Liverpool can go top of the Premier League with a victory over Cardiff. Opta rates their chances.
"Liverpool have lost one of their last 45 home Premier League matches against newly promoted teams (W35 D9), with that defeat against Blackpool in 2010-11 – they’ve won all seven under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield by an aggregate score of 21-2."
They are 1.75/7 to win to nil.
Liverpool and Cardiff haven't met since the 2013-14 season in the Premier League - the Reds won both games, winning 3-1 at Anfield and 6-3 away from home. The home side are 1.121/8 to win.
Cardiff's last league win over Liverpool was in December 1959 in the second tier, a 4-0 victory at Anfield in Bill Shankly's third league match in charge of Liverpool. They are 30.029/1 to roll back the years.
There have been at least three goals scored in each of the last 10 meetings between Liverpool and Cardiff in all competitions, with 45 goals scored in total. Over 2.5 goals are 1.384/11.
Liverpool have lost one of their last 45 home Premier League matches against newly promoted teams (W35 D9), with that defeat against Blackpool in 2010-11 - they've won all seven under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield by an aggregate score of 21-2. They are 1.75/7 to win to nil.
Cardiff have lost 14 of their last 15 Premier League matches against 'big six' opposition (D1), conceding two or more goals in 12 of those games. Liverpool are 1.51/2 to win half-time/full-time.
Cardiff scored as many goals in their 4-2 victory against Fulham as they did in their previous eight Premier League games this season (4). Both teams to score is 2.486/4.
Liverpool have lost just one of their last 49 home Premier League games against 'City' sides (W30 D18), with that sole defeat coming against Welsh side Swansea City in January 2017. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is 4.77/2.
Liverpool's Mo Salah has been involved in six goals in his last five Premier League appearances against newly promoted opposition (3 goals, 3 assists). Salah is 1.51/2 to score.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has managed four away games against Liverpool in his managerial career, losing all four without seeing his sides score a goal. Under 2.5 goals is 3.39/4.
Liverpool's Alisson is looking to become the second Liverpool goalkeeper in Premier League history to keep seven clean sheets in his first 10 starts for the club after Jose Reina (7). Alisson is 1.574/7 to not concede.