Sunday 17 March, kick-off 2.15pm
Craven Cottage – Premier League
After a stunning result in the Champions League in midweek, Liverpool are back to the business of trying to wrestle the title from Manchester City in this Premier League preview. Jurgen Klopp takes his team to Craven Cottage to face Fulham, who are surely consigned to the drop.
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What’s the story with Fulham vs Liverpool?
Is Fulham vs Liverpool on TV? Yes, it’s being shown live on Sky Sports.
What happened last time? Goals from Mohamed Salah and Xherdan Shaqiri either side of half-time handed Liverpool a 2-0 victory at Anfield in November.
What are the Fulham vs Liverpool odds? Fulham are 11/1 in your Premier League predictions, while Liverpool are the 1/4 favourites and the draw is 11/2. All of those football betting odds are with Betfair, where you can claim up to £100 in free bets when you register here.
Remember that time…Steven Gerrard scored an injury-time penalty to give Liverpool the win on their last visit to Craven Cottage? Fulham went ahead twice before Gerrard’s late intervention secured a 3-2 victory for the Reds.
Team news and form
Last six: LLLLLL
Andre Schurrle is rated as 50/50 for these Fulham v Liverpool predictions, after falling ill with a virus. The German hasn’t played since the Cottagers’ defeat at home to Manchester United in early February, so is yet to feature under Scott Parker. Alfie Mawson and Marcus Bettinelli are also out of this game, both with knee injuries.
Last six: DDWDWW
Jordan Henderson is set to miss this game after going off early on in Munich on Wednesday. The England midfielder twisted his ankle, but the prognosis is that the injury isn’t serious. Fabinho will slot into central midfield, while Naby Keita could challenge for a spot in the engine room if he’s recovered from a muscular injury. Joe Gomez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have both been stepping up their rehab and are nearing a return to action.
Fulham vs Liverpool prediction, preview and betting tips
With Manchester City on FA Cup duty this weekend, Liverpool will move to the top of the Premier League table with a win in these football predictions. Fulham meanwhile are in free fall and they could even finish bottom of the pile after an after run of results.
The Cottagers come into this Fulham vs Liverpool prediction on the back of six successive defeats. They’ve only won one of their last 11 fixtures, losing 10 of those. The Whites have the worst defensive record in the Premier League, shipping 68 goals. That’s 11 more than any other team.
They only lost 2-1 to Chelsea in their last home game, but there has to be genuine fear amongst Fulham fans that they’ll take a hiding on Sunday. Liverpool, after all have scored 12 goals in their last four matches. They’ve also won their last five games against Fulham. Liverpool to win and over 3.5 goals is worth a look at 6/4 with Betway in your football predictions for today.
The Reds had been struggling away from home in recent weeks, but put that to bed with an excellent performance against Bayern Munich on Wednesday. The Bundesliga champions barely had a sniff when chasing the game in the second half. That’s testament to Liverpool’s excellent defence, which has only conceded 17 goals in 30 Premier League fixtures this season.
Even so, we’re backing both teams to score at evens as part of the best football betting tips this weekend. Fulham have scored in both of their games under Parker, including against ‘big six’ side Chelsea. The away team are 37/20 to win with both teams scoring, and 10/1 to emerge as 3-1 victors in your football score predictions. The Reds have scored three times on each of their last two visits to Craven Cottage.
If you’re looking for further Fulham vs Liverpool betting tips, Klopp’s side are 4/5 to be ahead at both half-time and full-time. That would mirror the teams’ meeting from earlier in the season. Liverpool won both halves back in November, and are 13/8 with William Hill to do so again. Sadio Mane is 47/1 to net first in a 3-1 away win.
Fulham vs Liverpool first goalscorer predictions
Mane has been in arguably the best form of his career in recent weeks. The Senegal forward has scored 10 goals in as many games, including braces in three of his last four. Mane opened the scoring against Bayern at the Allianz Arena in midweek, and is 9/2 with bet365 in the first goalscorer odds to do the same again on Sunday. Aleksandar Mitrovic has only managed two goals in his last 10 matches, a brace in Fulham’s last win against Brighton. That was at the end of January, but even so the Serb remains his team’s top scorer. He is 10/1 to break the deadlock in this weekend’s match.
Liverpool to win and both teams to score
Liverpool to win both halves
Sadio Mane to score first
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Oli is a passionate football man, who despite being the wrong side of 30, still turns out every week for his beloved Trafford United. Also a Manchester United supporter, Oli is an experienced writer with a strong background in the sports betting market.