Liverpool v Manchester City Premier League Betting Tips 03/10/2021
One of the biggest fixtures in the Premier League calendar takes place at 4:30 p.m on Sunday. Former top-flight champions Liverpool host current title holders Man City in the annual title clash. The Reds are in sensational form, and City will need to be at their best to take a huge scalp early in the 2021/22 title race. Who will come out on top in this clash of the titans? Check out our tips and the best odds ahead of this huge fixture.
Liverpool thrashed FC Porto with a 5-1 victory in the Champions League on Tuesday to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. The Reds have only dropped four Premier League points this season after draws against Brentford and Chelsea. Man City could not build on their impressive 1-0 away win on Saturday and suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss to Paris St Germain on Tuesday in the Champions League. Liverpool midfielders Thiago Alcântara (calf) and Harvey Elliott (leg) are unavailable for Liverpool, and Trent Alexander-Arnold is doubtful with a groin injury. City’s Ilkay Gundogan has a thigh injury, and Oleksandr Zinchenko is doubtful with a knock.
Picking a matchwinner in the Liverpool v Man City fixture is challenging as there is little difference in quality between the sides. City are the favourites among some bookmakers as they have won six of their last eight in all competitions. Mansion Bet will return 29/20 odds for an away win this weekend. A draw between the sides is less likely, as there have only been three draws in the last 11 meetings in this fixture. Betfred will pay out the best returns for a stalemate at 13/5. Our tip this weekend is to back a Liverpool home win. The Reds have won seven of their last nine at home in all competitions, and they are unbeaten in 13 straight home games. There is good value on a Liverpool win, with Betfred offering 2/1 odds.
Goals are expected this weekend, and there is decent value in backing another high-scorer at Anfield. Liverpool vs Man City at Anfield has produced scorelines with over 2.5 goals in four of the last five meetings between the sides. The Reds have also been involved with scorelines of over 2.5 goals in their last six matches. Mansion Bet will return 4/5 odds for another match involving over 2.5 goals. However, our tip this weekend is to go higher, as Liverpool have seen over 3.5 goals in their last two matches. City have also seen over 3.5 goals in four matches this season, including two 5-0 wins in the Premier League. There is good value on over 3.5 goals, with BetVictor offering 19/10 odds.
Plenty of top goalscorers will take to the pitch on Sunday as Liverpool, and Man City are overloaded with attacking quality. For City, Riyad Mahrez is leading the goal-scoring charts with four goals this season in all competitions. Unibet will provide decent odds for the forward to net again this weekend at 14/5 odds. But, for a more likely anytime scorer, select a Liverpool player. The Reds frontline has been consistent this season, and Sadio Mané is a good option. The Senegalese striker has scored four goals this term, and he has hit the net in three of his last four matches. Unibet will provide the best returns again for a Mane goal at 5/2. One star player who is in fine form this season is Liverpool talisman Mo Salah. Salah scored twice in the 5-1 thrashing of Porto, and he has scored eight goals in eight matches. Bet365 will provide excellent returns at 13/10 for another Salah goal, and this is our goalscorer tip this weekend.
Liverpool vs Man City is always an intriguing match up. With both sides wanting to gain an early advantage in the title race this season, this fixture is set to be the pick of the bunch so far this season. We do hope you have found our Liverpool v Manchester City Premier League Betting Tips 03/10/2021 useful and interesting but please remember we don’t guarantee our bets will win. However, what we do is to try and find you genuine betting tips with good betting value that will hopefully bring long term betting value. As well as hunting value bets, we also find you the best betting odds at the time of writing to try and get the best possible betting value. Another way you can try and get more betting value is by taking advantage of the online bookies free bets and betting offers the bookmakers offer new customers. On our homepage we have all the best bookies free bets and welcome offers, so check them and get betting with the bookmakers money. Whatever you decide to bet on, please remember to gamble responsibly, stay within your limits and keep it fun. Good luck everyone.