Premier League Betting: Man United v Liverpool - 10 Vital Statistics



10. One of the most historic rivalries in English football will resume when Manchester United and Liverpool meet for the 186th time in Sunday’s early kick-off. United boast a 73-62 win-loss record over their league rivals and are 1.82 to win again.
 
9. Liverpool, however, are in good form after winning three on the bounce and seven of their last nine competitive games. They are 4.10 to take three points on Sunday.
 
8. United hold home advantage and haven’t lost to Liverpool in the league at Old Trafford in their last three meetings. They are 1.33 to win Draw No Bet.
 
7. Liverpool last toppled United in the league at Old Trafford in March 2009 – a historic 4-1 victory with goals from Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard, Fabio Aurelio and Andrea Dossena. Gerrard is the one remaining player from that quartet and is 4.20 to score against United.
 
6. United won the reverse fixture at Anfield earlier this season, Robin van Persie burying an 81st-minute penalty to hand his side their first victory at Anfield since December 2007. Another 2-1 result is priced at 8.25.
 
5. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side last did the league double over Liverpool in the 2007/08 season. They won their home tie 3-0 that season and are 17.00 to repeat that scoreline.
 
4. Both teams have scored in the last five meetings between these sides. Sunday’s game is 1.53 to go the same way.
 
3. Luis Suarez bagged his 19th goal of the season at Mansfield last week, and has eight bookings to his name. The Uruguayan has scored and got booked on in the same game on three occasions this season and is 8.00 to do so again at Old Trafford.
 
2. Suarez has six goals in five games while United striker Robin van Persie has five in five. The Dutchman is the favourite to score first at 4.30, with Suarez at 6.50.
 
1. There hasn’t been a draw at Old Trafford between these two sides in 13 games, a run stretching back to a 1-1 result in March 2000. Patrick Berger opened the scoring for Liverpool, who are 2.35 to net first, while a draw is available at 3.75.