Opta Stats: Sunderland v Liverpool

Will Steven Gerrard continue his recent scoring run when Liverpool face Sunderland?
Will Steven Gerrard continue his recent scoring run when Liverpool face Sunderland?

Now unbeaten in their last four league games, can Liverpool continue to gather momentum against Sunderland?

"Seven of the last 11 goals Liverpool have scored against the Black Cats were netted by Luis Suarez (and two by Daniel Sturridge)."

Under 2.5 goals is 20/211.94.

Sunderland have scored a higher proportion of their goals in the final 15 minutes of Barclays Premier League games than any other side (33%). The odds of the second-half containing more goals than the first are 10/111.93.

Liverpool have lost just one of their last eight Premier League fixtures (W4 D3 L1). They are 1/11.98 to win.

The Black Cats have won just one of their last 10 Premier League games against Liverpool (W1 D4 L5). Liverpool are 85/403.1 to win half-time/full-time. 

Sunderland have also won just one of their last 10 league matches (W1 D6 L3). The draw is 11/43.7.

Adam Johnson has scored in three of his last four Premier League games. Johnson is 12/53.4 to score.

Costel Pantilimon has the best saves to shots ratio of any Premier League goalkeeper this season (78%). Sunderland are 4/15.0 to keep a clean sheet.

Seven of the last 11 goals Liverpool have scored against the Black Cats were netted by Luis Suarez (and two by Daniel Sturridge). Under 2.5 goals is 20/211.94.

Liverpool have won five of their last eight Premier League visits to the Stadium of Light (W5 D1 L2). The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is 9/25.4.

This fixture saw the only goal in Premier League history deflected in off a beach ball when Darren Bent scored in a 1-0 win back in October 2009. Sunderland are 7/24.4 to win.

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