Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Liverpool and Brentford and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Liverpool hope to get their groove back for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Brentford at Anfield.
Without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, the wasteful Reds were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man Arsenal in the first leg of last week’s EFL Cup semi-final tie.
They hope to do better here, with second-place in the Premier League table up for grabs. Brentford, who are in 14th in the standings, head to Anfield on the back of a humbling 4-1 defeat to Southampton.
Facts and figures for Liverpool vs Brentford in Premier League.
- Liverpool have not lost the last 25 home matches in a row
- Liverpool have scored in 44 of the last 46 matches
- Liverpool have won 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Liverpool have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
- Brentford have conceded in 17 of the last 18 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 away matches Brentford played, both teams scored
- Brentford have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
- Brentford have scored in the last 3 matches in a row
Current form — Liverpool vs Brentford
The Reds struggling for results
Liverpool go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Chelsea. They went on to beat Shrewsbury 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Arsenal in a 0-0 draw.<br>
The Bees continue to look blunt
Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last 3 matches for Brentford. They first took out Aston Villa by 2-1 before downing Port Vale by 1-4. The winning streak came to an end against Southampton, who ran out 4-1 winners.
How do the bookies view it?
Liverpool head into their latest Premier League match billed as the strong favorites to take home the spoils of victory. The Reds are priced at 1.34 with Mr. Green to claim all 3 points. A draw pays out at 6.50 with Leo Vegas, while Betfair is offering odds of 12.00 for Brentford to cause an upset.
Liverpool vs Brentford — fixture history
The last time these teams faced each other, the game finished with a 3-3 scoreline.
Liverpool enter the match against Brentford with a 0-1-0 record in their previous 1 encounter in the Premier League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for the Reds, with the away side victorious in 0% of the last 1 encounter.
Current table in the Premier League
As the current Premier League standings show us, the difference between the two teams is 19 points. Even though Brentford 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 ranked 3rd with 42 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Sunday.
With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane at AFCON, Diogo Jota will carry the goal burden in their place. The Portuguese ace has scored 4 goals in recent matches. Brentford, meanwhile, have struggled for goals. Not one of their players have managed to find the back of the net more than once recently.