The highly anticipated matchup between Leeds and Liverpool is finally here. The match is taking place on the 17th of April 2023 at 19:00 in Elland Road and it is round 31 of the English Premier League. In this article, we will take a look at the teams’ history, analyze the two sides and provide betting tips for the match.
Overview of the match Leeds vs. Liverpool
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Both teams are currently in good form, with Leeds performing better of late. Leeds have a slight edge in the head to head, with four wins, three draws, and three losses from their last 10 matches against Liverpool. However, Leeds have not won a game against Liverpool since 2015. Liverpool have been consistently good performers in the EPL and have not been defeated in their last 10 matches.
Both teams have talented squads, but Liverpool have the edge in terms of experience and quality. They have talented players such as Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Virgil Van Dijk, while Leeds have the likes of Patrick Bamford, Stuart Dallas and Kalvin Phillips in their ranks.
Leeds vs. Liverpool History
The two teams have a long and storied history. They have met each other a total of 57 times in the past, with Liverpool having the better record. They have won 32 games, drawn 15 and lost 10. Liverpool have scored a total of 124 goals against Leeds, while Leeds have scored 66 goals against Liverpool.
The last time these two teams met was in April 2016, when Liverpool won by a score of 1-0. The last time Leeds won was in 2015, when they won by a score of 2-1.
Predictions of Leeds vs. Liverpool
Given the recent form of both teams, it is expected to be a tightly contested affair. Liverpool are the favourites to win, but Leeds are more than capable of getting a result. It is likely to be a close game, with goals from both sides.
We predict that Liverpool will win the game by a score of 2-1, with goals from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino. Leeds will score their goal through Patrick Bamford. There could be a few yellow cards and one red card, but no penalties.
Leeds vs. Liverpool Betting Tips
Given the forecast of a close game, it is advisable to bet on the correct score market. A correct score of 2-1 in favour of Liverpool is a good bet, as it offers good value for money. You can also bet on the first goalscorer market, with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino being the favourites to score first.
It is also a good idea to bet on the number of corners in the game. The total corners market is expected to be between 8 and 12, with Liverpool expected to have a slight edge in the corner count. You can also bet on the number of yellow cards and red cards, with two yellows and one red being the most likely.
The match between Leeds and Liverpool is expected to be a tight affair, with Liverpool expected to come out on top. Leeds will put up a good fight, but Liverpool’s quality and experience should be enough to get the win. We predict a 2-1 win for Liverpool, with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino getting the goals for the Reds.