Opta Stats: Liverpool v Burnley
Liverpool need to beat Burnley as they compete with Manchester City in the title race. Opta weighs up the odds.
"Sadio Mane has scored in each of his last five home Premier League games for Liverpool, netting six goals in total."
Liverpool have won nine of their last 11 home games against Burnley in all competitions (D2) since a 0-1 loss in September 1974. They are [1.19] to win again.
Burnley have picked up just four points from their 27 available in the Premier League against Liverpool (W1 D1 L7), winning 2-0 at Turf Moor in August 2016 before drawing this exact fixture last season. Another draw is [8.8].
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 35 Premier League home games (W25 D10). There have only been three longer such unbeaten runs in the history of the competition - Chelsea (86 games between March 2004-October 2008), Man City (37 between December 2010-December 2012) and Man Utd (36 between December 1998-December 2000). The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is [4.6].
Burnley have won two of their last three Premier League games played on Sunday (L1), as many as they had in their previous 20 played on the day (W2 D4 L14). The visitors are [21.0] to win.
Liverpool have failed to win five of their nine Premier League games in 2019 (W4 D4 L1) - they'd only failed to win three of their first 20 before the turn of the year this season (W17 D3 L0). Burnley are [5.6] to avoid defeat in the Double Chance market.
Burnley have only lost one of their last five away league games (W2 D2). They are [17.0] Draw No Bet.
Mohamed Salah has failed to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time at Liverpool. Under 2.5 goals is [2.9].
Burnley's last nine Premier League goals have been scored by either Ashley Barnes (5) or Chris Wood (4). Both players are available at [5.5] to score.
Ashley Barnes has scored nine Premier League goals this season - he could become just the fourth Burnley player to reach double figures in a single campaign in the competition (Danny Ings 11 in 2014-15, Sam Vokes 10 in 2016-17, Chris Wood 10 in 2017-18). Barnes is [17.0] to score the opening goal.
Sadio Mane has scored in each of his last five home Premier League games for Liverpool, netting six goals in total. He is [1.93] to score.
Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L
Staked: 276.00 pts
Returned: 290.83 pts
P/L: +14.83 pts