Liverpool hosts Manchester United on Sunday in a long-awaited clash between the two best teams in the Premier League this season. Liverpool is coming off a coming off a 4-1 road win against Aston Villa in the FA Cup on January 8 while Manchester United beat Burnley 1-0 on the road last Tuesday. Liverpool is in second place in the Premier League with 33 points in 17 games while Manchester United is first with 36 points in 17 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Liverpool: 2.01
• Manchester United: 3.70
• Draw: 3.80
• Liverpool: -0.5: 1.99
• Manchester United: +0.5: 1.91
• Over 2.5, 3: 1.93
• Under 2.5, 3: 1.95
Key Points to Consider
Liverpool, coming off a 4-1 road win against Aston Villa in the FA Cup on January 8, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 6 games overall. Manchester United, coming off a 1-0 road win against Burnley on Tuesday, have 5 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 6 Premier League games.
Momentum: Manchester United has been on an upward trend — with 5 wins in their last 6 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on January 19, 2020 and Liverpool won 2-0.
For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has a 51.5 percent chance to score. He averages 2.58 shots overall per sim, 1.37 shots on goal per and 0.74 goals per sim.
For Manchester United, Bruno Fernandes has a 34.32 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.45 shots overall per sim, 0.79 shots on goal per and 0.42 goals per sim.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Liverpool in this one. Average score in simulations is Liverpool 1.99 to Manchester United 1.32.