Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Liverpool and Leicester City and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Liverpool take on visitors Leicester City at Anfield in a third-round EFL Cup tie on Wednesday.
Liverpool vs Leicester City Preview
Liverpool are currently in good form, having won their last three matches. Their winning streak started with a 1-3 victory against Wolverhampton, followed by another 1-3 win against LASK. They continued their successful run by defeating West Ham with a score of 3-1. In the EFL Cup, Liverpool achieved three wins in their last six home matches, along with one draw and two losses. During these matches, they have scored 26 goals and conceded 25 goals.
Leicester City Form
Leicester City are in excellent form, winning their last three matches consecutively. They began with a convincing 4-1 victory over Southampton, followed by a 2-0 win against Norwich, and a narrow 1-0 win against Bristol City. In the EFL Cup, Leicester City achieved an impressive record of four wins out of six away matches, with no draws but two defeats. They have scored a total of 17 goals while conceding 11.
Liverpool vs Leicester City Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Liverpool and Leicester City. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Liverpool have scored in the last 19 matches in a row
- Liverpool have scored in 29 of the last 30 home matches
- Liverpool have not lost 19 of the last 20 matches
- Liverpool have not lost the last 11 home matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Liverpool played, both teams scored
- Leicester have won 4 of the last 5 away matches without conceding a goal
- Leicester have won the last 5 away matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Leicester have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Leicester have won 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Leicester matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Liverpool vs Leicester City – In-form players
Liverpool will be banking on the goal-scoring prowess of Diogo Jota, who has netted five times in six EFL Cup matches. In their clash against Leicester City, he’ll be a key asset for the team. Meanwhile, the visitors will be turning to Jamie Vardy, who has contributed six EFL Cup goals, to lead their attack.
Liverpool vs Leicester City Betting Tips
Liverpool have been formidable in their last 10 home matches, securing eight victories and sharing the points in two draws. On the other hand, Leicester City displayed strength on the road, winning seven of their last 10 away matches, with two draws and just one loss. Both teams’ recent records suggest a competitive clash ahead.
Both teams to score
Liverpool have been quick off the mark, scoring the opening goal in six of their last 10 games. Meanwhile, their upcoming opponent, Leicester City, have been even more prolific in this regard, taking the lead in eight of their last 10 matches. It sets the stage for an intriguing battle between two teams with a knack for striking first.
In nine out of Liverpool’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals, with an average of 2.8 goals per match. Leicester City also had over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten outings, scoring an average of 1.8 goals in those matches.
Match predictions: Liverpool vs Leicester City
To sum up, the upcoming match between Liverpool and Leicester City seems to be a good betting opportunity.