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Liverpool FC the Second Favourite in 2020-21 Premier League Season Betting

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Despite falling short in the face of Liverpool during the 2019-20 Premier League season. Manchester City is likely to be the favourite to lift the title next season. The Citizens are the bookmakers’ favourite as they will be buoyed to reclaim the title. At the same time, Manchester City is likely to spend more to strengthen their squad for a title challenge.

The Reds beating Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday was a final nail to the coffin. However, this result was coupled with Manchester City’s slump at the hand of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge the following night.

This was Liverpool’s first league title since the 1989-90 Premier League season. The Chelsea’s victory against Manchester City sparkled wild celebrations in Merseyside.

Even though Liverpool are looking to be a better side next season depending on how other teams will strengthen. Bookmakers believe that Manchester City who had claimed the two premier league titles are likely to return and claim the league next season.

The betting guru, Ladbrokes include Manchester City at 6/5. These odds came after the betting house opened the outright betting on the 2020-21 season. At the same time, Champions Liverpool are following at 11/8.

The Impact of the Africa Cup of Nations

The main factors that bookmakers put into consideration are the coming of the Africa Cup of Nations. This tournament is scheduled to start from January 9 to February 6, 2021. And Liverpool having four of the key players being African who will take part in the tourney.

There is a possibility that they will run short when it comes to competing. The like of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will likely miss a part of the Premier League season.

In addition, the odds of the next season Premier League challenge are quite interesting. Chelsea and Manchester United are both 12/1 outsiders, whilst Arsenal and Tottenham thought to be below par are at 33/1 and 50/1 respectively. Leicester City is also chasing a top-four finish this season is written off for a title challenge at 250/1.

Who Wins Premier League 2020/21 Season

Highest odds Lowest odds
Manchester City 2.05 2.00
Liverpoool 2.37 2.20
Chelsea 19.00 17.00
Tottenham 41.00 41.00
Arsenal 51.00 51.00
Leicester 67.00 67.00
Wolverhampton 101.00 101.00
Everton 151.00 151.00
Newcastle 351.00 351.00
Crystal Palace 501.00 501.00
Sheffield United 501.00 501.00
Burnley 751.00 751.00
Southampton 1001.00 501.00

Liverpool on the Hunt for the Record

Jürgen Klopp’s side has been in highflying form, bagging 86 points from 31 games played, that’s 28 wins, two draws and one loss. The Red side of Merseyside are leading the summit with 23 points and they are on the brink of breaking Manchester City’s 100 points records.

However, this can only happen if they keep on maintaining their form for the remaining seven league games.

Moreover, more records are likely to be broken in the remaining seven games. This comes after Jürgen Klopp’s side are edging closer to the record number of wins in a Premier League season (32). At the same time, they are in a good position to beat Manchester City’s 19 points winning margin come to the end of 38 games.

Final Thoughts

The 2019/20 Premier League season has been very exceptional. Most of all Liverpool’s performance caught everyone by storm. When COVID-19 struck, the whole football fanbase was advocating for Liverpool to be crowned champions even with the league not yet finish.

This could tell how much everyone appreciated the form of Jürgen Klopp’s side that was beating teams left, right and centre.

But with a new season coming up in a few months’ time. There should be changes in football dynamics. Most teams will likely strengthen to compete. And for Liverpool, every team will be ready to face them tactically, mentally and physically. We are in for a real showdown come the 2020/21 Premier League season.


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