Stoke vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Tuesday evening League Cup semi-final match first leg Stoke vs Liverpool is bringing us not only great football but also great betting odds. Very interesting match with lots of action on the field, dynamic and with no calculations is expected. After losing at first match this year in the Premier League, Stoke City from WBA 2-1 and Liverpool from West Ham 2-0, both teams sees this match as an opportunity to regain self-confidence for the rest of the season. Stoke was playing draw at the halftime in 46% of their matches. However, they have seen over 2.5 goals scored in over 60% of their matches in total this season. On the other side, Liverpool is having not so bright season, but is holding up very good in both Premier League and League Cup. They are struggling with injured and missing players from the start of the season. It is the same for this match. When it comes to their mutual encounters in all competitions, Liverpool has much better performance. They won in three of their last four matches. Many missing players could affect the final outcome and even though Liverpool is a favorite to win this match, surprises are possible. Both teams will head for the victory, and will try to control the match from the start. Liverpool will dominate in speed and therefore will try to outrun opposition defenders and score the goal while Stoke will try to use their heights and score from a break or after a free kick. Great odds, many different games to play and lots of thrills are only more reasons why not to miss this match. Both teams will create many scoring chances and at the end, hopefully we will see goals on both sides. Enjoy in great football and earn money with our football prediction and betting tips. Read our betting preview and place your bets on really high odd.
Stoke have few missing players for this home match against Liverpool. Marc Muniesa, Peter Crouch, Shay Given and Peter Odemwingie are injured and they will not play for sure. Stephen Ireland is not fully fit and he is doubtful for this very hard game. All other players are fully fit and they are highly motivated to make positive score after first leg.
On the other side Liverpool have lots of missing players for this match. Danny Ings, James Milner, Divock Origi, Jordan Rossiter, Martin Skrtel and Joseph Gomez are all injured and they will not play for sure against Stoke City. Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for this match.
Possible starting lineups
Stoke: Butland; Pieters, Wollscheid, Shawcross, Johnson; Whelan, Cameron; Arnautovic, Bojan, Shaqiri; Diouf
Liverpool: Bogdan; Clyne, Lovren, Sakho, Smith; Can, Leiva; Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho; Benteke
Stoke vs Liverpool Prediction
We expect very interesting and exciting football match between Stoke City and Liverpool on Tuesday evening. Stoke City are in fine fettle and they play really good football. They like to play attractive football and they will try to score from the first minute. On the other side Liverpool this season play very variable but they will be very dangerous opponent. All players are highly motivated for this match and we expect one open game with lots of scoring chances. However our prediction and betting tips for match Stoke vs Liverpool Prediction: Draw and both teams to score. We expect match without a winner and expect scoring from Lallana for Liverpool, and for Shawcroos for Stoke City. We expect first goal for Stoke City after corner. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.