According to a Match of the Day poll last night, Liverpool are three times more likely to win the Premier League title than Chelsea.
With results generated by members of the public, those who answered the poll may have been swayed Liverpool's 3-1 home win over Cardiff City, a three point collection that saw them leapfrog Arsenal into pole position, as they now have 36 points after 17 match-days, yet Arsenal and Chelsea both have a game in hand.
Liverpool have two of the three top scorers in the division as Daniel Sturridge has returned nine goals, while Luis Suarez is far ahead, on 19, with a six-goal cushion between himself and Sergio Aguero, of Manchester City.
Suarez returned a brace against Cardiff, fortifying his ratio of producing or setting up a goal once every 46 minutes of Premier League football thus far this season. Chelsea, meanwhile, have a trident of mis-firing forwards, with five goals returned from the combined conversions of Samuel Eto'o, Fernando Torres and Demba Ba.
In the poll, Liverpool were found to be 26% favourites for the Premier League title, while Chelsea returned just 9% of user votes.
MOTD poll and I've never asked this but we're top at Christmas & I'm doing it now. Do you think we can win the title? pic.twitter.com/r7akLUJYoc— LFCTS (@LFCTS) December 21, 2013
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