Anfield is the location for one of the biggest matches of the campaign as Liverpool take on Manchester United in an age-old rivalry between the two clubs. Liverpool have moved to the top of the table after last weekend’s results, while Manchester United are struggling in the sixth place. A decade ago, the two teams would find themselves in opposite positions. Now, Liverpool have a 16-point advantage over United. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Liverpool were able to pick up a comprehensive 4-0 win over Bournemouth last weekend as they took full advantage of Manchester City’s defeat against Chelsea. The midweek match against Napoli saw Liverpool achieve qualification to the last 16 round of the Champions League with a 1-0 win.
Manchester United produced a comprehensive performance to beat Fulham 4-1 at home last weekend. This was followed by a 2-1 defeat against Valencia in the Champions League and it led to the Red Devils finishing second in the group.
The recent derby between United and Liverpool took place at Old Trafford with the Red Devils securing a 2-1 win. Jose Mourinho’s United snatched a goalless draw in their last visit to Anfield. 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 1.57[/bet_tip_now]
Manchester United are at a very attractive price to win this match, but the Red Devils are far off from challenging against the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City at this moment. Mourinho’s team have fallen off the pace and the Portuguese has also looked tired this season. His usually successful ways of getting the best out of his players and protecting them from criticism have not worked. Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp continues to build Liverpool from strength to strength. Even though the Reds have not been at their best this season, they have been able to grind out results unlike in the last few decades. Our preview would be a win for Liverpool.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Liverpool win at 1.57[/bet_tip_now]
Liverpool vs Manchester United draw odds: 4.00
Manchester United win odds: 6.00
Correct Score odds
Liverpool’s offensive line-up will be given a stern defensive test by United, who may sit back in great numbers. Traditionally, this match has been low on goals with even former boss Sir Alex Ferguson resorting to defensive tactics. Our correct score prediction expects a 2-0 win for Liverpool.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Liverpool 2-0 win at 8.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
This match is expected to witness a tight and defensive game which has both teams on their edge. In terms of pure attacking quality, this may not be the match to experience. Our total goals prediction would go with under 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 2.10[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Mohamed Salah is unlikely to be given space to operate behind the defence, but he remains as Liverpool’s best-attacking talent with a string of goals of late. His hat-trick against Bournemouth takes him to 10 league goals for the campaign. Our first goalscorer prediction is to back Mohamed Salah.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Mohamed Salah at 4.33[/bet_tip_now]
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