Bookmakers have launched a range of promotions in a bid to tempt punters to bet on Sunday’s clash between West Ham and Liverpool. It promises to be a fascinating game, as the Hammers are in fine form and they sit just two points below Jurgen Klopp’s men in the standings. They have won four matches in a row, and that has seen the climb up to fifth in the standings.
Liverpool snapped a five-game winless streak when they beat Spurs last time out, but they remain fourth in the table. Joel Matip suffered a nasty ankle injury in that game, leaving the Reds without a single healthy senior centre-back for the trip to the London Stadium. West Ham will bid to exploit a makeshift Liverpool defence and leapfrog the Reds in the table.
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Liverpool’s ragtag defence will have their work cut out against a dangerous West Ham side on Sunday. Fabinho missed out in the Spurs game, leaving Jordan Henderson to drop into defence and partner Matip. Fabinho will still be out injured for the trip to West Ham, along with Matip, Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez.
Manager Jurgen Klopp may therefore have to keep Henderson in defence and pair him with youngster Rhys Williams. Liverpool’s midfield will also be light without Fabinho and Henderson, who are the most effective players in the squad when it comes to screening the defence. Naby Keita is out injured too, so we could see a midfield of James Milner, Thiago Alcantara and Georginio Wijnaldum.
The Hammers are unbeaten in eight games in all competitions, and they have scored in seven of those matches. They beat Crystal Palace 3-2 last time out, and thumped Doncaster 4-0 in the previous game. All in all, it could be a difficult afternoon for Liverpool’s backline, but 10Bet will give you a free £5 bet if the Reds manage to keep a clean sheet. You have to bet £25 on any sports market with odds of 1.80 (4/5) or greater in order to qualify.
Liverpool finished 18 points clear of second placed Man City and 60 points ahead of West Ham last season. However, injuries to Van Dijk and others have derailed this season’s title defence, and they are now considerable underdogs in the Premier League outrights after winning just 10 of 20 games thus far.
Man City moved seven points clear of Liverpool when they won 1-0 against Sheff Utd on Saturday, and they are now priced at just 1/4 with Bet365, Paddy Power, William Hill and various others to go on and win the title. Liverpool are best priced at 13/2 with Betway, although some bookies still have them at 5/1.
Man Utd’s title charge has lost momentum after they lost to Sheff Utd and drew 0-0 with Arsenal, so they have drifted out to 17/1 with some betting sites. Leicester are 25/1, Spurs are 66/1 and Chelsea are 200/1, so it looks like Liverpool are the only team given a chance of catching Man City, but they need to go on a long winning streak, starting at the London Stadium on Sunday.