Opta Stats: Liverpool v Newcastle

Will Brendan Rodgers still be smiling after Liverpool's match with Newcastle?
Will Brendan Rodgers still be smiling after Liverpool's match with Newcastle?
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This classic Premier League fixture has produced some brilliant games in the past. Opta discovers whether Liverpool and Newcastle can repeat history.

"Liverpool versus Newcastle games have seen a total of 130 goals, the joint-third highest scoring fixture in Premier League history and the most involving a team who have not been ever-present in the competition."

Over 3.5 goals is 2.962/1.

Newcastle United have not done a league double against Liverpool since 1993-94. They are 10.09/1 to pull off a shock win.

Newcastle United have conceded at least once in their last 19 Premier League games at Anfield. Over 2.5 goals is 1.794/5.

Newcastle have lost four successive Premier League games. They have only ever been on one longer streak (six games in March-April 2014). Liverpool are 1.412/5 to win.

Jordan Henderson has scored in four of his last five Premier League appearances. Henderson is 4.67/2 to score.

Liverpool had scored 84 goals at this stage last season, 39 more than they have currently. Under 2.5 goals is 2.245/4.

Liverpool have only once before had players sent off in three successive Premier League games (back in September/October 1999). The odds of a player being sent off are 4.57/2.

Liverpool versus Newcastle games have seen a total of 130 goals, the joint-third highest scoring fixture in Premier League history and the most involving a team who have not been ever-present in the competition. Over 3.5 goals is 2.962/1.

Raheem Sterling has made 28 starts for Liverpool in the Premier League this season, already four more than in the whole of 2013-14. Sterling is 2.915/8 to score.

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