Opta Stats: Liverpool v Swansea City

Can Brendan Rodgers get one over his old club when Liverpool host Swansea?
Can Brendan Rodgers get one over his old club when Liverpool host Swansea?

Liverpool could move level on points with Swansea if they beat them at Anfield. Opta rates their chances.

"Liverpool have won just two of their last eight Premier League games at Anfield (W2 D4 L2)."

The draw is 3.9.

After just one goal being scored in the first three Barclays Premier League games between Swansea and Liverpool, there have been 16 in the last three. Over 4.5 goals is 6.86/1.

There have been three goals scored in the opening five minutes of the last two league meetings between these two teams. The odds of the first-half containing more goals than the second are 3.185/40.

Brendan Rodgers was manager when Swansea were promoted to the Premier League and left in summer 2012 after the Welsh side's debut season in the competition. Rodgers' Liverpool side are 1.768/11 to beat his former team.

Daniel Sturridge has scored four goals in three Premier League games against Swansea City in a Liverpool shirt. With Sturridge injured, Swansea are 6.05/1 to keep a clean sheet.

Ex-Liverpool player Jonjo Shelvey has scored in both of his appearances for Swansea against his former club. Shelvey is 6.411/2 to find the net.

There have been three penalties in the last two Premier League games between Liverpool and Swansea at Anfield. The odds of a penalty being taken are 4.03/1.

Liverpool have won just two of their last eight Premier League games at Anfield (W2 D4 L2). The draw is 3.9.

Last season's 3-4 defeat is the highest scoring away match that Swansea have been involved in away from home since they reached the Premier League (seven goals). Over 6.5 goals is priced at 40.039/1.

Victory over Hull last time out ended a run of six away matches without a win for the Swans away from home (D2 L4). They are 5.59/2 to win a second successive game.

Wilfried Bony has scored the first goal of the game in three of his last four starts away from home for Swansea. Bony is 8.27/1 to score the first goal.

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