Opta Stats: Liverpool v Brighton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
Will Jurgen Klopp still be smiling after Liverpool's match with Brighton?

Will it be a third win of the season for Liverpool when they take on Brighton? Opta reveals all.

"Brighton manager Chris Hughton has lost all five of his Premier League matches against Liverpool, with his sides conceding at least four goals in every game (2-5, 0-5 and 1-5 at Norwich, 1-5 and 0-4 at Brighton)."

Liverpool are 2.111/10 to win both halves.

Liverpool have won their last five matches against the Seagulls in all competitions, scoring 20 goals and conceding just five. They are 1.182/11 to win again.

Brighton have lost seven of their nine league trips to Anfield (D1 L1), with their only victory coming in March 1982 when Andy Ritchie scored the only goal in a 1-0 win. They are 22.021/1 to roll back the years.

Liverpool scored nine goals against Brighton in the Premier League last season (5-1 away, 4-0 at home) - they've only scored more times against an opponent twice previously in a single Premier League season (10 v Norwich in 2012-13, 11 v Ipswich in 2001-02). Over 3.5 goals is 2.1411/10.

Brighton have scored three own-goals in their last three matches against Liverpool, two of which came from Lewis Dunk (in February 2012 and December 2017); the other was scored by Liam Bridcutt in their 6-1 defeat in the FA Cup in February 2012. Over 2.5 goals is 1.4840/85.

In all competitions, Brighton manager Chris Hughton has lost his last 12 away matches against the Premier League's 'big six' teams, seeing his teams scoring three times while conceding 38 goals in those games. Liverpool are 1.538/15 to win half-time/full-time.

Brighton manager Chris Hughton has lost all five of his Premier League matches against Liverpool, with his sides conceding at least four goals in every game (2-5, 0-5 and 1-5 at Norwich, 1-5 and 0-4 at Brighton). Liverpool are 2.111/10 to win both halves.

Liverpool are unbeaten in each of their last 22 Premier League games at Anfield (W14 D8), keeping a clean sheet in the last six. The Reds last kept seven consecutive home shutouts in the top-flight in February 2007 (9) under Rafael Benítez. Liverpool are 1.84/5 to win to nil.

Brighton haven't won any of their last 14 Premier League games on the road (D4 L10). The draw is 8.615/2.

Since the start of last season, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has been directly involved in 44 Premier League goals, (33 goals, 11 assists), 11 more than any other player in this period. Salah is 1.51/2 to score.

Following his goal against Crystal Palace, Liverpool's James Milner extended his current record for the most Premier League games scored in without losing any of them (48 games: W38 D10 L0) - he is also one goal away from reaching 50 in the competition. Milner is 5.04/1 to score.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 35.00 pts
Returned: 36.86 pts
P/L: +1.86 pts

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