Liverpool v Man City tips – Reds betting outsiders to win Anfield clash

We’ve got ourselves a Premier League title decider on Sunday 7 February, with Liverpool hosting Manchester City and one feels as though this is a game that the Reds probably need to win if they’re to claim back-to-back successes in the English top flight.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have made a decent fist of retaining their title this season with the Merseyside team having forty points on the board from twenty-one games played, although they still find themselves four points behind Manchester City having played a game more and that’s down to the relentless pace being set by Pep Guardiola’s team.

Manchester City Betting Favourites to Win at Anfield

Manchester City have hit a few bumps in the road this season and it was interesting that they drifted to 5/2 on the Premier League title race betting market after drawing at home to West Bromwich Albion on 15 December.

However, the Citizens won at Southampton a few days later and have won their last twelve matches in all competitions, with the champions of 2018 and 2019 setting a relentless pace which has seen them storm to the top of the table and threaten to go clear.

If you compare bookmaker betting odds for this match, the best price about Manchester City winning the game is 7/5 and that’s despite the fact that Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero are unlikely to be involved in the action, with Ilkay Gundogan stepping up to the mark in recent weeks.

Are Liverpool the Betting Value to Overcome Man City?

Even a victory for Liverpool might not be enough for the Reds to retain their Premier League crown, although it would certainly make the title race a little more interesting and you can get a big price about the Merseyside outfit if you compare betting odds for this one.

Right now, Liverpool are 21/10 to win at Anfield and they appear to be back on song following victories at Tottenham and West Ham which followed hard on the heels of five games without a victory.

The form of Mohamed Salah has been particularly superb in recent weeks and the way in which he took his goals against West Ham was excellent, with Sadio Mane expected to return to the starting line-up for this clash and it’s likely that Liverpool will be able to field some new central defenders for this clash.

What Are the Best Liverpool v Man City Betting Markets?

It was interesting to see the two teams play out a fairly tactical 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium back in the autumn, with De Bruyne missing a penalty and Liverpool starting fast out of the traps before regressing into a more defensive line-up to make sure they weren’t beaten in this clash.

While there might be a temptation to expect goals to be scored in this game, perhaps Under 2.5 Goals could be a better option and some bookies are prepared to chalk up 13/10 that there are two goals or less scored during the ninety minutes.

Perhaps we will see the in-form Salah prove to be the difference between the two teams and it could be worth considering the Egyptian when it comes to the First Goalscorer or Anytime Scorer betting markets. He can be backed on either with a degree of confidence.

What Liverpool v Manchester City Bets Should I Place?

If you are determined to have a bet on the Full-Time Result betting market, you can get 13/5 that this game ends in a draw and there are a number of ways that the two teams might cancel each other out.

Continuing on this theme, you can get decent bookmakers betting odds about this match ending in a 1-1 scoreline, although we are drawn to the prospect of Liverpool winning and BTTS which is chalked up at 4/1 right now.


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