Opta Stats: Liverpool v West Ham

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
Will Jurgen Klopp still be smiling after Liverpool's match with West Ham?
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Potential title challengers Liverpool start the new season against West Ham. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Liverpool have won each of their last three league games against West Ham, scoring four goals in each of those victories."

They are [1.8] to win half-time/full-time.

Liverpool have won each of their last three league games against West Ham, scoring four goals in each of those victories. They are [1.8] to win half-time/full-time.

Against no other side have West Ham lost more top-flight games than against Liverpool (61, level with Everton). Liverpool are just [1.28] to win.

West Ham have won only one of their last 45 top-flight visits to Anfield to face Liverpool (D12 L32), with that win coming in August 2015 (3-0). They are a big price at [13.5] to produce a shock victory.

Liverpool's two opening weekend fixtures under Jurgen Klopp have produced a total of 13 goals - beating Arsenal 4-3 in 2016-17, before a 3-3 draw at Watford last term. Back both teams to score at [1.98].

West Ham have lost their season opener 11 times in the Premier League, more than any other side. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is [4.5].

Liverpool have scored four goals in each of their last three Premier League clashes with West Ham - the only side to have scored 4+ against another in four straight games in the competition are Tottenham against Stoke. Over 3.5 goals is [2.24].

Sadio Mane has been directly involved in four goals in his three Premier League appearances for Liverpool against West Ham (1 goal, 3 assists). Mane is [2.6] to score.

Sadio Mane has scored in each of Liverpool's last two opening Premier League fixtures. He's [6.0] to open the scoring.

Mo Salah scored three and assisted another in his two appearances for Liverpool against West Ham last season. Salah is [1.62] to find the net.

New West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has lost more Premier League games against Liverpool than he has vs any other opponent in the competition (P6 W2 D0 L4). Liverpool are [2.1] to win to nil.

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