Man Utd vs Liverpool: Pre-match analysis and betting tips

Man Utd meet visiting Liverpool FC in a Premier League third round match. The clash takes place at Old Trafford on Monday and should be interesting enough to follow.

Both teams enter the competition after disappointing starts in their respective campaigns. They are both winless and after the first two games they are in unfamiliar territory. Man Utd are in the relegation zone and will surely be desperate to get some points on board while Liverpool have already lost critical ground in the bottom half of the league in the title race.

Position in Premier League table: Man Utd vs Liverpool

According to the Premier League table, the difference between these two opponents is currently only two points. This means that this game in Round 3 will be important for both teams and their position in the league table. Man Utd have an opportunity to catch up to Liverpool, who are 15th by two points ahead of Monday’s encounter. The latter will certainly try to extend the gap in the table.

Latest form and previous Premier League encounters between Man Utd and Liverpool

Man Utd continue to fidget

The Red Devils have endured a tough spell in the last three games from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 1-0 by Crystal Palace before Brighton went out with 2-1 victories. A third loss in the trot followed against Brentford, who emerged 4-0 victors.

Liverpool hope to increase their points tally

The Reds look solid after going three games unbeaten but at the same time seem to be missing that crucial advantage. They laid the groundwork by beating Manchester City 3-1 before settling by a point in a 2-2 draw with Fulham. In their last game, they shared the points again, this time in a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.

Match history: Man Utd vs Liverpool

Liverpool have torn Man Utd to pieces in their recent Premier League encounters, beating them 4-0, 5-0. It’s undoubtedly worth keeping this in mind before deciding on your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Highlights of the last game between Man Utd and Liverpool at Old Trafford:

Man Utd vs Liverpool stats

Here are some interesting betting facts based on stats from the last few games Man Utd and Liverpool have played in all tournaments.

  • Manchester United have caught up 18 of the last 20 matches
  • in the 7 of the last 9 Home games Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Manchester United have caught up 10 of the last 11 home games
  • Manchester United didn’t win the last 5 games in a row
  • in the 5 of the last 7 Matches that Manchester United have played have scored both teams
  • Liverpool scored a goal 47 of the last 49 away games
  • Liverpool didn’t lose 23 of the last 25 away games
  • Liverpool have conceded 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Liverpool won 7 of the last 9 away games
  • in the 5 of the last 7 Liverpool played away games, both teams scored
  • Manchester United didn’t win 11 of the last 12 Games against Liverpool
  • Manchester United have caught up 12 of the last 14 Home games against Liverpool
  • in the the last 3 Manchester United vs Liverpool goal total was over 3.5
  • in the 5 of the last 7 Home games Manchester United played against Liverpool, both teams scored a goal
  • Manchester United lost the last 3 Matches against Liverpool in a row

top shooter

With the new Premier League season just starting, we’re still a bit in the dark as to which striker will dominate the Man Utd and Liverpool goalscoring charts this season. However, there are some interesting prospects when looking at the list of players who are currently at their best.

Top picks for the game: Man Utd vs Liverpool

Finally, we present betting tips for this Premier League game based on the statements above. Besides the main prediction for this game, we have also come up with some lower and higher risk alternatives.

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