On Sunday evening Liverpool host Manchester City at Anfield.

Looking at recent history, there's been relatively many goals scored early on when Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola do battle.

  • There's been on average 1.80 goals scored at half-time in the five most recent clashes between the two teams, 60% of the first halves ending with more than 1.50 goals scored.
  • There's been on average 1.60 goals scored at half-time in the five most recent clashes between the two teams at Anfield, 60% of the first halves ending with more than 1.50 goals scored.

Liverpool

Liverpool have the highest total goals average in the Premier League, counting goals scored in the first half at home soil only. Liverpool's home games have seen an average of 1.80 goals scored at half-time, 60% of the games have seen over 1.50 goals scored at half-time.

An interesting pattern emerges when looking at home games specifically:

  • 57% of Liverpool's scored league goals at home this season have been scored in the first half (thus, 43% of Liverpool's home goals have been scored in the second half).
  • 67% of Liverpool's conceded league goals at home this season have occurred in the first half (consequently, 33% of Liverpool's conceded home goals have occurred in the second half).

Manchester City

Manchester City have one of the highest total goals average in the Premier League, counting goals scored in the first half on the road only. Manchester City's away games have seen an average of 1.56 goals scored at half-time (33% of the games have seen over 1.50 goals scored at half-time).

When looking at away games specifically:

  • 80% of Manchester City's scored league goals on the road so far this season have been scored in the first half (as a result, 20% of Manchester City's away goals this season have been scored in the second half).
  • 33% of Manchester City's conceded league goals on the road so far this season have occurred in the first half (hence, 67% of Manchester City's conceded away goals this season have occurred in the second half).

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Prediction & Betting Tips

When at Anfield, the majority of Liverpool's scored and conceded goals have occurred in the first half. Indeed, Liverpool have the highest total goals average in the Premier League when counting goals in the first half at home.
When on the road, most of Manchester City's scored goals have been scored in the first half. Manchester City have one of the highest total goals average in the Premier League when counting goals in the first half on the road.
Betting Tip: Total Goals - 1st Half: Over 1.5
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