League Cup Tips Liverpool v Bournemouth

Posted on October 27, 2015 by - UK League Cup News

Liverpool are the team with the most Capital One Cup titles won, and they will try to extend their led when they host Bournemouth in the fourth round of the 2015-16 edition. This game will be played on Wednesday, October 28 at Anfield at 19:45.

The Reds have lifted the Cup eight times and the last time was three years ago when they beat Cardiff City in penalties after they drew 2-2 in regular time.  Last year, they were eliminated in the semifinals 2-1 by Chelsea.

German coach Jurgen Klopp will try to win their first game in front of the Merseyside squad, who has five straight draws in all competitions. Liverpool have won only one of their past 12 matches. They are located in the ninth place in the Premier League standings with 14 points, and they have lost only one of their five games played at Anfield with six goals scored and seven allowed.

In the League Cup Tips Liverpool v Bournemouth, the Reds won the only previous meeting between these teams in this tournament. They defeated the Cherries last year at Dean Court by 3-1 with two goals from Raheem Sterling and one from Lazar Markovic.

Liverpool are unbeaten in the all-time series against Bournemouth with five win and two draws in seven games played in all competitions, scoring 15 goals and allowing only four.  Their last meeting was two months ago, and the Reds won 1-0 thanks to a score from Christian Benteke.

At online sportsbook Bodog, Liverpool are the heavily favored to win this game at home, and they are listed with 1.53 Odds, while the Cherries are with 7.6, and the draw is with 4.75.

Bournemouth come to this game also with a bad streak, as they have not won in their past five appearances in all competitions. They have only two victories in the first 10 games in the Premier League and have only two more points that the teams that are in the relegation zone.

The team led by Eddie Howe is one the worst so far in the local tournament away from home with one win and four defeats with seven goals scored and 14 allowed, the most by any team in the English top flight this season.

The Reds are listed with 2.0 League Cup Odds to win this match by two or more goals and with 3.8 to do it by one, while Bournemouth are rated at 9.0 to get the victory by the minimum difference and the score draw is with 5.5.

Christian Benteke and Daniel Sturridge head the betting Odds to get the first goal in this match, and they are listed with 4.5. They are followed by his teammates Divock Origi with 6.6 and Roberto Firmino with 7.0.

Liverpool and Klopp must win this game to gain some confidence and face Chelsea next weekend at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. In seven of their past nine games they have scored first, so they have to find out a way to keep the lead to advance to the next round.

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