Manchester City-Liverpool Betting Preview: Back both sides to score at the Etihad Stadium

Manuel Pellegrini's men aim to leapfrog Premier League leaders when they host them on Thursday evening

Manchester City battle Liverpool in the English Premiership top of the table clash at the Etihad Stadium.

The Citizens have been in great form staying unbeaten in their last nine games and winning eight of them.

Aside from this, they have won all home league game this season, and Ladbrokes price them at 8/11 (1.72) to continue in this fine form against Brendan Rodger’s men.

Liverpool boast of four victories in a row and will be gunning for a valuable win to remain at the summit of the English Premiership log. The Merseysiders are 10/3 (4.33) with Ladbrokes to make it five wins from same number of matches.

The draw is a 3/1 (4.00) play with the same firm considering the fact that the last three matches between the two have finished 2-2.

Third placed-placed City have scored an incredible 51 goals in their 17 top flight fixtures this term - nine more than the table-topping Reds have notched in the same number of games. You can back both teams to score at excellent odds of 1/2 (1.50).

A bet that Manchester City to win and under 3.5 goals at 2/1 (3.00) is a great price. 

This has been a well backed bet in matches involving Man City and Liverpool this season, with it paying out in the Reds' last seven fixtures, as well as five of City's last six. With both sides vying for top spot, expect an open, high scoring game.

Luis Suarez's scintillating form has been the driving force behind Liverpool's run, with the Uruguayan notching 10 goals since the loss at the KC Stadium to take his Premier League tally to 19 in just 12 appearances this term. He is available at 5/1 (6.00) same as Edin Dzeko to find the back of the net first in this encounter expected to be thrilling.

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