Liverpool vs Newcastle predictions: Premier League preview & line-ups

101 Great Goals prediction: Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

Liverpool to beat Newcastle 3-0 is 7/1 with Paddy Power.

Liverpool’s attack is up there with the best in the world and the Reds seem guaranteed goals in almost every game that they play.

This weekend they face a Newcastle side who have conceded 38 goals already this season.

The Magpies surrendered a 2-goal lead away at Bournemouth last weekend and they have not been ruthless enough this season.

Liverpool have been in phenomenal form in recent weeks and would be top of the table had the league started at the halfway point.

Liverpool vs Newcastle: Who will win?

Liverpool are red-hot 1/6 favourites to win.

Newcastle offer huge 12/1 odds for the shock away victory, the draw is 11/2.

Mohamed Salah is 5/2 favourite to score first, and 8/13 to score anytime.

Virgil Van Dijk is available at 7/1 to score in the 90 minutes.

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Rafa Benitez celebrates Newcastle win over Stoke

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: Rafael Benitez, Manager of Newcastle United shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Bet365 Stadium on January 1, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Newcastle match preview

Liverpool have scored 18 goals in their last 6 matches. Their attacking trio of Momahed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have been terrific this season and particularly in 2018.

The talented trio have scored a combined 66 goals this campaign. In fact only one of Liverpool’s last 21 goals wasn’t scored by one of these three players: Emre Can vs Huddersfield.

Newcastle are undefeated in their last 4 league matches. Rafa Benitez’s team have drawn 3 and won one of their last few games. That win came against Manchester United which proves Newcastle have what it takes to beat the best sides in the league.

Last time out, Newcastle and Liverpool shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park.

The Reds had 17 shots that day and 68% possession but Newcastle still – somehow – managed to hold Klopp’s team to a draw.

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Newcastle could make it difficult at Anfield, but like so many teams before them, they are sure to concede at some point in the match.

Liverpool are yet to lose at Anfield this season. Newcastle are unlikely to change that this weekend.

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Liverpool 4 – Newcastle 3

Premier League romantics will always remember the 4-3 Liverpool win over Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle back in 1996.

The match ended Newcastle’s hopes of winning the Premier League title.

It remains one of the all-time great Premier League games.

Liverpool team news

According to reports out of Anfield, Jurgen Klopp is blessed with a fully fit squad for the first time this season.

Gini Wijnaldum, Danny Ings and Ben Woodburn have recovered from a virus. While Nathaniel Clyne is back after his season was derailed by injuries.

Newcastle team news

Islam Slimani is ruled out of the trip to Anfield. The on-loan Leicester forward is struggling with a thigh injury but he should be available for selection in the coming weeks.

Jesus Gamez is also ruled out, while Jonjo Shelvey is a doubt.

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Liverpool predicted line-up vs Newcastle

Newcastle predicted line-up vs Liverpool

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