Author: Bharath Ram
Last Updated: January 2, 2020
Liverpool and Manchester City face off each other in potential title battle at Anfield on Sunday. Both clubs are level on points coming into the match and both have been unable to preserve their 100% record at the start of the campaign. City are the defending champions after winning the title in style last season. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Liverpool had more disappointment in the Champions League with the team losing 1-0 against Napoli with a late goal to Lorenzo Insigne. The result comes just days after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League.
Manchester City made it four consecutive wins in all competitions after beating Hoffenheim 2-1 with a late winner from David Silva. The club had a comfortable 2-0 win over Brighton during the weekend.
The recent game between City and Liverpool took place in the Champions League with the Reds securing a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium before going on to reach the final. Liverpool’s last home match against Manchester City produced a 3-0 win. Our betting tips and predictions expect a win for Liverpool.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Liverpool win at 2.55[/bet_tip_now]
Manchester City are given a price of 2.80 to win the match. However, our choice would be to back a win for the home team, who have gone through the consecutive games without a win. After having started the campaign in impeccable fashion, Liverpool are having to work through a time when confidence is not great. However, the Reds continue to possess an incredible record against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City with four wins in six. Anfield is a very special place during times of such big matches and our preview would go with a win for Liverpool.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Liverpool win at 2.55[/bet_tip_now]
Liverpool vs Manchester City draw odds: 3.60
Manchester City win odds: 2.80
Correct Score odds
Liverpool were one of the brilliant attacking teams last season but Mohamed Salah has not been at his best this season. This has resulted in a subdued a Liverpool attack, which has been unable to find the right pass in the final third. Manchester City have a brilliant counter-attacking set up but they have been found guilty of losing track of their defensive duties. City have conceded 11 goals against Liverpool in six matches under Guardiola. Our correct score prediction would back a 2-1 win for Liverpool.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Liverpool 2-1 win at 11.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The game happens to feature two of the best entertaining outfits around. Even though both managers will look to win a tactical battle, they also happen to have an intense passion for attacking and beautiful football. Past meetings between these two teams have seen plenty of goals and our total goals prediction would go with more of the same.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.60[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Mohamed Salah has not been able to hit the heights of last season, which was an incredible campaign for the Egyptian. However, he has still been influential for Liverpool especially in the home games, as he has scored in three out of the last five at Anfield. Salah has three goals in five appearances against City in all competitions. Our first goalscorer prediction would back Mohamed Salah.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Mohamed Salah at 4.75[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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