No Virgil van Dijk, no Fabinho, Joel Matip has to fight – and in the process meets a West Ham team unbeaten in four games, which is in tough competition with Manchester City and the Spurs, among others.
But this could be the toughest test yet in this long sequence of home games.
Odds, tips and predictions for the Liverpool vs. West Ham game: Jurgen Klopp’s men want to hold the record of 40 years of club history.
But Liverpool usually finds a way and winning the Reds and both teams score is an outstanding bet at 6/4.
The Hammers have scored five goals after the 80th minute in the last four Premier League games, and the second half, which is the most scored for West Ham, is 2/1.
Liverpool’s astonishing record at Anfield means that the odds at thepools.com are understandably 2/5, but West Ham are generously set at 13/2, as is the tie at 17/4.
Evens has scored more than 3.5 goals in the game – and goals have been a constant theme for The Hammers – in their four away games they have averaged 4.25 goals, while the average score for the last four visits to Anfield is almost 4.5.
And as for the likely scorers, Diogo Jota has scored in back-to-back matches and leads 9-2, while Michael Antonio, who has scored two goals in West Ham’s last three games and scored two in their last five encounters with Liverpool, is 15-2.
Liverpool win BTTS 6/4.