There are more than 3 points at stake, when Liverpool step up against Arsenal at Anfield in the Premier League. Following 11 matches, Liverpool rank 4th in the Premier League on 22 points. That leaves a gap of 2 points to Arsenal, who sit 5th after collecting 20 points.
Separated only by a narrow margin, a win for The Gunners in their upcoming clash in the Premier League will see them swap positions with The Reds.
Liverpool arrive at their next Premier League match, averaging a fabulous 2.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 28 goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times.
Arsenal travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 13 goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times. Let's go over some betting predictions!
Stats and facts for Liverpool and Arsenal.
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row at home;
- Liverpool scored in the last 22 of 24 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Liverpool's last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Liverpool's last 8 matches in the row.
- Arsenal has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Arsenal unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Arsenal unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Arsenal scored in the last 7 of 9 matches.
Current form — Liverpool v. Arsenal
Liverpool continue to collect points.
Liverpool have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 2-2 draw with Brighton, before claiming 3 points in a 2-0 win against Atlético Madrid. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 3-2 defeat at the hands of West Ham.
Arsenal keep on winning
Arsenal have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. Leeds got left behind in a 2-0 win, before Leicester got hammered in a 2-0 victory. Watford was the most recent victim in a 1-0 win for Arsenal.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Liverpool seem in with a good shot of another win against Arsenal. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.40 whereas a win for the visitors pays out odds of 6.50.
Liverpool v. Arsenal — fixture history
The Reds blew Arsenal to smithereens in their most recent meetings in the Premier League, hammering them 3-0 and 3-1. Liverpool have been able to win 70% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming The Gunners in the Premier League. In other words, they have a 7-2-1 recent record, with the latter winning 10% of the matches. It seems highly likely we are in for a seriously entertaining match between Liverpool and Arsenal. The previous 10 matches have been joyous affairs as more than two goals came out no less than 9 times. Both teams to score paid out 8 times in these 10 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Liverpool and Arsenal are currently 2 points and 1 places apart. Liverpool will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Arsenal this coming Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, The Gunners will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Liverpool and Arsenal.
Mohamed Salah has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Liverpool are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, The Gunners will be looking to Emile Smith-Rowe in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 4 goals in his latest games.