Liverpool vs Fulham Football Predictions and Betting: The Premier League has a number of interesting clashes scheduled over the weekend. On the other hand, there are few games which appears like a little one sided even though it is not the right thing to write off a team.
On Sunday, Fulham is all set to host the defending champions Liverpool at home to save themselves of getting into the relegation zone. Liverpool have been in imperious form so far with a victorious run extending for yet another week whereas Fulham would be looking to stop their rival’s run on Sunday that would give them 3 important points.
Liverpool vs Fulham Football Predictions and Betting Summary
Fulham vs Liverpool Football Predictions and Betting : Recent form
Fulham have been below par in most of their games so far that has put them close to the relegation zone. They are currently in 17th place with 2 victories in 11 outings and are living dangerously if they don’t find a way to win games.
They started off their 2020 campaign without a win in 6 games that included 5 losses. They had to wait until November to open their account when they dispatched West Brom.
They then lost to teams like West Ham, Everton and Manchester City barring their second triumph against a big team Leicester City. In their recent most outing, they lost to Manchester City at the Etihad stadium.
Liverpool have been constantly troubled by injury concerns and the pandemic. But they have put their head down and have done a great job so far. They started off with victories against Leeds, Chelsea and Arsenal but faced a major blow after a humiliating defeat at the hands of Aston Villa with a 7-2 margin.
From then on, they have won against the likes of Sheffield United, West Ham and Leicester City in addition to drawn games against Everton and Manchester City. In their recent most appearance, they thrashed Wolves with a 4-0 margin in what was a one-sided affair. A win on Sunday would mean that they will stay in the top 2 spot and has a potential chance to top the table.
Fulham vs Liverpool predictions and betting : H2H
Matches: 29 Liverpool: 19 Fulham: 6 Draw: 4
Last 5 games: Fulham – 0, Liverpool – 5, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: Fulham faced defeat at the hands of Liverpool with a 2-1 margin in a premier league fixture at home.
Liverpool vs Fulham Football Predictions and Betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The home team is expected to come out with a 3-4-1-2 formation for the all-important game. On the other hand, the giants will stick to 4-3-3 combination in this away game.
Looking at the attack of Fulham, the likes of Kamara and Cavaleiro will have to convert the chances created by the other attackers. Kamara is enjoying a 79.7% success in passes but has managed just 1 goal in 8 appearances along with 0.5 shots on target per game.
Ivan Cavaleiro need to find the next gear against Liverpool as the Portugal forward is undergoing a quiet season with one goal in 10 games. The duo will have to be supported by Lookman who has also been below par with 2 goals and an assist in 10 outings with a pass accuracy of 80.4%.
There is little doubt about Liverpool’s world class attack.
Sadio Mane has been sharp and the game changer for the team since his inception. He has 8 goals and 2 assists in 23 matches along with 77.4% pass success and 2.7 shots per game. Their prime striker Mo Salah has looked sloppy in the last couple of games and needs to start scoring for the team. He has 11 goals and 3 assists in 19 games with 81.1% pass accuracy.
Roberto Firmino has been amazing in the previous games with 4 goals and 2 assists so far and is someone who is versatile playing at different positions for the side. In addition to his goals and assists, he has 79.5% pass accuracy and creates 1.6 shots on target. Diogo Jota has also been a quality forward for the side has scored 12 goals in 24 appearances and has 82.5% pass accuracy.
The Fulham has a bunch of talented defenders in Andersen, Aina and Adarabioyo, but have failed to make a huge impact in majority of the games so far. Joachim Andersen is an excellent passer with close to 82.1% success and 3.9 clears per match but falls victim to a handful of fouls regularly.
Ola Aina has been decent for the side whose strength lies in dribbling and ball interceptions. He has 80.1% pass success and 1.6 tackles per match along with 2.5 clears in 12 outings so far.
Tosin Adarabioyo has been a weak tackler in the eleven who has 86.9% pass accuracy and is exceptional in aerial duels winning 2.1 per game this season.
Despite injury concerns in the side, Liverpool has done a job to overcome the shortcomings so far. Joel Matip scored an important goal against Wolves after he was rested against Brighton. He is incredibly good in aerial duels along with sharp passing skills. He has 84.7% success in passes, 1.7 aerial duels won per game and 2.6 clears per game which is often under appreciated.
Andrew Robertson will most probably play as the left back defender for the team who holds on to the ball pretty well and frustrates the opponent’s attack. He has 82.8% pass completion rate along with a goal, 3 assists and 1.5 clears in the last 23 appearances.
With Trent Alexander-Arnold tackling an injury, Fabinho might be given the go ahead. His strengths include passing, tackling and taking long shots. He has 90.8% pass accuracy along with 1 aerial duel won on an average in 17 games. In addition to this, he has 2.2 tackles and 2.7 clears per game so far.
Liverpool vs Fulham Football Predictions and Betting : Predicted Winner
The match between Fulham and Liverpool is scheduled to be held in Craven Cottage on 13th December at 7.15 pm local time. The betting platforms and prediction experts are expecting Liverpool to come on top with the home side having very little chance going into the clash.
According to FCTables, it has given 72% chance of victory to Liverpool whereas Fulham have got a sleek chance at 10%. Oddschecker who are known for giving the best odds have also suggested Red Devils to be in the driver seat at 4/11 whereas Fulham are far behind at 17/2.
Another platform FiveThirtyEight have gone on to give 14% chance for the hosts to pull off an upset whereas the reigning champions have a huge advantage of 68% in this battle.