Motherwell vs Livingston Prediction & Match Preview

Motherwell vs Livingston Scottish Premiership Predictions by LeagueLane

Motherwell vs Livingston
Scottish Premiership
Date: Saturday, 6th October 2018
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Fir Park (Motherwell).

Motherwell has a difficult task this weekend as they host to high flying Livingston who will be looking to revenge their league Cup exit at the hands of Motherwell.

Motherwell sacked Livingston out of the League Cup as the game ended 1-0 in their favour. The game was a tight one as a first half goal from Johnson in 23rd minute was the decider.

In the Premiership, Motherwell haven’t made much progress, they have just 4 points from 7 games. They have lost 5 of the 7 games played, won once and drawn once. They are 10 points behind their visitors Livingston who have 14 point from 7 games and are 3rd in the table.

Livingston have won 4 of the 7 games played, drawn twice and lost once, they are 5 points behind the leaders Hearts. They have only lost to Celtic in the opening game and have been unbeaten in the league since then, keeping cleansheets in 5 games.

Livingston has the 2nd best defense in the league having conceded 4 goals, they are only behind leader heard who have conceded 3. They have played all the top 6 teams Hearts, Hibernian, Kilmarnock, Celtic and Rangers, they won 2 drew 2 and lost 1. With revenge on their mind, it will be hard for Motherwell to stop them.

Motherwell vs Livingston: Head to Head

Motherwell has the upper hand in their previous meetings, they have won 12 of their 22 meetings and lost 7.

Livingston are yet to win a game against Motherwell since 2004 having lost 11 games (friendlies inclusive).

Motherwell vs Livingston: Prediction

Livingston have shown they are a strong team from the games played so far. They have just the Premiership to focus on having lost out of the League Cup, so we expect them to have an easy win here and end Motherwell’s dominance.

Motherwell vs Livingston: Bet Tips

  • Livingston to win at 29/10 (3.90)
  • Both teams to score NO at 7/8 (1.87).

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