Bet365 Preview: Liverpool – Chelsea: Expect both giants to score

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It's a fixture that has entertained fans down the years and this weekend's showdown looks set to be another one

The big game of the Premier League weekend will see Liverpool and Chelsea take on each other at Anfield on Saturday evening.

The Reds have improved since a 4-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur last month, winning their next three games, averaging three goals. They however played out a disappointing 3-3 draw with Sevilla in midweek having taken a 3-0 lead. Regardless of the setback they are still offered to win at odds of (2.15) with Bet365.

The Blues have equally been in good form after a poor run of results. They are on a four game winning streak in the league and also claimed a 4-0 win away to Qarabag, making it into the Champions League last 16. The same betting firm has placed odds of (3.30) for Antonio Conte’s men to claim all three points.

Alvaro Morata, Chelsea

A draw is priced at (3.40).

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five Premier League meetings with Chelsea and are (1.34) to avoid defeat.

On the Blues part though, they haven’t lost in their last five league visits to Anfield. A win or draw for them is available at (1.72).

Both sides have found the back of the net in 11 of their previous 12 top flight meetings. This is an outcome most punters look forward to and it goes at a price of (1.61).

Liverpool Chelsea PS

15 of Chelsea’s goals this season have come from Spaniards of which seven is attributed to Alvaro Morata. The former Real Madrid forward is quoted at (5.50) by Bet365 to score first and (2.25) to do so anytime.

Jurgen Klopp’s team has been more about Mohamed Salah this term that any other player. Indeed the Egyptian international has scored nine goals in 12 league games and 14 in 18 overall matches. Such is his efficiency and bookies tip him to open proceedings in front of the Kop at pricy odds of (6.50) while he’s (2.60) to score anytime in the match.     

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