Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United host Liverpool in what should be the game of the week in the Premier League this Sunday. Manchester United is coming off a 4-2 road loss against Leicester City on Saturday while Liverpool beat Watford 5-0 on the road last Saturday. Liverpool is in place in the Premier League with 18 points in eight games while Manchester United is in sixth place with 14 points in eight games
The player to watch in this game is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has scored three goals in five Premier League games this season. CR7 played well and he’s been on fire, as he broke the men’s international goalscoring record on September 1, scoring a sensational late brace against Ireland to surpass Ali Daei’s previous mark of 109 goals. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Manchester United: 3.05
• Liverpool: 2.26
• Draw: 3.55
• Manchester United: 0, +0.5: 1.94
• Liverpool: 0, -0.5: 1.99
• Over 2.5, 3: 1.88
• Under 2.5, 3: 2.02
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Manchester United, coming off a 4-2 road loss against Leicester City on Saturday, have 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw in their last 5 Premier League games. Liverpool, coming off a 5-0 road win against Watford on Saturday, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Liverpool has been on an upward trend — with 3 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on May 13 and Liverpool won 4-2.
For Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has a 50.88 percent chance to score. He averages 2.61 shots overall per sim, 1.47 shots on goal per and 0.71 goals per sim.
For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has a 40.9 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.92 shots overall per sim, 1.18 shots on goal per and 0.52 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester United 1.8 to Liverpool 1.4.