Betting tips for Burnley vs Liverpool 05.12.2018
Burnley and Liverpool face each other on Wednesday at Turf Moor in a challenge for the 15th round of the Premier League. Things do not look good on Burnley's side and the team desperately needs a win here, having won the last time in the Premier League in September. Liverpool have managed to stay close to Manchester City at the table and come here after a win in the derby with Everton.
Burnley came in 19th with 9 points, 2 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses, with 13 goals scored and 29 goals conceded. Burnley lost both games after coming back from the break for first-team matches, first at Newcastle (1-2) and then at Crystal Palace (2-0). The team did not win any of the last 7 consecutive games of the league, losing 5 of them, counting the last victory still to 30 of September, a record that of course the reason of the team is in zone of relegation, although it is only 1 point below the water line.
The Clarets have six home games for the Premier League, where they have won only 1 match and lost 4, scoring a total of 7 goals and 12 conceded goals. In the offseason Burnley was a very strong team at home, but this year is far from being level. Stephen Ward is confirmed low for injury, still in doubt the presence of Robbie Brady. The team urgently needs to score to be able to get out as quickly as possible from the downhill, or the maintenance accounts can start to get complicated. This is an opponent that the Clarets are often able to create difficulties, and will get motivation from that.
Liverpool, meanwhile, ranks 2nd with 36 points, with 11 wins and 3 draws, with 27 goals scored and 5 goals conceded. The Reds remain unbeaten in the English league, coming here following three straight victories, first at Fulham (3-0), at Watford (0-3) and then at Everton (1-0) at home. conceding therefore no goals in these three victories. Sunday's win in the derby against Everton was won thanks to a caricato bid already in the last breath of the match, but it was, in general, a game where any of the teams could have scored several goals, since opportunities were not lacking. By the time this game starts, Liverpool may already be 5 points behind Manchester City, which faces West Ham, putting some pressure on Jurgen Klopp's side who do not want to lose ground in the title race at all costs.
The Reds already have 7 trips made for the championship, won 5 and tied the remaining 2, scoring 12 goals scored and 4 goals conceded. The set of Merseyside is the least goals have suffered in the Premier League, something that is also due to the hiring of Virgil van Dijk, who since coming to the club that defensive organization has been another. As for the attack, Roberto Firmino has been below expectations and could be out of the eleven for this match, with Klopp to take advantage of the return of Jordan Henderson to make some changes in the center of the terrain.
Liverpool come here with more than enough weapons to win, with an opponent in a bad shape. The victory will smile to the Reds, in another game where the defensive quality will be superior to the weak attack of the opponent. However, Burnley have repeatedly shown that they can create difficulties for Liverpool in previous seasons, and this will not be a game with many goals to the mix.