Opta Stats: Liverpool v Stoke City

Will Brendan Rodgers be left looking glum after Liverpool's match with Stoke?
Will Brendan Rodgers be left looking glum after Liverpool's match with Stoke?

Having gone five games without a win, Liverpool will be desperate for victory when they face Stoke. Opta rates their chances.

"The last meeting between these two sides saw eight goals scored (Stoke 3 v 5 Liverpool), the same amount of goals as in the previous six meetings altogether (8)."

Both teams to score is 1.865/6.

Rickie Lambert has scored in three of his four Premier League games against Stoke. Lambert is 2.56/4 to score.

Stoke City have failed to win on their last 29 league visits to Anfield (W0 D4 L25). Liverpool are 1.748/11 to win.

Stoke have scored one goal in their last 13 league visits to Anfield, failing to net in any of their last eight matches there. Liverpool are 2.486/4 to keep a clean sheet.

The last meeting between these two sides saw eight goals scored (Stoke 3 v 5 Liverpool), the same amount of goals as in the previous six meetings altogether (8). Both teams to score is 1.865/6.

Jonathan Walters has scored four goals in his last six Barclays Premier League games against Liverpool. Walters is 4.216/5 to find the net.

Mario Balotelli has not scored or assisted a single goal in his last 12 hours and 48 minutes on the pitch in the Premier League. Stoke are 5.95/1 to keep a clean sheet.

Along with Aston Villa, Liverpool are the only team not to score a headed goal in the Premier League this season. Under 2.5 goals is 2.0421/20.

Of Peter Crouch's 90 Premier League goals, 27 have come for Stoke (the most), 22 for Liverpool (second most). Crouch is 3.814/5 to score.

Brendan Rodgers' Premier League win percentage at Liverpool is 52%, two percentage points lower than Andre Villas-Boas recorded at Tottenham (54%). Rodgers is 7.06/1 to be the next Premier League manager to leave his job.

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