Newcastle United vs Liverpool - betting tips and predictions

  • Newcastle United vs Liverpool - betting tips and predictions

Newcastle United vs Liverpool - betting tips and predictions

After playing Spurs on the opening day, this is Newcastle's second real test of the 2017/2018 season.

Granted, Liverpool will give you chances, but they won't come in heaps as their attack is well-coordinated and rarely do the likes of Coutinho and Salah give the ball away.

Liverpool fans will know about Rafael Benitez's managerial credentials all too well.

The Merseyside giants are the overwhelming favourites, rated at 4/6.

On top of this, Sadio Mane is now available for selection again following his suspension which is sure to strike fear in the mind of this weekend's hosts.

Both Newcastle and Liverpool have been in fairly good form this season, meaning the game should be a very entertaining one.

The Spanish boss previously coached the England global midfielder at Anfield, and Collymore, who spent time at Anfield during his playing days, believes that Jamaal Lascelles has the attributes to become just as vital a leader.

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Sunday's match has the added spice of Rafa Benitez facing his old club on home turf.

"After it depends how the game goes - maybe one point is good enough - but at the beginning, just try to get three points".

I am going to predict that this game ends as a draw.

Liverpool's results have been abysmal of late...notice I said "results"? I was at the age where I wanted to play more and more games, and I ended up moving to Swansea from Liverpool.

But even without those statistics, Klopp has no concerns about the goals returning after taking 120 shots but scoring just seven goals in five matches since the 5-0 loss to Manchester City on September 9.

Leicester's recent home record against Liverpool reads WWW. So a win at Newcastle could turn the mood around significantly for the worldwide break. The club will also be boosted by the return of Aleksandar Mitrovic following a suspension.

Newcastle striker Joselu celebrates Newcastle's equaliser.

Newcastle have had a unusual start to the season winning three and losing three of their six Premier League games so far.

Newcastle will have to do without the services of left-backs Paul Dummett and Massadio Haidara, meaning Chancel Mbemba is likely to be deployed in that position.

Speaking ahead of Liverpool's visit to Newcastle, Klopp told reporters that Coutinho is now 100% committed to the cause.

Klopp will be without Adam Lallana and Clyne who are injured.