Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting Tips
The Premier League enters its 20th week as the teams gear up to play quality football. On Thursday night, Spurs is set to face a massive challenge in Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur stadium in what looks a battle between two giant sides.
The home team looked comfortable in their last fixture and would be looking to get back to their best, to keep their top 5 spot for themselves.
On the other hand, Liverpool needs to get their issues sorted if they have to contend for the premier league title. This sets up the perfect platform for an interesting clash in Spurs’ backyard.
Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Offensive and defensive stats
Spur’s prime striker Harry Kane has been a key figure who is in talks to extend his stint at Spurs. The English player is having one of the best seasons with 14 goals and 14 assists in 30 appearances for the side with 70% pass success. He also enjoys 3.8 shots per game and has an exceptional rating of 7.62 so far.
He will be accompanied by Son Hueng-Min who is on a roll with 19 goals and 7 assists in 30 matches underlining his significance in this eleven. The Korean forward is exceptional in the air and accounts for 1.8 shots, 1.7 key passes and 0.9 dribbles per game.
For Liverpool, Sadio Mane has been sharp and the game changer for the team since his inception. He has 12 goals and 3 assists in 34 matches along with 76.6% pass success and 2.5 shots per game.
Their prime striker Mo Salah has 19 goals and 4 assists in 30 games with 81.9% pass accuracy. He has a superior rating of 7.20 in this season.
Roberto Firmino has been amazing in the previous games with 7 goals and 3 assists so far and is someone who is versatile playing at different positions for the side. In addition to his goals and assists, he has 79.2% pass accuracy and creates 2 shots on target.
Liverpool are ahead.
Pierre Emile Hojbjerg will be leading the Spurs midfield. He has been excellent as of now. All together he has two assists and 92% passing accuracy this season.
He will be accompanied by Ndombele who has scored two goods in this season and Sissoko who in 15 games so far has 85% passing accuracy.
Jordon Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum will be key players in midfield for Liverpool. Both have over 85% passing accuracy and have scored one goal each.
Fabinho will be other key player while Thiago Alacantara haven’t played much games this season.
Tottenham are ahead in Midfield.
The Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld who sat out sit out for four weeks after picking up an injury is back in the side. He enjoys 82.9% success in passes and has at least 1.9 tackles per game along with 0.5 interceptions and 3.8 clears.
He will be supported by Eric Dier who is a very good blocker and can counter attack. He has 84.1% success while passing and is great in aerial duels winning 2.8 per match along with ratings of 6.73 in this season.
Aurier who is looking to move back to PSG will be replaced by Ben Davies. He is a strong blocker and is aggressive in aerial duels with an overall rating of 7.06 this season.
The Liverpool defense was caught napping against Burnley as they surprisingly conceded 3 points at Anfield.
Andrew Robertson will most probably play as the left back defender for the team who holds on to the ball pretty well and frustrates the opponent’s attack. He has 83% pass completion rate along with a goal, 5 assists and 1.3 clears in the last 33 appearances.
Fabinho’s strengths include passing, tackling and taking long shots. He has 91.2% pass accuracy along with 1.8 aerial duels won on an average in 28 games.
Trent Alexander is incredibly good in crosses along with sharp passing skills. He has 76.5% success in passes, 1.1 tackles won per game and a rating of 6.70 this season.
Both Liverpool and Tottenham have strong defense.
Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted lineup
The predicted lineup for this exciting clash is as follows:
Spurs XI: Hugo Lloris, Serge Aurier, Eric Dier, Reguilon, Sanchez, Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Son, Bergwijn and Harry Kane.
Liverpool XI: Alisson Becker, Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Alcantara, Henderson, Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Firmino.
Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Recent form
Tottenham Hotspur are having one of the best runs in the premier league in club’s history so far with 9 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in 18 appearances.
They have achieved victories against Southampton, Manchester United, Manchester City, Burnley, West Brom, Brighton, Arsenal and Leeds this season which speaks highly of their consistency.
On the other hand, they were slightly disappointed with consecutive defeats against Liverpool and Leicester, but made sure that they corrected their mistakes in the coming games with victories against Leeds and Sheffield.
Liverpool who was looking invincible after that defeat to Aston Villa have suddenly dug themselves a hole with a series of underwhelming performances. It all started after that win against Crystal Palace.
They were forced to draw against West Brom and Newcastle. In their next outing, they were teared down by Southampton which was followed up by an unexpected defeat to Burnley. This also meant that Liverpool has scored just one goal in more than 450 minutes.
They are currently reeling under pressure in 4th place with 9 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses so far.
Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head:
Matches: 48 : Spurs: 12 Liverpool: 2 Draw: 12
Last 5 meetings: Liverpool – 5, Spurs – 0, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: Liverpool defeated Spurs with a 2-1 margin in a Premier League fixture.
Liverpool vs Tottenham Spurs Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted winner
The betting platforms and prediction experts are expecting Liverpool to come on top with the home team having a significant chance going into the clash.
According to FCTables, it has given 43% chance of victory to Liverpool whereas Spurs has got 29% chance to grab three points.
Oddschecker who are known for giving the best odds have also suggested Reds to be in the driver seat at 13/10 whereas the Spurs are far behind at 40/17.
Another platform FiveThirtyEight have gone on to give 42% chance for the Reds whereas their rivals have a formidable chance of 33% in this battle.