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Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

This article provides a preview, prediction & betting tips for Liverpool vs Burnley in Premier League on August 21, 2021
Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds
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Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips

This article covers Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips and predictions. These are the betting odds:

o – Liverpool win 1/5

o – Draw 11/2

o – Burnley win 14/1

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

WHICHFORD, ENGLAND – APRIL 17: Nike Premier League Strike Football photographed on April 23, 2020 in Whichford, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. No Premier League matches have been played since March 9th due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by VISIONHAUS)

Liverpool vs Burnley: Match details

Match: Liverpool vs Burnley

Competition: Premier League

Date: August 21, 2021

Kick-off time: 12:30 pm, August 21, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: Anfield

Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and Spartak Moskva at Anfield on December 6, 2017 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Betting prediction: Liverpool 3 – 0 Burnley

Liverpool welcomes Burnley to Anfield on Saturday for this Premier League match.

For Premier League fans, the talk is always of Turf Moor being a tough place to go and get a result. However, this has not been the case for Liverpool. They have won on 6 of their 7 visits to Burnley, including each of the last 4, and have stuck 3 past them on each of their last 3 visits.

If anything, it has been games at Anfield which have been the problem for Jurgen Klopp’s Reds. Liverpool have won just 1 of the last 4 matches at Anfield in this head-to-head, and suffered defeat against Sean Dyche’s side here last season.

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Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

Dwight McNeil of Burnley during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor, Burnley on Sunday 12th May 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Burnley: Recommended bets

101 Great Goals’ prediction of Liverpool 3 – 0 Burnley is available at odds of 13/2.

4-2 Liverpool win. Liverpool’s last home victory over Burnley came back in March 2019 by a 4-2 scoreline. A repeat of this score on Saturday is available at odds of 50/1.

1-1 draw. Draws are a rarity in this head-to-head with only 2 in 14 Premier League matches. However, both have come at Anfield, during Klopp’s time at the club and with the same 1-1 scoreline. Odds of 12/1 are available if you see this match finishing with the same result.

0-1 Burnley win. The last time these sides met at Anfield resulted in a 0-1 win for Burnley back in January. You can back them at 33/1 for the same scoreline here on Saturday.

Under 2.5 goals. Liverpool vs Burnley at Anfield has been a low scoring game lately, with 3 of the last 4 such clashes producing under 2.5 goals. You can back another low scoring game here on Saturday with odds of 6/4 for under 2.5 goals.

Mohamed Salah Goalscorer. Salah was the best player on the pitch in Liverpool’s opening day 0-3 win at Norwich. As well as his goal, he bagged 2 assists and was rightly named man of the match.

The Egyptian King (pictured below) doesn’t have a great record against Burnley, though, with just 1 goal in 7 matches against them, and is goalless in his last 6 appearances versus the Clarets. Despite this, Mo is the 2/1 favourite to score the game’s opener on Saturday. Or 4/9 on to bag a goal at any time during the game against Burnley.

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Mo Salah

Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates with teammates after he scoring his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 7, 2020 (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Burnley: What are the betting odds?

The Reds are without a win in their last 2 home matches against Burnley. Despite this, they are huge favourites at 1/5 on to take all 3 points from Burnley on Saturday.

The Clarets won on their last visit and are 14/1 to pick up back-to-back away wins at Anfield.

Odds of 11/2 are available if you see Liverpool and Burnley cancelling each other out on Saturday.

Liverpool vs Burnley – recent form and head to head statistics

Liverpool FC vs Burnley FC form
Liverpool FC vs Southampton FC - 4:0
Liverpool FC vs FC Porto - 2:0
Liverpool FC vs Arsenal FC - 4:0
West Ham United vs Liverpool FC - 3:2
Liverpool FC vs Atletico Madrid - 2:0
Latest match form, last 5 games:
Burnley FC vs Crystal Palace - 3:3
Chelsea FC vs Burnley FC - 1:1
Burnley FC vs Brentford FC - 3:1
Burnley FC vs Tottenham Hotspur - 0:1
Southampton FC vs Burnley FC - 2:2
Last 5 games for Liverpool FC
November 27, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Liverpool FC 4  - 0 Southampton FC
November 24, 2021 UEFA Champions League 21/22 Liverpool FC 2  - 0 FC Porto
November 20, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Liverpool FC 4  - 0 Arsenal FC
November 7, 2021 Premier League 21/22 West Ham United 3  - 2 Liverpool FC
November 3, 2021 UEFA Champions League 21/22 Liverpool FC 2  - 0 Atletico Madrid
Last 5 games for Burnley FC
November 28, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Burnley FC 0  - 0 Tottenham Hotspur
November 20, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Burnley FC 3  - 3 Crystal Palace
November 6, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Chelsea FC 1  - 1 Burnley FC
October 30, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Burnley FC 3  - 1 Brentford FC
October 27, 2021 EFL Cup 21/22 Burnley FC 0  - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool FC vs Burnley FC Premier League 21/22 form
Liverpool FC Burnley FC
13 Matches played 12
8 Matches won 1
223 Goal attempts 105
90 Shots on goal 46
63 Shots off goal 48
96 Corner kicks 55
60% Average ball possession 40%
70 Shots blocked 11
14 Cards given 28
170 Free kicks 114
20 Offsides 34
1 Shots on post 1
34 Goals by foot 7
5 Goals by head 6
39 Goals scored 14
11 Goals conceded 20
0 Shots on bar 3
Liverpool FC vs Burnley FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Liverpool FC Burnley FC
16 Matches 16
8 Home Matches 8
8 Away Matches 8
32 Total Goals 11
2 Average Goals Scored 0.69
11 Wins 3
3 Losses 11
2 Draws 2
Last 5 games & match results between Liverpool FC and Burnley FC
August 21, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Liverpool FC 2  - 0 Burnley FC
May 19, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Burnley FC 0  - 3 Liverpool FC
January 21, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Liverpool FC 0  - 1 Burnley FC
July 11, 2020 Premier League 19/20 Liverpool FC 1  - 1 Burnley FC
August 31, 2019 Premier League 19/20 Burnley FC 0  - 3 Liverpool FC

Liverpool vs Burnley

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool and Emre Can of Liverpool celebrate there sides second goal of the game during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor on January 1, 2018 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Burnley: Match preview

Sean Dyche’s Burnley have developed a reputation for being difficult for the ‘big six’ to handle.

Accusations of being rough, or physical, or just a long-ball side. Regardless of what is said, the narrative in the media is that the bigger sides hate playing Dyche’s Burnley.

This hasn’t really been true of Liverpool until recently, though. Prior to lockdown, Liverpool had won 4 in a row against the Clarets, the latter 3 of which were all by a 2-goal margin. Jurgen Klopp’s only defeat to Dyche was in his first match in charge against Burnley – a baptism of fire if you will.

However, that all changed with the most recent matches at Anfield, both of which had no fans present. A 1-1 draw towards the end of the title-winning campaign in July 2020 was followed by a 0-1 defeat here last season. It was the start of a spell that saw the Reds slide from the top of the table to mid-table before they regrouped for the final months of the season.

Early in his time at Liverpool, Klopp talked about the power of the fans. The unique bond that the Liverpool players have with the Kop that sings their names. He commented after a defeat by Crystal Palace in 2015 that watching the fans leave made him feel very alone – in direct contrast to the song they sing before every game.

Weeks later, in a similar position against West Brom, the supporters stayed. They willed the team to get something out of the game and the players obliged with a late equaliser. Queue the famous footage of the Liverpool players and manager ‘celebrating a draw against West Brom’. It didn’t make sense to the outside world, but for the players and fans, it was recognition that their bond was real. That they needed each other.

It was the first building block in Anfield becoming a fortress once again. This ultimately resulted in a 68-game unbeaten home run until Liverpool fell to Burnley in January, in an empty Anfield, with the players and manager no doubt feeling alone once more.

This Saturday will see the Kop full as stadiums packed to the rafters are allowed once again. Klopp will be telling his players that this is what they were waiting for. Perhaps that those empty Anfield defeats don’t count because ‘without fans, football is nothing’. They have to go out there and prove that the Liverpool we saw struggle over the past 17 months was not the real deal. That side can be forgotten now, and consigned to the past, just like those soulless empty stadiums.

Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – MARCH 10: Sadio Mane of Liverpool celebrates with Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Burnley FC at Anfield on March 10, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool team news vs Burnley

Pictures circulated on social media in mid-week showing Andrew Robertson back in training. While it is remarkable to see him back running a little over a week after his ankle injury, the Scot isn’t involved in team sessions and is probably still a week or two from consideration for the first team.

Curtis Jones missed the first game of the season due to concussion protocols. He was back in team training on Sunday and should be available for the visit of Burnley. He likely takes a place on the bench at best, though.

Thiago was absent at the weekend too. After his late arrival back for pre-season, coupled with a minor injury problem, he is now catching up on fitness. Any involvement here will likely be from the bench.

Jordan Henderson is even further behind in his pre-season work than Thiago. It is unlikely we see him have any meaningful involvement in Liverpool’s games until after the international break in September.

Fabinho and Roberto Firmino came off the bench at the weekend, and immediately Liverpool looked all the better for it. Expect Fabinho to be recalled to the starting XI here in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with Firmino replacing one of Sadio Mané (pictured above) or Diogo Jota in attack.

Liverpool vs Burnley betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

BURNLEY, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 28: Ashley Barnes of Burnley gestures during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Manchester United at Turf Moor on December 28, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Burnley team news vs Liverpool

Dale Stephens missed Burnley’s opener with an ankle injury. No return date has been provided but, given the fact that he didn’t even make the bench, he is unlikely to be involved here.

Similar to Stephens, Kevin Long is out with a lower leg injury that has been troubling him since last season. He seems no nearer a solution at present.

While there are no new injury concerns for Sean Dyche, he may make a few changes here to the side that slumped to a 1-2 home defeat against Brighton.

Jack Cork had a very poor game in midfield before being withdrawn towards the end. John Brownhill will be hoping he showed enough in his 10-minute cameo to replace him.

Ashley Barnes (pictured above) and Matej Vydra will also be hoping to get the nod in attack with one or both of Jay Rodriguez and Chris Wood having to make do with a place on the bench.

Predicted Liverpool line-up vs Burnley

Liverpool's predicted XI to face Burnley.

Liverpool’s predicted XI to face Burnley.

Predicted Burnley line-up vs Liverpool

Burnley's predicted XI to face Liverpool.

Burnley’s predicted XI to face Liverpool.

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

Liverpool vs Burnley live streaming & betting tips FAQs

What time is kick off between Liverpool vs Burnley?

12:30 pm on Saturday Aug 21, 2021 (UK Time)

What are the betting odds for Liverpool vs Burnley?

Liverpool win 1/5 | Draw 11/2 | Burnley win 14/1

What is the 101 Great Goals prediction for Liverpool vs Burnley?

101 Great Goals predicts: Liverpool 3 – 0 Burnley

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