Liverpool vs Tottenham Predictions and Betting: An exciting game of football awaits as the table leaders Liverpool and Tottenham are set to lock horns on Wednesday, 16 December. The match will be played at the Anfield Stadium, the home of Liverpool.
The Reds will be keen to return to winning ways after avoiding an embarrassing defeat to Fulham in the last game. Liverpool are dealing with too many injuries this season. The players who will be missing out on the clash with Tottenham are Virgil Van Dijk, Diogo Jota, Joel Matip, Alcantara, Gomez, Shaqiri, and James Milner. Gareth Bale too may miss this game.
Liverpool is the hot favorite as per Prediction and Betting platforms
On Oddschecker, Liverpool is at 22/25 while Tottenham is at 71.20
Liverpool have won just 5 out of their last 10 games. Tottenham on the other hand have won 7 out of their last 10 games
Liverpool will look to continue their strong formation of 4-3-3 that gives them maximum scoring chances. Tottenham Hotspur will try to counter-attack the hosts with their usual format of 4-2-3-1.
Liverpool have a formidable forward attack with the likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
Salah has scored 10 goals for his team with an amazing scoring frequency of 96 min.
Sadio Mane has scored 4 times so far. He has an average of 1.5 key passes per game in the current EPL season.
The Brazilian star Roberto Firmino who is rated 7.1 in this English Premier Season will be of great support to Salah and Mane. He has scored 2 goals in this season.
The star strikers Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son have been incredible this season for Tottenham Hotspur. Kane has scored 9 goals and assisted in 10 so far.
Heung-Min Son has scored 10 goals at a scoring frequency of 100 min. He has also maintained a high passing accuracy of 83%.
Lucas Moura will the other striker who could prove to be lethal for Spurs against the Reds. However, he has just one goal to his name as of now in this season.
Liverpool has a very small edge here.
Liverpool’s midfield panel will be supported by the likes of Georginio Wijnaldum, Fabinho and Jordan Henderson.
Georginio Wijnaldum who has been rated 6.65 in Premier League has 91% passing accuracy and has a goal to his name this EPL season.
Jordan Henderson has been impressive this season, with 86% passing accuracy and over 83 touches per match he will be the backbone of Liverpool mid field.
Fabinho will be nothing less than a trump card for Liverpool. He has been of great support to Liverpool strikers and defense as well.
For Tottenham Hotspur, Moussa Sissoko, Pierre Emile-Hojbjerg and Tanguy Ndombele have performed well in the midfield.
Sissoko has maintained a good passing accuracy of 87% this season
Hojbjerg has made 1 assist and created 2 big chances for his side. His passing accuracy has been 89% so far.
Tanguy Ndombele with 1 goal and 82% passing accuracy has been great in mid field.
Tottenham are ahead.
In the defense department, Liverpool haven’t been good this season. The absence of Joel Matip and Van Dijk will hurt Liverpool.
Trent Alexander-Arnold will be leading the Liverpool defense along with Robertson and Joe Gomez.
Trent Alexander-Arnold have played consistently well with 64% dribble success and 1 clean sheet.
Robertson has 3 clean sheets to his name this season. He enjoys 55% dribble success and one goal to his name.
The Spurs are having a strong defense with the presence of star defenders Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld and their start defender Eric Dier.
Aurier had 3 clean sheets in the 6 games he played with 755 dribbling success. Alderweireld had 3 clean sheets this season with 5.0 clearances per game.
Eric Dier has been excellent and enjoys 6.75 rating as of now and has 5 clean sheets to his name this EPL season
Tottenham are ahead.
When it comes to the last 5 games, both teams have similar records with 2 wins and 3 draws. Both teams also scored 8 goals and conceded 4 goals.
Matches: 175 Liverpool: 85 Tottenham Hotspur: 48 Draw: 42
Recent 5 Meetings Liverpool: 5 Tottenham Hotspur: 0 Draw: 0
Last Meeting: Liverpool defeated Tottenham Hotspur with a score of 1-0 in a Premier League fixture.
As per Rotowire.com, the predicted line-up for this game is:
Liverpool Starting XI: A. Becker, A. Robertson, Neco Williams, T. Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, G. Wijnaldum, J. Henderson, Curtis Jones, M. Salah, Sadio Mane, R. Firmino.
Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI: Hugo Lloris, T. Alderweireld, Serge Aurier, Eric Dier, S. Reguilon, T. Ndombele, P. Hojbjerg, M. Sissoko, S. Heung-Min, S. Bergwijn, Harry Kane
Gareth Bale may return for this game
Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur Prediction and Betting: Predicted Winner
It is not easy to predict a winner as both teams have played very well in the current Premier League season. Liverpool’s defense might be a bit of concern for them. The Spurs need to pull their socks up to counter-attack the hosts on Wednesday.
Most of the prediction and betting platforms are suggesting a home win for Liverpool. As per fctables.com, there is a 54% chance for Liverpool’s win, while the chance for Tottenham Hotspur stands at 21%. Their predictor is showing a 24% chance of having a draw game.
The betting odds via bettingexpert.com are 1.81 in favor of Liverpool and 4.60 in favor of Tottenham Hotspur. The odds for a draw stand at 3.95.
SofaScore is another popular platform for providing betting analysis, As per them, the odds are 1.75 for Liverpool’s win, 4.50 for Tottenham Hotspur’s win, and 3.80 for a draw.