10. Liverpool and Stoke open the new Premier League campaign on Saturday, the Potters boasting two wins from their past six games against the Reds (W2 D2 L2). Stoke are 9.70 to win.
9. Liverpool failed to beat Stoke last season and last beat the Potters at home in February 2011. Brendan Rodgers’ men are priced at 1.35 to win.
8. Luis Suarez netted the second at Anfield that day, on his debut. He is suspended this weekend, but Daniel Sturridge is 4.75 to notch first.
7. This fixture has ended goalless in three of the past five seasons (Liverpool winning the other two 4-0 and 2-0). Another 0-0 draw is available at 12.50.
6. Liverpool scored 71 goals in the league last season, the fourth most in the division behind Manchester United (86), Chelsea (75) and Arsenal (72). The home side are 2.12 to net in both halves.
5. Stoke, meanwhile, netted the second fewest goals last season (34), only QPR scoring fewer (30). Stoke are 1.90 to score at Anfield.
4. New Reds signing Iago Aspas scored 12 goals for Celta Vigo last season before his £7.2m transfer to Anfield this summer. Aspas is 2.25 to score.
3. Stoke’s Jonathan Walters netted eight Premier League goals in 2012-13 yet couldn’t find the target playing 84 minutes in Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Wales on Wednesday. Walters is 4.90 to net on Saturday.
2. Liverpool had more shots per game than any other team last season (17.61) yet had the eighth worst conversion rate in the Premier League (18.44%). They are 9.00 to win 3-0.
1. Stoke, meanwhile, had the fewest number of shots per game (8.89) but were more clinical (20.61%). They are 19.00 to win this fixture 1-0.
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