Opta Stats: Liverpool v West Ham

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Liverpool can take a step closer to the Premier League title with a win against West Ham. Opta rates their chances.

“West Ham have won one of their last 46 away league games against Liverpool, a 3-0 victory in August 2015 under Slaven Bilic; the Hammers have failed to score in 31 of those 46 games.”

Liverpool are [1.95] to win to nil.

Liverpool have won their last two home Premier League matches against West Ham United, scoring four goals in each victory. They are [1.18] to win.

West Ham have won one of their last 46 away league games against Liverpool, a 3-0 victory in August 2015 under Slaven Bilic; the Hammers have failed to score in 31 of those 46 games. Liverpool are [1.95] to win to nil.

West Ham have only led for 126 minutes in 23 away Premier League matches combined against Liverpool, with 87 of those in their 3-0 win at Anfield in August 2015. Liverpool are [1.6] to won half-time/full-time.

West Ham have won just two of their last 41 away top-flight games against sides starting the day top of the table (D8 L31), beating Manchester United 1-0 in May 2007 and Manchester City 2-1 in September 2015. A West Ham win is rated at an unlikely [20.0].

Liverpool have won their last 17 Premier League games, just one shy of the all-time English top-flight record set by Manchester City between August-December 2017 (18). They are [2.2] to win both halves.

Liverpool have won their last 20 home Premier League games, scoring 58 goals and conceding just 12. A win in this game would equal the English top-flight record for consecutive home wins, set by the Reds themselves between January and December 1972 when Bill Shankly’s side won 21 in a row. A Liverpool win and over 3.5 goals is [2.2].

This is Liverpool’s first Premier League match on a Monday since a 1-1 draw at West Ham in February 2019. That game was the last time Liverpool failed to win a Premier League match having scored the first goal.

Liverpool have earned 76 points from their 26 Premier League games this season – a victory would see them equal the overall tally that Manchester United’s treble winning side earned in 1998-99. The draw is [9.0].

West Ham manager David Moyes is yet to win an away match against Liverpool in all competitions, failing in 15 attempts (D7 L8) and losing the last three in a row with Man Utd, Sunderland and West Ham. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is [4.5].

Liverpool’s Sadio Mané has been directly involved in seven goals in his last five Premier League appearances against West Ham (4 goals, 3 assists), scoring in each of his last three against the Hammers. Mane is [1.91] to score.

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