Premier League preview: Liverpool v Everton
Liverpool host Everton on Sunday in a Premier League Merseyside derby that will have a big bearing on the visitor’s hopes of European qualification.
The Champions League-chasing Toffees, who currently sit sixth in the top flight table, go into this weekend’s fixtures five points behind Arsenal in fourth, while Liverpool occupy seventh spot.
David Moyes’ side have won four and drawn eight of their 17 away league games this season, while Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool have won eight and drawn five of the same number of home fixtures.
The last league meeting between the sides saw the Toffees come from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park back in October, with all four strikes coming in the first half.
Online bookmakers Bwin make Liverpool 1.95 favourites to win the match, with Everton offered at 3.8. The draw is priced at 3.4
Bookmakers Titan Bet make Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge favourite to score the first goal at odds of 5.5