Liverpool vs Watford Match Preview

leaguelane.com, 12 December 2019, 13:30

It's raining blessings for Liverpool at the moment. Not only have they dropped a total of just two points so far in the league, but major title-contender, and two-time defending champions Manchester City are trailing by 14 points after the 16th match-day.

Considering that the Reds are hosting the 20th placed Watford this weekend, there seems to have no confusion regarding the favorite for this game - Liverpool.

Liverpool vs Watford Head-to-head (h2h)

The Reds are on a three-game winning run against this opponent.

Since 2000, only once have Watford won against this rival.

The combined scoreline for the previous three fixtures is, 13-0, in favor of Liverpool.

Watford conceded a total of 25 goals from the prior seven match-ups.

Jurgen Klopp's men are on a winning streak at home since 2000.

Liverpool vs Watford Prediction

Liverpool were on the road the last match-day, but had no concern regarding the handicap. They were being hosted by Bournemouth, and the guests recorded a 0-3 win to keep their impressive streak alive in the competition. For a change, after a long series of games, the Reds managed a clean sheet as well.

Meanwhile, Watford had to settle for a goalless draw at home the prior game week, as they played hosts to Crystal Palace.

This weekend, we have gotten ourselves one of the easiest fixtures to wage bets on. The best team in the Premier League at the moment, that too by a mile, takes on the worst of the lot. And on top of that, Liverpool have been afforded the home advantage as well.

Even more motivation for the reigning European champions will be the fact that, close rivals Manchester City are taking on Arsenal, and there's scope for Pep Guardiola's men to drop points.

In addition, Liverpool have been dominating h2h clashes for a very long time. In fact, they have scored a total of 25 goals in the previous seven clashes against this rival, and recorded a combined scoreline of 13-0, from the prior three games alone.

Also consider the fact that, at Anfield, Liverpool have been on a winning run for the whole of this 21st century.

Considering all these factors, count on a massive win by Liverpool this Saturday. And since this fixture being the toppers of the table at home, against the 20th placed squad, there's scope for other bets for brave punters.

Liverpool to win after applying an Asian Handicap of -1, -1.5 at 1.40 odds, and the combination bet of Liverpool victory + over 3.5 match-goals at 2.10 odds seem promising.

Liverpool vs Watford Betting Tips

To Score in Both Halves: Liverpool @ 1.60 (3/5)

To Win Both Halves: Liverpool @ 2.20 (6/5).

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