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Opta Stats: Liverpool v Leicester

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers returns to his former club Liverpool.
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Premier League leaders Liverpool host a Leicester side in third. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Since the start of 2010-11 – when Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd and Spurs finished as the top six for the first time – only Sergio Aguero (118) has a better minutes per goal ratio against the ‘big six’ in the Premier League than Leicester’s Jamie Vardy (150) (min. 15 goals)."

Both teams to score is [1.82].

Liverpool are unbeaten in eight home Premier League matches against Leicester City (W6 D2 L0) since losing 0-2 in May 2000. A Liverpool win is [1.49].

Leicester haven't avoided defeat in consecutive Premier League matches against Liverpool since a run of seven between December 1996 and May 2000. Liverpool are [2.3] to win half-time/full-time.

Liverpool's current run of 16 consecutive Premier League victories is the second longest ever in English top-flight history, bettered only by Manchester City between August-December 2017 (18). The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is [4.6].

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 43 home league games (W33 D10) - the longest current run in the top five European leagues, and Liverpool's second longest ever in top-flight history. Their previous best of 63 between February 1978-December 1980 was eventually ended by Leicester. The draw is [4.7].

Since Brendan Rodgers was appointed Leicester manager, only Liverpool (49) and Manchester City (46) have won more Premier League points than the Foxes (31). A Leicester win is [7.8].

Leicester have lost 11 of their last 13 Premier League games against sides starting the day top of the table (D2), with their last such victory coming away against Manchester United in January 1998. A Liverpool win and both teams to score is [3.0].

This is Brendan Rodgers' first return to Anfield since leaving Liverpool in October 2015. Only one manager to have previously managed the Reds in the Premier League has won away against them in the competition - Roy Hodgson in April 2012 with West Brom (W1 D3 L9). Leicester are [6.2] in the Draw No Bet market.

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has scored seven Premier League goals against Liverpool - only Andrew Cole (11) and Thierry Henry (8) have scored more against the Reds in Premier League history. Vardy is [3.4] to score.

If Sadio Mané scores, it will be his 50th Premier League goal for Liverpool in his 100th appearance for the club. He will also be the 10th different player to score 50 in the competition for the Reds, more than any other club. Mane is [2.2] to find the net.

Since the start of 2010-11 - when Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd and Spurs finished as the top six for the first time - only Sergio Aguero (118) has a better minutes per goal ratio against the 'big six' in the Premier League than Leicester's Jamie Vardy (150) (min. 15 goals). Both teams to score is [1.82].

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