After a 2 week international break, the Premier League has officially returned with an incredible matchup between Manchester City and Liverpool. The game will be hosted at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
In 2022 both squads were battling for the top of the table, however this time around they are looking to complete different objectives. Going into the final stages of the campaign, the Citizens are in the hunt for pole position Arsenal while the Reds are battling to climb into the top four.
Man City has won all of their last 6 games throughout all competitions, including 5 clean sheets, with 7-0 and 6-0 contests versus RB Leipzig and Burnley respectively. The star in both games was no other than Erling Braut Haaland who scored 8 goals in two massive results that boosted the blues into the next stages of the Champions League and FA Cup.
Nevertheless, wins versus Liverpool in all competitions have not appeared much for Man City in recent seasons, with them already losing 2 out of their 3 matchups in 2023. The saving grace was a 3-2 EFL Cup 4th round result back in December, which ended a 5 game losing streak versus the Reds.
As for Liverpool, they have fallen quite behind direct title rivals across all competitions this season, and are set to end this campaign with no silverware to their name.
Let’s check the latest picks, Premier League news, stats and Premier League expert picks for Manchester City vs Liverpool. We’ve plenty of Premier League predictions for you to consider.
Before the international break started, Jurgen Klopp’s squad achieved a massive 7-0 victory over Manchester United paired with tough 1-0 defeats versus Bournemouth and Real Madrid, with the latter becoming confirmed elimination from the Champions League.
Liverpool’s loss versus Bournemouth was their 8th in the Premier League for the 2022-23 season, placing the Reds 6th in the table and 5 points behind the top four places. However it is important to keep in mind Liverpool has 2 matches in hand on 4th placed Tottenham Hotspur.
This time around Guardiola should have enough information and time to properly set up against a struggling Liverpool side, nevertheless Klopp has taken the better of him in the last couple of matches.
Manchester City vs Liverpool Game Information
- Date: 04/01/2023
- Time: 07:30 AM ET
- Location: Etihad Stadium. Manchester.
- How to Watch: Manchester City vs Liverpool Peacock
- Live Stream: fubo.tv
Manchester City vs Liverpool Betting Lines
Manchester City is -170 according to our Vegas Premier League Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $59.On the other side, Liverpool is +440 according to the Vegas Premier League Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $440.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Manchester City at a 62.96% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Liverpool has 18.52% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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