Opta Stats: Liverpool v Leicester

Will Mohamed Salah be smiling after Liverpool's match with Leicester?
Will Mohamed Salah be smiling after Liverpool's match with Leicester?

Will Liverpool and Leicester serve up another classic when they meet on Saturday? Opta has the answers.

"Excluding Lewis Dunk’s own-goal, of the 45 Premier League goals scored by Liverpool players this season, 36 have been either scored or assisted by Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino or Mohamed Salah (80%), including 17 of the last 19."

Salah is 1.834/5 to score.

Liverpool suffered an EFL Cup defeat to Leicester City earlier this season (0-2 in September). Leicester are 11.010/1 to win again.

The last three Premier League meetings between these two clubs have seen 14 goals scored (4.7 goals per game). Over 4.5 goals is 3.55/2.

Liverpool have lost three competitive games against Leicester City under Jurgen Klopp - against no side have they lost more often during the German manager's reign at the club. Leicester are 8.88/1 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Reds have only conceded three goals in their 10 league games at Anfield so far this season; their joint-best tally at this stage of a Premier League campaign (also three in 2006-07). Liverpool are 2.56/4 to win to nil.

Excluding Lewis Dunk's own-goal, of the 45 Premier League goals scored by Liverpool players this season, 36 have been either scored or assisted by Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino or Mohamed Salah (80%), including 17 of the last 19. Salah is 1.834/5 to score.

The Foxes have only lost one of their last eight Premier League away games (W3 D4 L1). The draw is 6.25/1.

Liverpool are unbeaten in 11 Premier League games - their joint-longest such run under Jurgen Klopp. They last went 12 without defeat in March 2015 (a run of 13). A Liverpool victory is 1.331/3.

Liverpool have scored 75 goals in their 29 games in all competitions so far this season - their highest ever total at this stage of a campaign as a top-flight club. Their highest tally after 30 games as a top-flight side was 75 in 1980-81, so one goal against Leicester will beat that. Over 3.5 goals is 2.0811/10.

Six of the eight goals that Leicester have scored in their last four Premier League meetings with Liverpool have been via Jamie Vardy. He's 3.55/2 to find the net.

Jamie Vardy has scored (six) and been involved in (seven) more Premier League goals against Liverpool than he has versus any other opponent in the competition. Vardy is 9.08/1 to score the first goal.

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