Opta Stats: Everton v Liverpool

Can Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge continue his scoring run against Everton?
Can Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge continue his scoring run against Everton?

It's the Merseyside derby as under-achieving Everton face rapidly improving Liverpool. Opta provides the stats.

"Liverpool have lost only one of their last 16 Merseyside derbies in the Barclays Premier League (W8 D7 L1)."

The draw is 3.45.

This fixture has seen more red cards (20) than any other in Premier League history, but there have been none in the last six meetings - the longest run without one since 1996. The odds of a player seeing red are 6/42.5.

Liverpool have lost only one of their last 16 Merseyside derbies in the Barclays Premier League (W8 D7 L1). The draw is 3.45.

Saturday's Merseyside derby will be Brendan Rodgers' 100th Barclays Premier League game in charge of Liverpool. He has won 53 drawn 24 and lost 22 of those matches. He has a win percentage of 54% which is second only to Rafa Benitez (55%) amongst Liverpool managers. Liverpool are 11/82.36 to win.

Romelu Lukaku has scored four goals in his last five Premier League games against Liverpool. Lukaku is 85/403.1 to find the net.

Daniel Sturridge has scored five goals in his last six Premier League appearances against Everton. Sturridge is 7/52.4 to add to his tally.

Only against Newcastle United (6) has Daniel Sturridge score more Premier League goals than he has mustered versus Everton (5). He is 9/25.5 to score the first goal.

Steven Gerrard has five goals and two assists in his last six Premier League appearances against the Toffees. Gerrard is 8/19.0 to score.

Everton have won just three of their last 12 Premier League games at Goodison Park (W3 D5 L4). You can back Liverpool at [1.64 ] in the Draw No Bet market.

The Reds have won four of their last five Premier League away matches. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is 4.1.

Daniel Sturridge has now scored in five of his seven league appearances for Liverpool from the bench. Over 2.5 goals is 20/211.96.

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