Everton vs Liverpool Betting Preview
It’s that time of the year again as the first Merseryside derby of the season takes place this Saturday lunchtime at Goodison Park. Everton won this fixture last season and will be hoping for more of the same this year as they head into the clash slight underdogs against their closest rivals. Both sides have had a decent start to the season and a win for either team could do wonders for their league position.
Everton vs Liverpool Betting odds
The Toffees go into the lunchtime kick off on the back of just 1 defeat in 6 games in all competitions and they put in a good defensive display against Man City during that loss. Although it was a frustrating transfer window again for Everton fans, they still look like a solid mid table side that could mount a push for Europe and will give Liverpool a tough game. Tim Cahill has a great ability of scoring important goals and so the forward is looking like a good bet at 8.0 with Bet365 to open the scoring on the day. Although the Toffees do go into the game slight underdogs at 3.3 with Coral, the tight nature of derby games between these two means that it may not be a bad bet at all. Everton have conceded on average of 1 goal a game this season and scored an average of 1 a game also, therefore betting on a 1-1 draw should give a decent return at 7.0 from Ladbrokes.
Liverpool have made a fairly solid start to the season, winning 3 of their 6 league games, but after the money they spent in the transfer window many expected more. Nevertheless they have some good players who will gel over the season and produce the goods. One of those is Luis Suarez and the Uruguayan has had a good start to the season already, which is why backing him at 2.5 with Paddy Power to score at any time could be a smart bet. Liverpool will be desperate to atone for their defeat here last season and as it will be a tight game, a 2-1 away win is looking good with odds of 11.0 available from Ladbrokes. Steven Gerard could continue his comeback from injury on Saturday and if the England man does then that will surely only boost Liverpool’s chances.
1-1 Draw – 7.0 Ladbrokes
Cahill first goal scorer – 8.0 Bet365
Suarez anytime scorer – 2.5 Paddy Power
Under 2.5 goals – 1.73 Stan James
2-1 Liverpool WIN – 11.0 Ladbrokes
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