The upcoming match between Liverpool and Chelsea in the Premier League is highly anticipated, especially following the announcement of Jurgen Klopp’s departure from Liverpool at the end of the season. This news has left many questioning how it will impact the team’s performance on the field. Mauricio Pochettino and his team are hoping that it will work in their favor.
In terms of the odds, Liverpool is favored at -165 on the moneyline, while Chelsea is the underdog at +430. The odds for goals total stand at -208 for over 2.5 and +160 for under 2.5.
The match is set to take place at Anfield in Liverpool, England on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 3:15 PM ET. Fans can catch the action on Peacock.
Liverpool is currently at the top of the Premier League table, with a five-point lead over Manchester City. However, they need to maintain their winning streak to secure their position, especially since City has played one game fewer.
While Liverpool has the home advantage, they will be playing without their star player Mohamed Salah, who is sidelined with a hamstring injury.
On the other hand, Chelsea is looking to break into the Top 6 and challenge for a spot in Europe. Despite missing several key players, they have been performing well in the Premier League, winning their last three games and showing strength in big matchups.
In terms of prediction, it is expected that Liverpool will come out on top, especially given their strong performance and the support of their home crowd at Anfield.
Overall, the upcoming Liverpool vs. Chelsea match promises to be an exciting and competitive game with both teams aiming for a crucial victory.