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Liverpool vs Arsenal Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Reds squad depth to prove the difference

  • Liverpool host Arsenal at Anfield in the Carabao Cup on Thursday
  • Liverpool beat Arsenal 3-1 in the Premier League a few days ago
  • Liverpool have won 26 of their last 27 Premier League home matches
  • The Reds have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 8 home matches against the Gunners
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Takumi Minamino has made the most of his minutes for Liverpool this season (Getty Images)

Liverpool face Arsenal in the English League Cup last 16 at Anfield on Thursday. Both teams are expected to make wholesale changes with Premier League fixtures taking priority on the weekend.

Liverpool Form

  
Jürgen Klopp’s side started their Premier League title defence with a thrilling 4-3 win against Leeds. It was a superb match with Mohamed Salah hitting a hat-trick and Virgil van Dijk heading in from a corner.

The Reds then won 2-0 at 10-man Chelsea after the hosts had a man sent off just before half time. In the last round of the League Cup Liverpool travelled to Lincoln City and came away with a 7-2 win.

This victory was followed by a 3-1 home win against Arsenal in the Premier League. Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota were the goal scorers.

Liverpool Team News


Liverpool are missing injured centre-back Joel Matip but Joe Gomes should make a return. Midfielders Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jordan Henderson are both injured and are unlikely to feature.

New signing Thiago has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be self-isolating. Fellow new signing and left-back Konstantinos Tsimikas is also injured.

Expect Klopp to make a big number of changes from the side that beat Arsenal a few days ago.

Arsenal Form


Arsenal got their season underway with by lifting the FA Community Shield in a penalty shootout win against Liverpool. This was followed by a convincing 3-0 opening Premier League win at Fulham.

Their next Premier League game wasn’t as straight-forward but Arsenal still managed a 2-1 home victory against West Ham thanks to a late Eddie Nketiah goal.

The Gunners first defeat of the season came in a 3-1 loss at Liverpool in their last match. Alexandre Lacazette gave the Arsenal the lead but Liverpool were ahead before the break.

In the last round of the League Cup, Arsenal beat Leicester City 2-0.

Arsenal Team News


Arsenal are still missing defenders Callum Chambers, Pablo Mari and Shkodran Mustafi through injury. Cédric Soares and Kieran Tierney should make their return while doubts remain over Sead Kolasinac’s fitness.

Mikel Arteta is also without midfielder Emile Smith Rowe and striker Gabriel Martinelli. Expect Arteta to rest a number of players with the fixture pile up causing fatigue and injuries.

Liverpool vs Arsenal Head to Head


Liverpool have a 74-70 advantage against Arsenal with 53 draws in 197 matches.

Two of the last three have been draws including a 5-5 draw in the 2019/20 League Cup and 1-1 draw in the FA Community Shield four weeks ago. Their last match ended 3-1 to Liverpool at Anfield earlier this week.

Liverpool vs Arsenal Odds


Liverpool are 1.95 favourites at Unibet with Arsenal available at 3.50. A draw is available at 3.90.

Liverpool vs Arsenal Match Up


Liverpool have been incredible at home for the last two seasons but Arsenal are a different team since Mikel Arteta took over. Neither side will be at full strength in this fixture but Liverpool’s depth should give them the edge.

Liverpool vs Arsenal Stats


  • Liverpool have won 25 of their last 29 home matches (all competitions).
  • Liverpool have scored 2+ goals in 8 of their last 9 home matches (all competitions).
  • Liverpool have seen over 6.5 goals in 2 of their last 3 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Liverpool have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 9 home matches against Arsenal (all competitions).
  • Liverpool’s Takumi Minamino has scored 3 goals in his last 125 minutes of competitive action (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have won 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).

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Where is Liverpool vs Arsenal being played?

Liverpool vs Arsenal is being played at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

When is Liverpool vs Arsenal being played?

Liverpool vs Arsenal is being played at 19:45 BST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

What competition are Liverpool vs Arsenal playing in?

Liverpool vs Arsenal are playing in the Carabao Cup.

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Verdict

This tends to be a high scoring fixture so I'm backing BTTS Yes and over 3.5 goals. Liverpool's Takumi Minamino is tipped to get onto the scoresheet.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-188.68 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @+150 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Takumi Minamino Anytime Goalscorer @+175 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
First Goalscorer Tip: Takumi Minamino First Goalscorer @+650 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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