Liverpool vs. Leeds United: EPL Game Preview


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Liverpool will face a tough test when they host Leeds United on Sunday. Liverpool, coming off a 2-2 road draw against Tottenham Hotspur last Sunday while Leeds United lost 4-1 against Arsenal at home last Saturday. Liverpool is in second place in the Premier League standings with 41 points in 18 games while Leeds United is in 16th place with 16 points in 18 games.

The player to watch in this game is Mohamed Salah. Former Liverpool winger Luis Garcia recently backed Salah to improve his goalscoring record at Liverpool further this season: “He is becoming more and more important. He knows where he has to be. I think we can see a different Salah at the moment.” Salah has been on fire, with 15 goals and nine assists in 18 Premier League games this season and he can be a difference-maker on Sunday. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Liverpool: 1.15
• Leeds United: 15.00
• Draw: 8.40

• Liverpool: -2, -2.5 (1.91)
• Leeds United: +2, +2.5 (2.02)

• Over 3.5, 4 (1.98)
• Under 3.5, 4 (1.92)

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: Liverpool, coming off a 2-2 road draw against Tottenham Hotspur last Sunday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Leeds United, coming off a 4-1 home loss against Arsenal last Saturday, have 3 losses, 1 win and 1 draw in their last 5 Premier League games.

Momentum: Leeds United has been on a downward trend — with 3 straight losses in the Premier League.

Head-to-Head: These two teams last met in Premier League action on September 12 and Liverpool won 3-0.

Projected Leaders

For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has a 75.22 percent chance to score. He averages 4.38 shots overall per sim, 2.76 shots on goal per and 1.39 goals per sim.

For Leeds United, Raphinha has a 24.1 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.38 shots overall per sim, 0.67 shots on goal per and 0.27 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Liverpool Moneyline.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Liverpool in this one. Average score in simulations is Liverpool 3.8 to Leeds United 0.77.

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