Two of the very best teams in England clash when Liverpool hosts Manchester City on Sunday in what should be a very intriguing game. Manchester City is coming off a 1-0 road win against Chelsea on Saturday while Liverpool had a hard-fought 3-3 road draw against Brentford on Saturday. Liverpool leads the Premier League with 14 points in six games while Manchester City is in second place with 13 points in six games.
The player to watch in this game is Mohamed Salah. Former Liverpool winger Luis Garcia recently backed Salah to improve his goalscoring record at Liverpool further this season: “He is becoming more and more important. He knows where he has to be. I think we can see a different Salah at the moment.” Salah has been on fire, with four goals in five Premier League games this season and he can be a difference-maker on Sunday. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Liverpool: 2.85
• Manchester City: 2.39
• Draw: 3.55
• Liverpool: 0 (2.08)
• Manchester City: 0 (1.85)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.98)
• Under 2.5, 3 (1.92)
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Manchester City, coming off a 1-0 road win against Chelsea on Saturday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Liverpool, coming off a 3-3 road draw against Brentford on Saturday, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Manchester City has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two teams last matched up in Premier League action on February 7 and Manchester City won 4-1.
For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has a 28.74 percent chance to score. He averages 1.37 shots overall per sim, 0.86 shots on goal per and 0.34 goals per sim.
For Manchester City, Phil Foden has a 15.34 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.83 shots overall per sim, 0.53 shots on goal per and 0.17 goals per sim.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Liverpool 1.03 to Manchester City 0.95.