverpool have kept clean sheets against Bournemouth, Salzburg and Watford.

Against Watford, Mohamed Salah scored a brace to return to form.

All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Premier League table:

1Liverpool FC29271166214582
2Manchester City28183768313757
3Leicester City29165858283053
4Chelsea FC29146951391248
5Manchester United29129844301445
6Wolverhampton Wanderers29101364134743
7Sheffield United28111073025543
8Tottenham Hotspur29118104740741
9Arsenal FC2891364036440
10Burnley FC29116123440-639
11Crystal Palace29109102632-639
12Everton FC29107123746-937
13Newcastle United2998122541-1635
14Southampton FC29104153552-1734
15Brighton & Hove Albion29611123240-829
16West Ham United2976163550-1527
17Watford FC2969142744-1727
18AFC Bournemouth2976162947-1827
19Aston Villa2874173456-2225
20Norwich City2956182552-2721
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Back Liverpool to beat Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup at 15/2!