The current champions have had a shambolic season, currently sitting 6th, two points behind Chelsea and three points behind surprise package West Ham United. With seven games left to play, this is sort of a terrible situation to be in for a team that won the EPL and UCL within the last two years. Let’s take a look at their chances and bets tips for the end of the season.
The season so far
Liverpool have had a really rocky season with several ups and downs across different times, laced with an outrageous amount of injuries. The team has virtually had to fly the whole season without any of their senior centre halves, allowing players from U23 to play many of the games. Jurgen Klopp also had to make an emergency centre half signing in Ozan Kabak.
Prior to the victory against Wolves at Molineux, Liverpool had looked unrecognisable from the team they were and astonishingly has lost lost six of their previous seven league games. However, since then, things have looked brighter a bit, with good results coming in along with competitors like Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Chelsea, and Everton all dropping points. Currently, there seems to yet be hope.
Can Liverpool make the top 4?
Mathematically, yes, they can. It is still possible that Liverpool makes the top four if things go their way. This means that Chelsea and West Ham would have to fluff their lines to a large extent, and Liverpool would have to hoover up almost every last point available to put themselves in the best possible position. Being only three points behind the top four it is not an impossible task, and it’s well within their reach, although the chances lays more in the hands of West Ham and Chelsea, as well as freefalling Leicester City.
Their toughest features left are the match against Manchester United, who are in high-flying form, and perhaps the trip to Burnley in the second to last week of the season. The Clarets beat Klopp's side at Anfield and a trip to Turf Moor is never easy. The outcomes of these two features would certainly play a very huge role in how things turn out. However, a good bet on football may be to take a chance with Liverpool.
Bet tips for Liverpool’s end of season
As of now, the chances of Liverpool qualifying are more or less balancing on a 50/50 scale, as it doesn’t directly lie in their hands. Before the past three match days, many bookmarkers and analysis ruled Liverpool out of the top four contentions, however, with both Chelsea and Leicester city stumbling, Liverpool and West Ham are back in contention.
The popular odd analysis site, bookmakers.co.uk, places Liverpool’s top four odd at 8/11, exactly the same with Leicester, and Chelsea. This is a very strong point for those looking to wager and seems like a good bet. However, considering the fact that they are currently sixth, and Chelsea fifth, there are certain degrees of risk associated. All it would take for you to lose your money is either Chelsea or West Ham winning their last six games.
A good betting tip would be to bet on the outcome of Liverpool’s individual matches, as the end of the season is often characterised by spiking odds. Also, do well to monitor Liverpool’s odds standings to make the top four, and you may even choose to take the risk and win big if they make it.