Liverpool vs Man City Betting Tips

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Liverpool vs Man City Betting Tips

After a couple of first preseason-friendly games, our Liverpool vs Manchester City betting tips slowly start to take their final shape. Watching these team's latest performances, it's not a surprise the Citizens are seen as favourites to lift the Community Shield trophy. Current Liverpool vs Manchester City winner odds at Bet365 have them at 2.40 with the Reds being available at 2.87 to win the match and take the Community shield trophy with them. Pretty tempting, isn't it?

Community Shield 2022 Match Details

Community Shield 2022 Details
First Team Manchester City (Premier League winners)
Second Team Liverpool (FA Cup winners)
Date Saturday, July 30, 2022
Kick-off Time 5 pm BST
Venue King Power Stadium (Leicester)
Referee Craig Pawson

Although many see this as a friendly game, it's one of the oldest official trophies in England. This game for the FA Community Shield (previously referred to as the Charity Shield), will be the 100th time this annual event has taken place, since the inaugural fixture back in 1908. It is always competed between the League Champions and the FA Cup Winners, for a stunning Sterling Silver trophy (but don't confuse it with Raheem Sterling, obviously). For anybody looking to place their Liverpool vs Manchester City bets online, we take a closer examination here of the odds, and markets and present a preview of the match.

1. Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview

The game will be played on Saturday 30th July, kicking off at 5 pm BST. The Community Shield game would usually be played at Wembley, but as the Women's Euro 2022 Final is scheduled for the same weekend, it will instead take place at the King Power Stadium, the home of current holders of the trophy Leicester City, who defeated Manchester City in last years contest.

Liverpool vs Manchester City Head-To-Head

Liverpool Info Manchester City
19 First Division/Premier League wins 8
8 FA Cup wins 6
9 League Cup wins 8
15 Community Shield wins 6
2020 Last Community Shield appearance 2021
2006 Last Community Shield win 2019
0-4 vs Manchester United, 2-0 vs Crystal Palace, 5-0 vs RB Leipzig Preseason results 2-1 vs Club America, 1-0 vs Bayern

Betting on Liverpool vs Manchester City is a tricky task, especially this early in a season. The Reds will be looking to capture the trophy for the first time since 2006, whereas City's last success came against the Merseyside outfit in 2019, squeezing home on penalties. Liverpool do however have a stronger record in the Shield, having competed in it 21 times previously, winning outright ten times, sharing it five times (before penalties were introduced) and losing six.

The Manchester club on the other hand don't do quite so well, losing seven of their thirteen appearances in this annual season curtain-raiser. So although past seasons should not really have any bearing on this result, any Liverpool vs Manchester City Community Shield betting tips perhaps should take the fact into account.

It will be interesting to face Haaland in the Community Shield match. He is a striker they haven't had before, but we all know that Pep Guardiola makes it work, and that's what we're also trying with Darwin. I love him. Erling is an excellent player, absolutely excellent. - Jurgen Klopp about Erling Haaland, BBC

There has been a fierce rivalry built up between these two clubs over the past decade with the best two squads in English football assembled and every meeting is closely contested, so the only Liverpool vs Manchester City sure predictions that could be made with any confidence, is for the game to be a tight affair, potentially ending all square at 90 minutes.

2. Liverpool vs Man City Betting Odds

Leading bookmakers such as Bet365, Unibet, and William Hill, have released their Liverpool vs Manchester City winner odds and are ever so slightly favouring City, with an early showing of 2.40, and Liverpool at 2.90. Recent form has made these almost impossible to separate, so the draw at 3.30 could be nearer the mark. With such tight calls, it's good to know how to effectively compare football betting odds, so learn about it from our short instructions available in the related guide.

Community Shield 2022 Best Odds

Community Shield 2022 Markets Best Betting Odds Bookmaker
Manchester City to win 1-0 9.50 William Hill
Under 2.5 Goals 1.98 Unibet
Both Teams To Score (No) 2.10 Bet365
Manchester City or draw 1.40 William Hill
Liverpool to score in both halves 3.75 Bet365

In alternative Liverpool vs Manchester City Community Shield betting odds, the half-time/full-time markets may be worth a plunge, with some tempting prices. Liverpool/Draw is 16.00, whereas Manchester City/Draw is 17.00; or braver bets would be Liverpool/Manchester City 26.00, and Manchester City/Liverpool 29.00. These teams always seem to manage to score against each other, so correct score Liverpool vs Manchester City odds for a 2-1 City victory at 10.00 looks good, but equally the 12.00 on offer for the same scoreline in the Reds favour, is just as appealing.

Given the scoring prowess of both sides and the likelihood of a close encounter, how about 13.00 for a 2-2 draw, or a more extravagant bet for a 3-3 stalemate at 56.00. Anybody feeling that one team may fail to find the back of the net may like Liverpool vs Manchester City winner odds to nil, with Manchester City at 4.50 and Liverpool at 5.50, or the 21.00 on offer for the time of the first goal to be between 81 minutes and full time.

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3. Liverpool vs Manchester City Prediction

This is an incredibly tough game to call, so any Liverpool vs Manchester City betting predictions need to be made with a degree of caution. These two are expected to compete closely in every competition throughout the season, so no reason to expect this clash to be any different.

Pre-season transfer activity may have some bearing on any Liverpool vs Manchester City Community Shield betting tips, with the Reds losing Sadio Mane, but Mo Salah re-signing and Uruguayan sensation Darwin Nunez arriving, along with exciting teenager Fabio Carvalho. City on their part, have added Erling Haaland and Kalvin Phillips to their ranks, and their squad just looks a little stronger, so possibly shading it in any Liverpool vs Manchester City prediction.

That said, these two are so difficult to split, and recent matches have often tended to end level, so possibly the safest Liverpool vs Manchester City predictions should go down the route of a draw, followed by a penalty shoot-out. Don't forget you can get familiar with the best 1x2 football bets strategy from our guide available in the related article.

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3.1 Liverpool vs Manchester City Free Bet

As a new season starts it is at this time of the year that bookmakers try and cash in on early optimism and release special tempting offers in a bid to secure a new customer base; not just for this fixture, but for the season ahead. With that in mind, anyone with what they regard as decent Liverpool vs Manchester City betting tips would surely enjoy the prospect of placing a wager with the assistance of that bet being totally free.

Leading bookmaker William Hill provides an excellent €30 or €/$20 to use as Liverpool vs Manchester City free bets (depending on the bettors country of residence), whilst Unibet improve on that with a free €40 and Bet365 is even more generous, offering €50 in free credits. All three have to be worth investigating in their own rights, as they can all open up many additional promotions, which each specializes in.

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3.2 How to Bet on Liverpool vs Man City

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Initially there will be a need to go through the registration procedure, which is straightforward and relatively quick to undertake. Once verified, it is just a matter of locating the market in which to make the Liverpool vs Manchester City betting tips become “live” bets. These could be standard 1X2 wagers or an alternative such as a correct score; but either way, the website steers punters safely through the process, and in no time at all the bet will be active.

4. Liverpool vs Man City - Community Shield 2022FAQ

4.1 ⚽ When and where will Liverpool face Manchester City for the Community Shield?

The game will take place on Saturday 30th July, kicking off at 5 pm BST, at Leicester City's King Power Stadium.

4.2 ⚽ When was the last time Liverpool won the Community Shield?

Liverpool have not been successful in the Community Shield fixture since 2006 when they beat Chelsea 2-1 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

4.3 ⚽ What are the current odds for Liverpool vs Man City?

The current Liverpool vs Manchester City betting odds show City as slight favourites at 2.38 and Liverpool are 2.90. It is 3.40 for the draw.

4.4 ⚽ What is the safest Liverpool vs Manchester City betting prediction for the Community Shield?

Possibly the safest Liverpool vs Manchester City betting tips will guide punters towards a score draw at the end of 90 minutes, with the result settled on penalties.

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