Liverpool Vs City Premier League Matchweek 32
This luster was taken out of Thursday’s Manchester City v. Liverpool tilt when City fell at Chelsea this week and wrapped up the 2019-20 Premier League title for Liverpool. The Reds enter this week’s match at the Etihad with an insurmountable 23-point lead and both teams have seven games remaining in league play. The title is the first ever Premier League championship for Liverpool, and their first top-flight crown since 1990, setting off massive celebrations outside Anfield and in the city center on Thursday. Let’s see how these teams arrive to this Liverpool Vs City matchup so you can make your bets against their Premier League odds.
Liverpool Vs City Betting Preview
Liverpool thrashed the two-time defending champs on November 10 at Anfield as they took control of the Premier League race. Fabinho set the tone with a goal in the sixth minute and Mo Salah doubled the advantage seven minutes later. Sadio Mane made it 3-0 in the 51st minute and only a stroke from Bernardo Silva in the 78th minute allowed City to avoid being shut out.
Manchester City Betting Preview – Spoil the Party
City had a chance to stay in the race Thursday but went down to 10-men and lost at Chelsea 2-1. Kevin de Bruyne tied the game at one with a laser free kick in the 55th minute before Fernandinho picked up a red card while conceding a penalty 22 minutes later. Willian converted the spot kick for the go-ahead goal while American Christian Pulisic scored in the first half for Chelsea.
Sergio Aguero leads City with 23 total goals this season, 16 in league play but a knee injury has him unavailable. De Bruyne leads the way with 19 assists, 17 in league play while Sterling has 21 goals overall. Ederson has made 34 starts in goal with 22 wins, five draws and 13 total clean sheets. City has just two losses at home this season with 11 wins and two draws and they have scored eight goals in their home games since the restart.
Liverpool Betting Preview – Celebrate in Style
Liverpool put themselves in contention to win the title this week when they routed Crystal Palace 4-0 in their first home game in front of no fans. Trent Alexander-Arnold got things going when he blasted home a free kick in the 23rd minute and Salah made it 2-0 right before the break. Fabinho scored in the 55th minute and Sadio Mane had the finishing touch for a 4-0 win.
The Reds have the best defense in the league with just 21 goals allowed in 31 games, 10 less goals than the next best defense. Salah has 21 goals while Mane has 19 and 32 of those 40 goals have come in league play. Alexander-Arnold has a team-best 13 assists while Roberto Firmino has 11 helpers. Alisson missed some time with injury but has 22 wins in 28 total starts and has been in goal for 13 of Liverpool’s 18 clean sheets.
Liverpool Vs City Betting Lines & General Match Info
- Money Lines: Man City win +106 / Liverpool win +211 / Draw +263
- Over/Under: 3 goals (O -112 U -117)
- When: July 2nd
- Where: Etihad Stadium
- Liverpool Vs City Live: SiriusXM FC, UNIVERSO, NBCSports.com, UNIVERSO NOW, NBC Sports App, NBCSN
In the last four season with Jurgen Klopp in charge at Liverpool and Pep Guardiola managing City, the teams have met seven times with Liverpool holding a 3-2 edge with two draws. Four of the last five games have gone over three goals and while there isn’t a title to play for these teams do not like each other so expect them to go all-out.
My Bookie Free Pick: Over 3 goals (-112)