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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Preview, Tips and Odds

League leaders Liverpool will host Crystal Palace on Saturday in a game of the Premier League. The Reds, managed to escape their mini-crisis of two defeats in a row with a victory over Brighton last weekend, thanks to another penalty goal by Mohamed Salah. Crystal Palace lost their home game against Watford and are now occupying 14th place in the standings, just 4 points away from the relegation zone. Probably this is not the best time for them to visit Liverpool at Anfield and the odds are against them, but as we know anything can happen in the Premier League.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast 20 gamesLast games home/away
LiverpoolWin8 W/ 2 D/ 10 L5 W/ 0 D/ 4 L
Crystal PalaceLoss10 W/ 2 D/ 8 L4 W/ 0 D/ 5 L

Worth mentioning: The last draw between the sides is back in 2014, some 11 games ago. The home sides in this encounter managed to win just 2 of the last 10 clashes, with the away side victorious on eight occasions. It was Liverpool who secured wins at home, and since they have recorded 4 wins on a row against Palace, garnered with 3 clean sheets.

Last game between the teams: 20.08.2018 Crystal Palace – Liverpool 0:2; James Milner 45′ (penalty), Sadio Mane 90′; Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off with straight red in the 75′
Last game at this venue: 19.08.2017 Liverpool – Crystal Palace 1:0; Sadio Mane 73′

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Stats

As of 14.01Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games at home/away
LiverpoolWin8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Crystal PalaceLoss5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Liverpool: 12.01.2019 Brighton – Liverpool 0:1; Mohamed Salah 50′ (penalty)
Last game Crystal Palace: 12.01.2019 Crystal Palace – Watford 1:2; Craig Cathcart 38′ (own goal); Craig Cathcart 67′, Tom Cleverley 74′

Top performers Liverpool: Mohamed Salah is with 14 goals and 7 assists. Sadio Mane 8 goals, 1 assist and Roberto Firmino 8 goals, 3 assists.
Top performers Crystal Palace: Luka Milivojevic 6 goals, Andrews Townsend 3 goals 2 assists, Wilfried Zaha 3 goals and 1 assist.

Stats last 10 gamesScored:concededOver 2,5 goalsBoth teams scoringClean sheets
Crystal Palace13:11445

Worth mentioning: Just one of Crystal Palace last five games produced over 2,5 goals and it was in their last outing against Watford. The story is much different in the Liverpool games with 4 of the last five games producing over 2,5 goals. Three penalties were awarded to Liverpool in those games, with Mohamed Salah converting all of them into goals.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace News

Missing players Liverpool: Dejan Lovren, Adam Lallana, Joe Gomez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Missing players Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Pape Ndiaye Souare

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Predictions

Liverpool to win -1 handicap
Liverpool to score in both halves