Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
Manchester City welcome Liverpool for yet another derby between the rivals in Premier League on Saturday at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City approach the next Premier League round as number 2 in the table, having claimed 61 points this season so far. With 27 games behind them, Liverpool amassed 42 points, placing them as number 6 before their next fixture.
Form: Manchester City vs Liverpool
Manchester City Form
In their last three outings, Manchester City won 0-1 against Crystal Palace, beat RB Leipzig by 7-0 and hammered Burnley 6-0. Manchester City won four of their last six Premier League matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded six and scored 14 goals.
Liverpool have only one win in their last three matches, as they did beat Manchester United by 7-0. Disappointment followed, going down 1-0 against Bournemouth, and 1-0 against Real Madrid. Liverpool claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premier League. They also drew one and were defeated four times, as they were outscored by ten goals to three.
Betting stats and facts for Manchester City and Liverpool
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester City and Liverpool. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Manchester City have scored in the last 30 home matches in a row
- Manchester City have won 25 of the last 27 home matches
- Manchester City have not lost 30 of the last 32 home matches
- Manchester City have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- Manchester City have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal
- In the last 7 Liverpool away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 10 of the last 12 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Liverpool away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Liverpool have not won 6 of the last 8 away matches
Players on top: Manchester City vs Liverpool
When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Erling Braut Haaland brings great form to the table, as he is now on three goals in six games. Surely, Manchester City will start him against Liverpool, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Mohamed Salah, who notched up four goals in his past six games.
Popular markets: Manchester City vs Liverpool
Manchester City won nine of their last 10 matches on home soil, while drawing one in a run that saw them avoid defeat in front of their home supporters. Liverpool won three of their last 10 away games across all tournaments, whilst also drawing one and losing six. Manchester City are without defeat in 6 matches on the spin. Manchester City did not lose any of their last 5 matches on home soil. Manchester City have not lost to Liverpool in 6 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Manchester City scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Liverpool scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Manchester City managed to open the scoreline in no less than ten of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Liverpool performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Manchester City have scored in 12 consecutive home meetings with Liverpool.
Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Manchester City, who scored an average of 3.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Liverpool, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches.
Betting tip: Manchester City vs Liverpool
To sum up, the upcoming match between Manchester City and Liverpool seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.