Liverpool v Watford Football Betting Preview & Tips

Liverpool v Watford Football Betting Preview & Tips

by 5th May 2016

Liverpool v Watford Betting Tips. Read our betting preview on this match and get our recommended betting tips and the best odds available from our expert.

Match Odds
Liverpool 4/9 – Draw 10/3Watford 6/1
Betting odds for Liverpool v Watford shown are this week from Corals and are subject to change

Kick Off – 16.00pm Sunday 8th May 2016

Liverpool play hosts to Watford at Anfield on Sunday in the Premier League, as both teams look to move up the Premier League table.

The home side suffered a 3-1 defeat at Swansea last time out in the Premier League. Andre Ayew gave the Swans the lead, before Jack Cork made it two. The Reds reduced the deficit on 65 minutes through a strike from Belgian striker Christian Benteke.

The home side hit back just two minutes later though, as Ayew grabbed his second of the game and ended the Merseysiders chances of a comeback. The defeat was made worse by young full-back Brad Smith being shown a red card for two bookable offences on 76 minutes.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are eighth in the Premier League table, but will know that they can still finish in the top-six if they win their remaining games.

Watford defeated hapless Aston Villa 3-2 last time out in the Premier League. The Villans took the lead through Ciaran Clark, only for Almen Abdi to level the scores. The side from the Midlands regained the lead through a Jordan Ayew effort.

However, Troy Deeney scored on 90 minutes, before scoring a winner deep into stoppage-time for the Hornets. Quique Sanchez Flores side are now 12th in the table and could still finish in the top half of the table.

Recommended Betting Tip

Totesport Bookmaker

There is a bit of value in Odion Ighalo scoring at anytime in 90 minutes – Best odds of 11/4 with Totesport

Facts And Figures

These two teams have met five times in the Premier League, with Liverpool claiming three victories and Watford winning twice.

The two Premier League meetings between these two teams at Anfield have resulted with both sides recording a win each.

Liverpool have won seven of the last ten meetings in all competitions between these two teams, but the Hornets won the reverse fixture 3-0 at Vicarage Road.

Liverpool have scored two or more goals in five of the last seven meetings between these two teams in all competitions.

Liverpool have suffered just one defeat in their last 11 home games in the Premier League.

Watford have lost six out of their last eight away games in the Premier League.

Team Selection And News

Liverpool have a number of personnel issues heading into this clash, with defenders Brad Smith and Mamadou Sakho missing through suspension. Midfielders Jordan Henderson and Emre Can are sidelined through injury, as is Belgian striker Divock Origi. Danny Ings and Joe Gomez are unlikely feature again this season due to injury.

The visitors will be without centre-back Tommie Hoban and central midfielder Etienne Capoue through injury, while centre-back Joel Ekstrand is still struggling for match fitness and is unlikely to feature.

Possible Liverpool Team Selection

Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Leiva, Allen, Milner, Firmino, Coutinho, Benteke

Possible Watford Team Selection

Gomes, Paredes, Cathcart, Britos Anya, Abdi, Suarez, Watson, Jurado, Deeney, Ighalo

Match Prediction

Liverpool may well be tired from their trip to Dortmund, but I believe Jurgen Klopp’s team will probably come out on top in this one, as Watford have little to play for and have been poor on their travels in the top-flight in recent months.

Recommended Betting Tip

Betfred

Liverpool to beat Watford – Best odds of 1/2 with Betfred

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