Sports Betting. Liverpool vs Manchester City [31.12.16] : The Reds are unbeaten on Anfield when City visits

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Sports Betting. Liverpool vs Manchester City [31.12.16] : The Reds are unbeaten on Anfield when City visits

Premier League

Matchday 19

31.12.2016

Bet: Liverpool Win

Liverpool is considered to be a light favourite of this match with the odds of 2.37. Sports betting experts admitted that The Reds will be hosts what is increasing their chances to win. Moreover, merseysiders returned to winning path having experienced mini-crisis in early December. So they had been celebrating victories for three games in a row. Jürgen Klopp’s side one by one defeated Middlesbrough (3-0), Everton (1-0) and Stoke City (4-1). And of course while betting remember that Liverpool is pursuing Chelsea in title race with 6 points behind.

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At the same time Manchester City is only one point behind merseysiders. The club are also chasing Chelsea for the title. Placing bets you should remember that The Citizens have already won three matches in a row in the second half of December. Pep Guardiola’s side managed to overcame Watford (2-0), Arsenal (2-1) and Hull City (0-3). However, betting experts of the bookmakers said that Man City in an underdog with odds of 2.90. Notable, the Draw is more unrealistic (3.60).

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Sports betting people marked that Philippe Coutinho, the leader of Red’s attack, will be sidelined for Liverpool. However Jürgen Klopp adjusted the team to play without key midfielder, so three games was won. But nevertheless gamblers may consider such bets as “Double Chance: Manchester City Or Draw” with odds of 1.55. The Citizens have all their football-players in line except two injured defenders Stones and Company. That’s why “Both Teams To Score: Yes” (1.53) should be tested.

In order of goal performance it is obvious that Total Match Goals Over 2.5 with odds of 1.65 can go through. But it’s supposed that Guardiola and Klopp won’t risk and place bets on solid defence not to loose and let the rival go higher in standings. So for risky lover Total Match Goals Under 2.5 is proposed with odds of 2.15. Interestingly that in head-to-head statistics Manchester City cannot beat Liverpool since August 2014. Moreover, on Anfield The Reds have been going unbeaten since 2003 winning last three home games in Premier League.