Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Brentford and Liverpool and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Saturday’s Premier League action closes with a clash between Brentford and Liverpool over in west London.
Life in the English top-flight has fared Brentford well. The Bees are up in ninth place in the league table, having amassed eight points from their opening five games. They have lost only once so far and cannot be taken lightly.
Off the back of a commanding EFL Cup win over Norwich, Liverpool are in a strong run of form themselves. The Reds sit level on 13 points with Chelsea and Manchester United are the top of the standings. They’ve won four and drawn one of their five games.
Let’s have a look at the form of both sides and the stats from their previous encounters to come up with a reasonable betting prediction.
Stats and Analysis in the Premier League
Brentford have kept the goals at a minimum on their first appearance back in the English top-flight since 1947. In their opening 5 Premier League fixtures, the Bees have hit the target 1.2 times on average per game, scoring 6 goals along the way. They also kept 3 clean sheets, conceding 2 goals for an average of 0.4 per game.
While Liverpool have enjoyed a solid start to the season. The Reds have scored 12 goals for an average of 2.4 goals per game in their first 5 Premier League fixtures. They conceded 1 goal, an average of 0.2 per game, and kept 4 clean sheets.
Facts and figures for Brentford vs Liverpool
Fun stats Brentford
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brentford’s last 5 matches in the row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brentford’s last 5 of 5 matches.
Fun stats Liverpool
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 15 matches in a row;
- Liverpool has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Liverpool has won in the last 9 of 10 matches.
Form Brentford vs Liverpool
Bees continue to collect points.
Brentford will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings, Thomas Frank’s side achieved a 1-0 defeat against Brighton and went on to a 2-0 win against Wolves. Their latest game produced a 7-0 win against Oldham in the EFL Cup.
Reds are looking formidable.
Liverpool keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. In their last 3 matches, Jurgen Klopp’s side played out a 3-2 win against AC Milan in the Champions League, followed by a 3-0 Premier League win against Crystal Palace. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 win against Norwich in the EFL Cup.
Brentford v Liverpool – Fixture history
This is Liverpool’s first visit to Brentford, who won promotion from the Championship last season, in the top English division since 1947.
It is tempting to look at Marcus Forss as a possible marksman for Brentford, as he has provided the team with 5 goals in their previous 6 outings. Mohamed Salah has certainly delivered the goods for Liverpool in recent matches. Every opponent will have him singled out as a potential threat following the 4 goals he has managed in the previous 6 games.