Liverpool clawed back to within two points of Premier League leaders Chelsea at the weekend. The Reds’ 4-0 win over Southampton at Anfield combined with Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge have Liverpool one win away from the top of the Premier League. After 13 matches, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Liverpool are separated by just two points.

Everton vs Liverpool Match Preview

Everton are winless in seven straight matches in the Premier League. Rafael Benitez’s hot start to the season has unravelled at Goodison Park. He will want nothing more than to upend his former team at Goodison Park. However, based on Everton’s poor form, it could be a difficult night for the Toffees at home.

Everton’s recent record against Liverpool is good. They claimed a rare win at Anfield last season during Liverpool’s awful winter run of form. Their last three matches versus the Reds ended without defeat. Liverpool’s last four trips across Stanley Park to Goodison have ended without wins for the Reds.

Liverpool’s last away game in the league ended in a loss at West Ham. Can Benitez win against his former club?

Everton vs Liverpool Betting Odds

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Everton are coming off of a 1-0 away loss to Brentford. Andros Townsend gave away a first-half penalty, which was slotted home by Ivan Toney. The loss was Everton’s second straight defeat in the Premier League. The Toffees are at the bottom of the current Premier League form table. They took just one point from the last 18 available. Everton were outscored 12-3 by their last six opponents.

Liverpool took 13 points from the last 18 on offer in the league. Their last two matches ended in wins as the Reds won 4-0 against Arsenal and 4-0 against Southampton. Liverpool have played 20 games in all competitions and scored in each of those matches. Liverpool outscored their last six opponents 22-5. Jurgen Klopp’s team is the Premier League leader in goals scored with 39. They average 3.0 goals per game.

Everton are on a decent run of form versus the Reds. Bookies’ best betting odds on an Everton win at full-time are at 15/2. Liverpool’s best betting odds on a win at full-time are at 11/25. The Reds’ last four trips to Goodison Park all ended in draws. Bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 17/4.

Everton vs Liverpool Team News

Part of Everton’s scoring problems have been the lack of fit forwards. Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin is ruled out of the match with a thigh muscle strain. He won’t be back until mid-December. Richarlison served a one-match ban versus Brentford and will return to the team from suspension. Mason Holgate is ruled out through suspension.

Tom Davies and Andres Gomes are ruled out of the match due to injuries. Benitez will have limited options in midfield. Meanwhile, centre-back Yerry Mina is a major doubt due to a thigh injury.

Jurgen Klopp has dealt with a number of injuries to key players and picked up results. Forward Roberto Firmino is ruled out with a thigh injury. He won’t be back until mid-December, but Diogo Jota is in fine form. Jota scored twice against Southampton at the weekend. Defender Joe Gomez is ruled out with a calf injury. Klopp rested Joel Matip at the weekend and should bring the defender back into the team to play next to Virgil van Dijk.

Midfielders Naby Keita, Curtis Jones, and Harvey Elliott are all ruled out with injuries. Klopp should play the trio of Thiago, Jordan Henderson, and Fabinho together. They are his first-choice midfield and played brilliantly on Saturday versus Southampton.

Everton vs Liverpool H2H

Liverpool may be the in-form team going into matchday 14, but their record versus Everton in recent seasons is not good. Liverpool are winless in three straight games against Everton. Last season, they took a mere one point from six versus the Toffees.

The last four trips to Goodison Park ended without wins for the Reds. All four of those games finished as draws. Despite Liverpool’s poor recent form against Everton at Goodison, the Reds have not lost on the blue side of the city since 2010-11 in the Premier League.

Everton vs Liverpool Prediction

Liverpool to win to nil @ 6/4 - BET NOW

Liverpool are in brilliant form and our betting tips prediction is for the team to end their rot run of form at Goodison Park. The Reds have 12 clean sheets this season, which resulted in 12 wins to nil from 20 matches in all competitions. Their last three matches in all competitions ended as wins to nil. The scary part about those three matches is that Klopp rotated his defenders in each of the games. Everton have been held scoreless in three straight league matches.

Diogo Jota to score first @ 5/1 - BET NOW

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Diogo Jota has seven goals in 12 league matches this season. He scored first for Liverpool against Southampton and ended the day with two goals. Jota has scored three times in Liverpool’s last two league games. He is in form and will lead the Liverpool line as Firmino rehabs a hamstring injury. Our betting tips prediction is for Jota to score first.

Halftime/Full-time: Liverpool/Liverpool @ 11/10 - BET NOW

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Liverpool have been winning at halftime and full-time in each of their last two Premier League matches. The Reds should end their poor run of form at Everton this weekend and claim a victory. It should be a dominant performance with the Reds winning at halftime and full-time.

Everton are in poor form and are winless in seven straight games. They have failed to score in three consecutive Premier League matches. Our betting tips prediction is for Liverpool to be winning at halftime and full-time as they potentially move to the top of the Premier League table.

Manchester City have a difficult away game at Aston Villa and Chelsea visit Watford. Anything could happen on matchday 14, leading the Reds to the top of the Premier League standings.