Liverpool vs Plymouth Odds – Sunday 8th January 2017 – 13:30 – BT Sport 2
Liverpool are 1/7 with the draw at 13/2 and Plymouth are 16/1
Betting tips and match preview | FA Cup
Liverpool welcome Plymouth to Anfield in the third round of the FA Cup, with the big boys now entering proceedings.
Jurgen Klopp’s men come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Sunderland on Monday.
Daniel Sturridge (19) opened the scoring for Liverpool, with the England forward returning to the starting line-up after injury.
Jermain Defoe (25) scored the first of two goals from the penalty spot, equalising for the home side.
Sadio Mane (72) gave Liverpool the lead for the second time in the match, before turning into the villain.
His handball meant that Defoe stepped up (84), to score his and Sunderland’s second from the spot to ensure a share of the spoils.
Reds Unbeaten In Five
The Reds have been in excellent recent form, they remain the only side relatively close to leaders Chelsea.
They are now unbeaten in their last six but the draw against Sunderland means they have ended their winning streak of four successive matches.
Liverpool will be targeting a run in this competition, with Jurgen Klopp desperate to win his first trophy at Anfield.
Red Hot Favourites
Liverpool head into this fixture as the heavy favourites, with their excellent league form and the difference in divisions informing that.
With the absence of European football this season, a trophy will be a top priority for Jurgen Klopp and his side.
The Reds have never faced Plymouth in any competition, they will be looking to complete a comfortable win.
Plymouth In Great Form
Plymouth come into this match in good form, despite losing 1-0 away to Barnet on Monday afternoon.
Mauro Vilhete (14) scored the opening and only goal of the game for Barnet, ending the Pilgrims recent run of five games unbeaten.
That defeat will be disappointing, with Plymouth missing the chance to keep the pressure up on Darren Ferguson’s Doncaster Rovers.
The gap between the two sides is now four points, although the Pilgrims do have a game in hand on the league leaders.
Plymouth In Excellent Form
Plymouth have had an excellent season in League Two, they have recorded 15 wins from their opening 24 matches this season.
Wins against Crawley, Newport and Accrington were either side of a 3-3 draw against Wycombe Wanderers.
The defeat against Barnet was their 6th defeat of this season, Liverpool will be an enormous challenge for them though.
Plymouth come into this match as underdogs, with the three divisions difference meaning an enormous gulf in class.
The Pilgrims will be looking to avoid back to back defeats, this match will be like a cup final for them though, especially at Anfield.
This is the first meeting between the two sides, Plymouth will be looking to complete a massive victory.
Both teams are 5/4 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Liverpool are Daniel Sturridge at 11/4 with Divock Origi at 3/1. For Plymouth, Graham Carey is at 12/1 with Jake Jervis and Jordan Slew at 14/1.
This is the first meeting between the two sides in any match.
Liverpool vs Plymouth Odds
Tip 1 – Origi to score first @ 3/1
Tip 2 – Liverpool to win 5-0 @ 12/1