Liverpool v Tottenham Football Betting Preview & Tips

Liverpool v Tottenham Football Betting Preview & Tips

by 29th March 2016

Liverpool host Tottenham on Saturday in the Premier League. Betting preview from our football expert, plus his recommended betting tips and their best odds.

Match Odds
Liverpool 6/4 – Draw 23/10Tottenham 9/5
Betting odds for Liverpool v Tottenham shown are this week from Corals and are subject to change

Kick Off – 17.30pm Saturday 2nd April 2016 – Live on Sky Sports 1

Tottenham visit Liverpool’s Anfield in Saturday’s late Premier League kick-off, as the north London team look to continue their title challenge.

Liverpool’s inconsistent campaign continued last time out with a 3-2 defeat at Southampton, despite establishing a two-goal lead through strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge. However, a second half double from winger Sadio Mane and a goal from Graziano Pelle were enough to seal a remarkable fightback.

The draw leaves Jurgen Klopp’s side in ninth position in the Premier League table and hampered the Reds hopes of making a late surge for fourth-spot, as they are now seven points behind Manchester City, although they do have a game in-hand on the Citizens.

Tottenham maintained their challenge for the Premier League title last time out with a 3-0 win over Bournemouth at White Hart Lane. Harry Kane scored twice, before Christian Eriksen fired home a third for the north London club.

The win means that second-place Tottenham are now five points behind Premier League leaders Leicester with just seven league games remaining.

Harry Kane’s double against Bournemouth means he is now the league’s top scorer with 21 goals this season, including five in his last three Premier League appearances.

Recommended Betting Tip

William Hill Bookmaker

Goals are assured and we take a chance with the score to finish 2-2 – Best odds of 16/1 with William Hill

Facts And Figures

Liverpool have enjoyed the better record in the 47 Premier League meetings, recording 22 victories. Tottenham have won 13 times and there has also been 12 draws.

The 23 Premier League meetings at Anfield are weighted far more in Liverpool’s favour, as they have recorded 15 wins. Spurs have claimed just two wins and six games have finished in draws.

Tottenham have not won any of the last six meetings between these two teams in all competitions, with Liverpool recording five wins in that period.

Both sides have been prolific in recent Premier League games. Liverpool have scored at least two goals in their last five top-flight games, while Spurs have scored two or more goals in five of their last six Premier League outings.

Tottenham have won four out of their last five away games in the Premier League.

Team Selection And News

Defender Joe Gomez and striker Danny Ings have long-term injuries, while midfielder Lucas Leiva will miss out through injury. Full-back Alberto Moreno, attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino and strikers Divock Origi and Christian Benteke are all doubts for this clash.

The visitors are definitely without Algerian international midfielder Nabil Bentaleb through injury. Centre-back Jan Vertonghen and striker Clinton N’Jie have an outside chance of making the game following injury. Full-back Ban Davies is an injury doubt, but is expected to be fit enough to feature.

Possible Liverpool Team Selection

Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Flanagan, Allen, Can, Milner, Coutinho, Lallana, Sturridge

Possible Tottenham Team Selection

Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Wimmer, Rose, Dier, Dembele, Lamela, Eriksen, Alli, Kane

Match Prediction

Liverpool games are always hard to predict, as the Reds as so unpredictable this season. Tottenham have an awful record against Liverpool of late and because the home sides inconsistency I am going for a draw.

Recommended Betting Tip

Totesport Bookmaker

The draw looks like the safest option (no good to either team) – Best odds of 12/5 with Totesport

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