With both teams placed mid-table The Reds and The Blues have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Premier League. Liverpool find themselves placed 6th in the table on 43 points from 26 matches. On an decent 5th place The Blues are 1 point ahead in the standings.
Liverpool will be eager to close the gap on The Blues in the Premier League table on Thursday.
Stats and facts for Liverpool and Chelsea.
- Liverpool has lost the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Liverpool did not win the last 6 matches in a row at home;
- Liverpool has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Liverpool has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 9 of 11 matches;
- Chelsea scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Form Of Both Teams
A win for Liverpool last week can’t cover the fact that league form has been awful in recent weeks. In their previous 3 matches Liverpool got a 2-0 win against RB Leipzig in the Champions League and went on to a 2-0 defeat against Everton. Their latest match served up a 2-0 win against Sheffield United.
The Blues will be out to extend their fine run of results in the league lately. In their last 3 matches The Blues ended with a 1-1 draw against Southampton, followed by a 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Their most recent match brought a 0-0 draw with Manchester United.
Liverpool are the bookies favorite but in current form siding with outsiders The Blues at odds 3.20 look a decent value pick.
The last time the pair played each other Liverpool came away as 2-0 winners back in September 2020 in a match in the England – Premier League Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 7 of the last 10 matches. Liverpool go into the match with a 5-4-1 advantage against Chelsea in the Premier League.
The Reds lie 6th in the table on 43 points from 26 games. 1 point ahead following the first 26 matches The Blues find themselves in a expectable 5th place.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Liverpool to win pays out at 2.25, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, while an away win for Chelsea returns you odds 3.20. Liverpool won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Chelsea lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 63%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a modest payout of odds 1.60 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.30. The last 10 home league games for Liverpool averaged 2.4 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Chelsea the average total goals were 2.2 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 58% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.73 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.00. Liverpool’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.4 goals per match. 3 of Liverpool’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Chelsea’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 3 of Chelsea’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.