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A match being billed as the biggest Premier League showdown in years will take place on Sunday when first place Manchester City hosts second place Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Rarely does a league game match up the top two teams this late in the season, but Sunday's does. With just eight games left for both teams, Manchester City owns a narrow one-point lead over second place Liverpool. The lead – and possibly even the title – in the Premier League will be at stake. 

Kickoff is set for 11:30 a.m. ET. Man City is listed as a +103 (risk $100 to win $103) favorite in the latest Manchester City vs. Liverpool odds, while Liverpool is a +255 underdog. A draw is +260, and the over-under for total goals is 2.5. Before making any Liverpool vs. Manchester City picks or English Premier League predictions, you need to see what proven soccer insider Jon Eimer has to say

Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, Eimer has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. The Indiana-based handicapper compiled a winning record of 260-133-1 with over 90 units of profit for his community on various platforms over a recent two-month stretch. He is 13-8 on his English Premier League picks since the start of the calendar year.

Now, Eimer has broken down the Man City vs. Liverpool matchup from every angle and just revealed his coveted Premier League picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Eimer's picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Liverpool vs. Man City:

  • Man City vs. Liverpool spread: City -0.5 (+100) 
  • Man City vs. Liverpool over-under: 2.5 goals 
  • Man City vs. Liverpool money line: City +103, Liverpool +255, Draw +260 
  • MC: Joao Cancelo tops the Premier League in passes into the penalty area (76) 
  • LIV: Mohamed Salah leads the league in shots (113) and attempts on target (43)

Why you should back Manchester City

The defending champions have arguably the better midfield. City can start Kevin De Bruyne, Rodrigo and Bernardo Silva. Those three allow the team to dominate possession, which is how manager Pep Guardiola likes to play.

In addition, Phil Foden has had success recently against Liverpool. The 21-year-old forward from Stockport, England, has three goals in his last three matches against the Reds. This season he has seven goals in Premier League play, which ranks fourth on the team.

Why you should back Liverpool

The Reds arguably are in better form than Man City. Since the calendar turned to 2022, Liverpool has 10 wins and one draw in their last 11 Premier League matches. They have outscored their opponents 27-4 over that time and have recorded eight clean sheets.

One reason for the Reds' success is their lack of a true weakness. They can play a high line or park in a defensive position if need be. They excel in counter attacking with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. They can attack quickly or with patient build-up play. Liverpool's front three are exceptional, and their center backs can start the attack as well.

How to make Manchester City vs. Liverpool picks

Eimer has analyzed Man City vs. Liverpool and is leaning over (-145) the total. But he has identified two other confident picks for Liverpool vs. Man City, including one that brings back plus-money. He's sharing these picks only at SportsLine.

Who will win Man City vs. Liverpool? And which best bets should you be all over? Visit SportsLine now to get Jon Eimer's predictions for the Premier League match, all from the soccer expert who has been on a roll.