Latest Liverpool v West Ham odds as Brendan Rogers’s side will be keen to continue their good home form as they are placed as 3/10 favourites by Paddy Power to inflict yet another defeat on a struggling West Ham side.
After a virtuoso display against Norwich in midweek, Luis Suarez will be keen to help his Liverpool side pick up another three points as they host a West Ham side in need of goals.
Liverpool’s 5-1 win on Wednesday night puts them in fourth place keeping both Chelsea and Manchester City in touching distance as they look to regain second spot at the weekend.
Daniel Sturridge absent for the rest of the year through injury, Suarez will now be the heart of
Liverpool’s attack and the Uruguayan is likely to be supported once again by Brazilian playmaker Coutinho who impressed boss Brendan Rogers in midweek.
Coutinho could be one of three players expected to retain their place as both Joe Allen and Daniel Agger will also feature after putting in good performances against Norwichat the expense of Lucas and Mamadou Sakho.
Liverpool could have two main threats to trouble The Hammers with on Saturday afternoon as striker Luis Suarez has scored more goals in the Premier League this season (13) than their entire opponents have (12) whilst right-back Glen Johnson has scored three times in the last 4 games in the Premier League against his former club.
West Ham have struggled for any consistency this season and the 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on midweek now leaves the side just one point above the relegation zone as they linger in 17th place.
Matters for Sam Allardyce are made all the more difficult as promising young midfielder Ravel Morrison will be out of the trip to Anfield as he serves a one match suspension for picking up 5 yellow cards.
Alongside that, The Hammers squad is laden with injuries as George McCartney, Ricardo Vaz Te and Razvan Rat will all be unavailable for selection.
It means that Allardyce will likely turn to the strikeforce of Modibo Maiga and Carlton Cole to provide some attacking flair as The Hammers look to score at Anfield for the first time in six games.
After such as convincing performance on Wednesday night, Liverpool will be keen to put more pressure on West Ham with the persistent Luis Suarez eager to show the world why he is still such a highly-rated player in world football.