Liverpool vs Leicester: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds
Wednesday, January 30th 2019 @15:00
Seven defeats in 10 games has left Leicester boss Claude Puel under severe pressure, so a trip to free scoring table toppers Liverpool is the last thing on Puel’s wish list.
The title race continues in Liverpool as Leicester City aim to be the first team this season to defeat the Reds at Anfield in the Premier League.
However, look away now Foxes fans as the omens are not good for an upset as no win at Anfield since 2000 can testify.
Seven trips to the Reds home patch has followed since and no wins recorded for Leicester in that time and to make matters worse, Liverpool are unbeaten in the league at home this campaign.
The Foxes have also lost their last two games on the road in all competitions including that embarrassing loss to Newport County in the third round of the FA Cup.
One cannot look beyond a home win, so the question then becomes what will the score line be?
The last five Premier League meetings between the two has seen both sides score, and the Foxes have netted in their last four away games making both teams to score a smart way to go with top betting sites when looking for a punt.
However, Liverpool have been rampant at home and only conceded six all season scoring 31 in the process making a 3-1 home win the best predicted score with popular sportsbooks for this game.
- Both teams to score
This has been the outcome in the last Premier League meetings between the two and you have to go back to the 15th December for the last time the Foxes failed to net in an away game in all competitions.
- Liverpool to win and both teams to score is
Take the above bet even further by backing the Reds to make it 11 wins from 12 home games this season.
Leicester have not beaten Liverpool at Anfield since the year 2000 and come into the game on a three-game losing streak in all competitions.
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Head To Head
Liverpool enjoy the recent success in the head to heads having already recorded a 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture back in September.
However, Leicester did mange to take a win against the Reds in September 2017 during the early rounds of that seasons EFL Cup with a 2-0 home win.
Overall, Liverpool have beaten Leicester City 48 times with the Foxes recording 39 wins and a total of 24 draws.
- The first ever meeting between the two was in 1895 when Liverpool beat Leicester Fosse 3-1 in Division Two.
- Liverpool are the only side in the Premier League yet to lose a home game this season.
- Liverpool’s Mo Salah is once again the leading scorer in the Premier League with 16 goals.
- Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has missed 11 big chances this season according to Premier League statistics.
- Liverpool have received the fewest yellow cards this season with just 20 whilst the Foxes have picked up 37.