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Premier League: Liverpool vs Chelsea – Match preview and betting tip

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The Premier League clash at Anfield this coming Saturday sees Liverpool hosting opponents Chelsea.

The two sides enter the match level with 28 points after 18 matches, with Liverpool sitting ninth in the Premier League table and Chelsea 10th.

Team form: Liverpool vs Chelsea

Liverpool Form

Liverpool hope for some consistency, as their last three matches added four points to their account. A meeting with Wolverhampton resulted in a 2-2 draw, followed by a 3-0 defeat against Brighton, before beating Wolverhampton by 0-1. The Reds have won four of their last six Premier League matches on home soil, drawing once and losing once. They conceded seven and scored 11 goals.

Chelsea Form

In their last three matches, Chelsea lost against Manchester City and Fulham by 4-0 and 2-1, respectively, and beat Crystal Palace by 1-0. The Blues only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Premier League. In these six matches, they drew two and lost three as well as being outscored by eight goals to five.

Betting stats and facts for Liverpool and Chelsea

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Liverpool and Chelsea played across all competitions.

  • In the last 11 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Liverpool have scored in the last 16 home matches in a row
  • In 10 of the last 11 matches Liverpool played, both teams scored
  • Liverpool have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Liverpool have conceded in the last 11 matches in a row
  • In 24 of the last 26 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 13 of the last 15 Chelsea away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have lost 5 of the last 6 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 8 of the last 10 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Chelsea have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches

Players in form: Liverpool vs Chelsea

Mohamed Salah is the most prolific Premier League scorer for the home team, with three goals recently. Liverpool will undoubtedly rely on him to shine once again in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Chelsea will be looking to Kai Havertz, hoping he can add to his current total of two goals in his latest game.

Betting markets: Liverpool vs Chelsea

Full-time result

Liverpool claimed seven wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing two. Chelsea won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost five of these matches.

Both teams to score

Liverpool scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Chelsea got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Liverpool managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Chelsea kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. That said, the Blues have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Liverpool when playing away.

Total goals

Liverpool scored an average of 1.9 goals in the past ten matches at Anfield across the tournaments and over 2.5 goals came out nine times. Over 2.5 goals came up in two of Chelsea’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.5 goals in these matches. Liverpool conceded a goal in their previous 8 matches on the spin.

Betting tip: Liverpool vs Chelsea

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Liverpool and Chelsea seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.