Liverpool vs Manchester City prediction and betting tips (October 16)
Manchester City smashed Southampton by four goals to nil in thier last Premier League game. Will they get a win over Liverpool in thier next league game.
Erling Haaland is the highest goalscorer in the league after an outstanding start to the season
Erling Haaland is the highest goalscorer in the league after an outstanding start to the season
by Dipo Lukman Dipo Lukman

Liverpool will face Manchester City in Round 11 of the Premier League.

The match will start at 3:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 16 October 2022. The match venue is Anfield, Liverpool.

Latest odds on betting sites

Liverpool have their winning odds placed at 4.00 (+300 American; 3/1 Fractional). Manchester City have their winning odds placed at 2.00 (+100; 1/1). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.20 (+320; 16/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Liverpool — 26%, draw — 23%, Manchester City — 51%.

Latest betting odds on Liverpool vs Manchester City (16 October 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (-250; 7/5)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Liverpool — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Manchester City— 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.96 (-104; 24/25)

Match preview and statistics

Liverpool suffered a 2-3 defeat to Arsenal in their last league game. Gabriel Martinelli opened the scoreline in the first minute with a nice finish into the net. Darwin Nunez levelled the scoreline in the 34th minute with a top finish.

Bukayo Saka made it 2-1 with a tap-in from close range. Roberto Firmino levelled the scoreline as he spotted the ball into the net. Arsenal was awarded a penalty as Saka converted it.

Liverpool had 56% ball possession as they completed 395 passes. The Reds created one big chances during the game. Liverpool had eight shots during the game with three being on target.

Liverpool are 10th in the Premier League table with 10 points. They have scored 20 goals while conceding 12 goals with a difference of zero. Liverpool smashed Rangers by seven goals to one in their last Champions League game.

Liverpool team news: Thiago is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Oxlade Chamberlain is unavailable due to a hamstring injury. Jones is a doubt with a calf injury. Jota is out with a thigh injury. Konate is out with a knee injury. Matip is a doubt with a groyne injury. Keita is out with a muscle injury. Calvin Ramsey is unavailable due to a back injury.

Manchester City smashed Southampton by four goals to nil as they continue their unbeaten streak in the league. Joao Cancelo opened the scoreline in the 20th minute with a low effort into the bottom-right corner. Phil Foden soubled their lead in the 32nd minute with anice finish over the onrushing goalkeeper.

Riyad Mahrez made it 3-0 in the 49th minute with a left foot volley into the bottom left corner. Erling Haaland scored the last goal of the game with a finish into the bottom-left corner.

Manchester City dominated the game as they had 65% ball possession while completing 666 passes. The Citizens created six big chances during the game. They had 21 shots during the game with eight being on target. Manchester City had an expected goal of 2.47 compared to Bournemouth’s own of 0.16.

Manchester City team news: John Stones is out with a hamstring injury. Kyle Walker is a doubt with an abdominal injury. Kalvin Phillips is a doubt with a muscle injury.

Liverpool vs Manchester City H2H

Five of the last five meetings between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Liverpool have won two of the last four games between both sides.

Key players and lineups

Liverpool projected starting lineup:

  • Alisson Becker
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold
  • Joseph Gomez
  • Virgil van Dijk
  • Andrew Robertson
  • James Milner
  • Fabinho
  • Harvey Elliott
  • Luis Diaz
  • Roberto Firmino
  • Mohamed Salah

Notable subs: Tyler Morton, Diogo Jota, Divock Origi, Ibrahima Konate.

Roberto Firmino scored a goal in their 2-3 defeat to Arsenal. The Brazilian international has scored five goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 2.34. He has created nine chances in the league while providing three assists.

Manchester City projected starting lineup:

  • Ederson Moraes
  • Ruben Dias
  • Nathan Ake
  • John Stones
  • Joao Cancelo
  • Rodri
  • Ilkay Gundogan
  • Erling Haaland
  • Bernardo Silva
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Riyad Mahrez

Erling Haaland is the highest goalscorer in the league after an outstanding start to the season. The Norweign international has scored 15 goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 8.34. He scored a goal in their 4-0 win over Southampton. Haaaland has provided three assists while creating nine chances.

Prediction and betting tips

The fixture has always resulted in so many goals in the past. Manchester City have scored 11 goals in the last five games between both sides while Liverpool has scored 11 goals as well. Two of the last five games between both sides have ended in over 3.5 goals. The last two games between both sides ended in 3.5 goals. Three of the last four Manchester City's game in the league ended in over 3.5 goals. I predict over 3.5 goals.

Kevin De Bruyne is an exceptional player for Manchester City. The Belgium international is the best midfielder in the Premier League and has shown it consistently. De Bruyne scored an exceptional goal for Manchester City in their 2-2 draw against Liverpool last season. The Belgian international will be looking to get a goal against Liverpool on Sunday. De Bruyne has created the second most big chances in the league this season (11). I predict De Bruyne will score anytime against Liverpool.

Betting prediction: Over 3.5 goals

Odds: 2.50 (+150 American; 15/10 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Kevin De Bruyne to score anytime

Odds: 2.70 (+170 American; 17/10 Fractional)

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