Opta Stats: West Brom v Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
Will Jurgen Klopp still be smiling after Liverpool's match with West Brom?

Will Liverpool claim a win against an improving West Brom side? Opta has the answers.

"Liverpool are unbeaten in their last nine Premier League meetings with the Baggies (W4 D5), with the reverse fixture at Anfield ending 0-0."

The draw is 7/24.6.

After losing their first nine Premier League meetings with Liverpool by an aggregate score of 0-25, West Brom have lost just five of the subsequent 14 (W4 D5 L5). West Brom are 7/42.74 in the Double Chance market.

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last nine Premier League meetings with the Baggies (W4 D5), with the reverse fixture at Anfield ending 0-0. The draw is 7/24.6.

However, West Brom did win their last meeting of any kind with Liverpool, winning 3-2 in an FA Cup fourth round tie at Anfield in January. WBA are 6/16.8 to win.

West Brom have failed to score in seven of their 11 Premier League home games against Liverpool. The visitors are 7/42.7 to win to nil.

The Reds have lost two of their last three Premier League games against sides starting that day bottom of the table (W1 L2, all vs Swansea), including their last one in January. The last time they've lost two games against bottom placed sides in the same season was in 2010-11 (vs Wolves and West Ham). West Brom are 9/25.3 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Baggies have scored in each of their last seven home league games, their longest run since a run of eight in January 2016. Both teams to score is 5/61.87.

Darren Moore has already equalled Alan Pardew's total Premier League wins (1 in 18 games) as WBA manager in just his second game as boss (1). The draw half-time/West Brom full-time double result is 14/115.0.

Mohamed Salah (30) is just one goal away from equalling Luis Suarez's 31-goal season in 2013-14 - the most by a Liverpool player in a single Premier League campaign. Salah is 8/151.53 to score.

Roberto Firmino has been directly involved in four goals in his last four games against West Brom in all competitions (two goals, two assists), including both scoring and assisting in his side's 3-2 defeat the last time the sides met. Firmino is 8/52.6 to find the net.

The pairings of Salah/Firmino and Salah/Mane have each combined for seven Premier League goals this season, just three short of the Premier League record for one duo in a single season for Liverpool (10 - Fowler/Collymore in 1995-96). Mane is 2/13.0 to add to his goal tally.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.0 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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