A dreadful run of results in the English Premier League has really piled the pressure on Liverpool and their boss Jurgen Klopp. Last season, the Reds threatened to go through the campaign unbeaten but the club has now lost six home league matches in succession.
The latest loss at Anfield came last weekend against Fulham who are in the relegation zone, so it really has been a difficult time. Liverpool may feel happier to travel away from home but waiting for them is a strong Wolves side (3pm ET Monday).
WWFC vs LFC Moneyline Odds
Liverpool remain favorites for the win at Molineux but the market looks to be priced on reputation rather than form. The Reds can be claimed at general odds of -130 while the draw is at an industry best of +260. Completing the moneyline market is a victory for Wolves which is listed at a top price of +380.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves have lost just once in their last three matches. They have picked up two wins and two draws in that time but they haven’t actually won any of their last three games. Liverpool have that poor run in the EPL but they did record a home win in the Champions League on Wednesday night. A 2-0 victory over RB Leipzig should provide a little more confidence as the Reds travel to Molineux.
At the very least, the game should certainly be tighter than the moneyline market suggests so let’s firstly consider some key players before we make a verdict and betting pick a part of this preview and predictions.
Likely Prop Bets
While Liverpool have struggled as a unit, key striker Mohamed Salah hasn’t experienced too many problems in front of goal. Salah leads the list of leading EPL scorers this season with 17 strikes and he is an obvious favorite to open the scoring in this fixture. The Egyptian international struck first against Leipzig on Wednesday and he is available at a best of +340 in Monday’s first goalscorer market.
Sadio Mane doubled Liverpool’s advantage and he’s one to consider at a general +550 to score the first goal. Mane has 12 goals in all competitions this season and, while his scoring ratio is down on previous campaigns, he will always offer a threat.
With Raul Jimenez still on the sidelines, Wolves have struggled to hit the target on a consistent basis. Finding a likely goal scorer from the home side is a trickier task but the players with the shortest prices are Pedro Neto and Fabio Silva who are both on offer at +900 to open the scoring.
Our regular list of team props begins with the Both Teams to Score market which is quoted at a general -125. It’s no surprise that BTTS carries short prices but there may be some value in voting ‘No’ in this market and looking for a best of +100 (evens).
Liverpool have been shut out in three of their last five matches while Wolves drew a blank against Aston Villa last time out. Those stats don’t necessarily suggest a feast of goals at Molineux on Monday so what’s in store at the totals markets? Those that want to go Over the 2.5 goals line can look to claim a best of +100 while a push to Over 3.5 currently returns general odds of +230.
That just leaves us with our regular suggestions in the Correct Score market. Those looking for a share of the points could opt to get behind a 1-1 outcome which is quoted at best odds of +700. A 3-1 win in favor of Liverpool is available at a general +1400 while a home victory by the same scoreline is all the way out at +4000.
Our Betting Preview’s Wolves vs Liverpool Predictions & Picks Verdict
Considering Liverpool have been so poor of late, we might have expected the odds on the away win to climb above +100. One thing looks certain and if you are looking to back Jurgen Klopp’s side, there is little value in their numbers. Their record is better away from home, admittedly, but we feel that the prop bets offer the better options for Monday’s game.
The recent stats suggest a low scoring game but trends are there to be broken. Liverpool will gain some confidence from their win over RB Leipzig in midweek and their frontmen are unlikely to be out of form for too long. Wolves have struggled since that nasty injury to Raul Jimenez but they maintain an attacking game.
So this match preview will therefore start its betting predictions with a wager on Above the 3.5 total goal line, which offers reasonable odds this week. Sadio Mane to score in 90 minutes is our second pick and the Senegalese looks sharper following his goal in the UCL. Both Teams to Score doesn’t have a great price so we will avoid that and simply back Liverpool to win. While The Reds should be more potent as an attacking force, they continue to have issues at the back but Wolves have too many struggles in front of goal.
So these are our three betting picks and WWFC vs LFC EPL game predictions in our bid to beat the USA sports betting sites:
- Liverpool to win on the moneyline @ best odds of -128 with BetOnline.
- Sadio Mane to score at any time @ +179 with BetOnline, who have this in their “Goals (At Least)” market for the game. Choose at least 1 goal.
Matt Harris is a golf and soccer expert for USA Betting. His other area of specialist knowledge is cricket. He is well known in sports journalism and contributes articles to a plethora of big-name websites and media outlets. Titles that he writes or has written for include: Betfair, BetVictor, Unibet & Just Bookies.