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Betting: Liverpool boosted to 6/1 to see off Watford

2:30 PM IST 01/05/17
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Out to strengthen their Champions League charge, Jurgen Klopp's Reds have been upped to 6/1 to defeat the Hornets for new Paddy power customers

After Manchester City were held to a draw at Middlesbrough, Liverpool will be aware they have a golden chance to cement their position in third as the race to qualify for the Champions League hots up.

The away side will be eager to make up for their home hiccup against Crystal Palace and know there can be no more errors as they close in on the prize of returning to Europe’s premier club competition.

Last 8/15 (1.53), a Liverpool win has now been enhanced to 6/1 (7.0) for new Paddy Power customers. To take advantage of this great price, simply register using the link above, back the guests to win at the usual odds shown on site and if they do so, then your returns will be topped up at the final whistle. Winnings paid in free bets. T&C's apply.

The Reds are seeking their 11th win in 13 outings against Watford, and sixth from their last seven games, as they attempt to stave off City in the bid for the final automatic Champions League qualification berth at the end of the season.

Buoyed by news that Pep Guardiola’s men were held, Jurgen Klopp will emphasise that there can be no slip-ups at Vicarage Road. For that matter, picking up a third successive away win for only the second time under the German will be vital for the Reds making up for their 2-1 home reverse against Crystal Palace last time out.

Liverpool will have to be on full alert in defence come Monday’s trip as Watford are capable of punishing any insecurities at the back on their guests’ part. But should things go awry, the Anfield outfit will be aware that they are capable of producing at the other end and outscoring all but the most defensive-minded sides.

The loss of Sadio Mane has hurt but not as badly as first expected, with Philippe Coutinho netting in four of his last five Premier League appearances and out to add to the strike he notched in the reverse fixture on Merseyside back in November. Meanwhile, leading the line will be Roberto Firmino, who has had a hand in four goals in his last two Premier League matches against Watford with two goals and two assists.

Liverpool are so close now to securing the target of returning to the Champions League and will come out with guns blazing aware of the boost three points on Monday will give to their ambitions of returning to playing amongst Europe’s elite, making 6/1 (7.0) odds on an away win for new Paddy Power customers unbeatable value.

Liverpool 6/1 (7.0) to win for new Paddy Power customers