Liverpool will try to advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup when they face Crystal Palace on Saturday, February 14th in Selhurst Park at 17:30.
The Reds are favorites to win this game and qualify in the Liverpool FA Cup Best Odds At Crystal Palace. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.1 while the Eagles are with 3.7, and the draw is with 3.6.
The team led by Brendan Rodgers was eliminated in this tournament last year in the fifth round, so they will try to return to the quarterfinals. In 2012, they reached the final but lost 2-1 to Chelsea. Liverpool have won the Cup seven times, but the last time was in 2006.
The Reds needed two games to beat Bolton Wanderers in the previous round. For this match, they are listed with 4.0 in the FA Cup Odds to win by one goal, while the Eagles are with 5.25 to advance by the minimum difference.
These teams have met seven times in the FA Cup, and each has two wins and three draws. The last time both met in this tournament was in 2003, when Crystal Palace took the victory by 2-0 at Anfield with a goal by Julian Gray and an own goal by Stephane Henchoz.
Liverpool have not defeated Alan Pardew’s team in this competition since 1977 and have six consecutive games without winning at Selhurst Park, including the defeat of this season in the Premier League by 3-1.
The last time the Reds won on the road in the series was in 1997, when they did it by 3-0 with goals from SteveMcManaman, Michael Owen and Oyvind Leonhardsen.
Crystal Palace are looking to reach the second final in their history, the first was in 1990 and lost in overtime against Manchester United after they drew 3-3 in regular time. The Eagles have failed to overcome the fifth round of the tournament in the last 20 years.
The English striker Daniel Sturridge is the favorite to get the first goal in this match and is listed with 5.25 Odds, followed by Raheem Sterling with 6.4 and Mario Balotelli with 7.0.
Liverpool have had good performances in recent weeks in the Premier League, so they must end their bad streak at Selhurst Park and advance to the next round.