Betting Preview: Liverpool – Leicester City: Expect goals at Anfield

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Jurgen Klopp’s charges are brimming in goal scoring confidence at the moment and won’t be shy of letting in out against the reinvigorated Foxes

Liverpool wrap up 2017 Premier League action with a game against 2016 champions Leicester City at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

The Reds continued their high scoring form with a 5-0 win over bottom side Swansea City on Boxing Day. With title hopes looking dashed, Jurgen Klopp’s men occupy fourth spot which is the more realistic target.

They look good for a win at odds of (1.30) with Bet365.

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The Foxes suffered their first defeat under Claude Puel’s charge when they lost 2-1 at Watford last time out. Though they still lie in eight place, it is under threat from the likes of Everton and the Hornets.

Leicester thus need to get something out of this game to keep things in check and are a massive (11.00) to leave Merseyside with all three points.

Any chance of this match ending in a stalemate comes in at a price of (6.00).

Liverpool have lost their last three competitive games against Leicester City under Klopp but judging by their current 11-game unbeaten league run, they are tipped to avoid losing at odds of (1.062).

The last three Premier League meetings between these two sides have produced 14 goals. What’s more is that Liverpool have averaged three goals in nine of their previous 12 top flight games this term.

Backing that outcome is priced at (1.40) while it’s (1.70) for both teams to score.

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The Reds have scored an impressive 75 goals in 29 games in all competitions, their highest tally since the 1908-1981 season. They are offered at (1.66) to score in both halves.

36 of Liverpool’s 45 league goals this term have been scored or assisted by either Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho or Roberto Firmino. Either of the trio finding the back of the net anytime is available at (1.57), (2.00) and (2.00) respectively all with Bet365 .

Jamie Vardy has six goals to his name against the Merseysiders and having scored against Manchester United just before Christmas, the former Fleetwood Town man is valued at (2.87) to score anytime against another big gun.

*Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.