Liverpool host Middlesbrough in the Premier League looking to finish in the top four places. The Merseyside outfit trail third-placed Manchester City by two points while they are ahead of Arsenal by a point. Irrespective of Arsenal’s results, Liverpool can finish in the top four with a win. Middlesbrough potentially come into their last Premier League game for a while, as the club have already been relegated from the top division. Middlesbrough will also finish in the 19th place due to their four-point advantage over Sunderland.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC – Betting Tips for the game
Liverpool’s 4-0 win over West Ham last weekend has put destiny back in their own hands. The club, though, are winless in the last three home games. Their last victory at Anfield was over Everton at the start of April.
Middlesbrough have managed just one win in the last 20 league matches, but this solitary win over Sunderland will see them finish above the bottom of the table. The club have also managed just a single away win this season.
In the reverse fixture, Liverpool claimed a comfortable 3-0 win at the Riverside Stadium. Middlesbrough’s last visit to Anfield was in the EFL Cup when they grabbed a 2-2 draw after 120 minutes of action. Yet, Liverpool won the game on penalties. Our betting tips and predictions expect a Liverpool win.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC – Match odds
Middlesbrough are at 18/1 for a win. We do not think Middlesbrough can claim their second away win of the season. Liverpool may have failed to win the last three home games, but momentum is with the Reds, who also have Champions League qualification in their sights. Our preview is confident of a Liverpool win, which can be back at 1/6 with Sky Bet.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC – Correct Score odds
Middlesbrough have looked dismal on the road after failing to score in seven out of the last nine away games. Liverpool have failed to score at home only once in the last 15 league games. The Merseyside club have averaged around two goals in each home game. Our correct score prediction is for a Liverpool 2-0 win, which can be backed at 11/2 with William Hill.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Even though destiny is in Liverpool’s hands, there is likely to be some nervousness in this final game of the season. Liverpool are expected to take things cautiously against a Middlesbrough team which has conceded 11 goals in the last three away games. Yet, Boro conceded only four goals in the previous five away matches. Our total goals tip is for under 2.5 goals, which can be backed at 17/10 with Betfair.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC – First Goalscorer odds
Philippe Coutinho has scored in three out of the last four home games for Liverpool. Two of those goals have opened the scoring for Liverpool. The creative play of the Brazilian will be key in the game. Our first goalscorer tip is to back Coutinho for the first goal at 5/1 with Bet365.
Liverpool FC vs Middlesbrough FC –
Liverpool 2-0 win at 11/2 with William Hill
Philippe Coutinho to score 1st goal at 5/1 with Bet365