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Liverpool vs Watford: Match preview and betting suggestions

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Ace Football previews the Premier League round 31 match between Liverpool and Watford and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Struggling Watford are most likely in for a tough assignment, when going up against Liverpool this coming Saturday at Anfield. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here.

Position in the Premier League standings: Liverpool vs Watford

As the current Premier League standings show us, the difference between the two teams is 47 points. Even though Watford cannot overtake Liverpool in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Liverpool, who are 2nd with 69 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Saturday.

Latest form and previous Premier League encounters between Liverpool and Watford

Liverpool on a roll

Liverpool will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Liverpool have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-2 win against Brighton. They went on to beat Arsenal by 0-2, before also getting the better of Nottingham F. in a 0-1 victory.

Watford enjoy steady progress

Watford suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches as they were run over by Arsenal in a 2-3 defeat. Wolves also proved too hard to handle as they won 4-0, before the Hornets were able to strike back last time out in a 1-2 win against Southampton.

Fixture history: Liverpool vs Watford

Watford got knocked out when the Reds took a 5-0 win in their latest Premier League encounter. It served as pay back for the 3-0 defeat, they handed out in the reverse match.

Highlights from the last match between Liverpool and Watford:

Betting stats and facts for Liverpool and Watford

Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Liverpool and Watford. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.

  • Liverpool have won 15 of the last 16 matches
  • Liverpool have scored in 28 of the last 30 home matches
  • Liverpool have not conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Watford have not won 16 of the last 18 matches
  • Watford have conceded in 6 of the last 8 matches
  • Liverpool have won the last 6 home matches versus Watford in a row
  • In 6 of the last 7 Liverpool matches versus Watford the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Liverpool have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches versus Watford

Players to focus on in Liverpool vs Watford

Mohamed Salah has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Liverpool will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Watford will be looking to Juan Hernandez in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his last 6 games.

Best betting tips: Liverpool vs Watford

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this Premier League match, which are based on the above statements. Besides the main prediction for this game, we have also come up with some lower and higher risk alternatives.