Liverpool vs Manchester City Capital One Cup Odds & PickNoah Williams
Liverpool battles Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England for the final of the Capital One Cup. The match takes place on Feb. 28. They start play at 11:30 am ET.
Manchester City beat Sunderland 4 to 1. They took down Crystal Palace 5 to 1. They beat Hull City 4 to 1 to breeze to the semi-finals where they struggled to a 4 to 3 aggregate win over Everton. Liverpool beat Carlisle United 3 to 2 on penalties. They beat Bournemouth 1 to 0. They took down Southampton 6 to 1 before beating Stoke City 6 to 5 on penalties.
A Closer Look at How To Bet Liverpool vs Manchester City Capital One Cup Odds
In their last 6 matches, all outside of the Capital One Cup, Liverpool has 1 win, 2 losses and 3 draws. Manchester City has 3 wins and 3 losses in their last 6 matches with one match, the 3 to 1 win, 4 to 3 aggregate win, over Everton taking place in the Capital One Cup. Neither team has done that well in the sports book.
What: Liverpool vs Manchester City
When: Sunday, February 28, 2016
Kickoff: 11:30 AM ET
Where: London, UK
Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Odds: Liverpool +200 vs Manchester City +130, Draw +245
Game Total: 2.5
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Bet Liverpool Because…
The last time that Liverpool faced Man City, they destroyed them 4 to 1. In that match, Liverpool controlled possession from the outset. Man City couldn’t get the ball out of their half. It was a terrible showing by the favored team while Liverpool played about as well as they could under new manager Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool was so devastating that they held a 3 to 0 lead by halftime.
Bet Manchester City Because…
Man City has been unstoppable in the Capital One Cup. Sure, Everton pushed Man City in the semi-finals but the 4 to 3 win was an aggregate victory. Man City actually won the match on Jan. 27 by a 3 to 1 goal score. Man City has been playing excellent soccer throughout the tournament. There’s no reason to believe that they’ll take their foot off of the gas pedal against Liverpool on Sunday. Revenge also has to be a factor for Man City.
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
Man City may be out for revenge, but it doesn’t appear that they’ll get it on Sunday. Liverpool appears poised to take it to Man City from the outset just like they did this past November. Man City rides a 3 match losing streak into this battle. They lost 1 to 3 to Leicester on Feb. 6. They lost 1 to 2 to Tottenham on Feb. 14. Chelsea obliterated Man City 5 to 1 on Feb. 21.
Will Man City have what it takes to beat a Liverpool team that dominated them the last time that the 2 teams faced each other only 7 days after a drubbing from Chelsea? It’s hard for me to see them doing that. Another note is that Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne appears to know exactly what his team must do in order to defend against Man City’s quality scorers.
Style means a lot in soccer. Liverpool’s defense might have the perfect style to counter Man City’s offense. I like Liverpool at over even money odds to get it done in regulation on Sunday.