The latest Liverpool v Chelsea odds as betting reaches fever pitch today with Paddy Power offering enhanced odds of Liverpool 4/1 to win (was 8/11) and Chelsea a massive 9/1 (was 4/1).
The popular firm has ENHANCED the prices of both Liverpool and Chelsea to celebrate the biggest game of the season at Anfield! – And the prices are certainly creating a buzz amongst punters and fans alike.
How to pick up 4/1 on Liverpool OR 9/1 on Chelsea:
Liverpool will look to take huge step towards their first title in 24 years when they take on second place Chelsea later today.
Brendan Rodgers side need just seven points from their final three games to claim their first ever Premier League title in 24 years and they will fancy their chances against a Blues side that has one eye on the Champions League final.
Jose Mourinho’s men are strong favourites to advance to their second final in just three years following a 0-0 draw away to Atletico Madrid midweek.
Speaking in the aftermath of the game, Mourinho revealed that with a place in the final at stake he would try and field a weakened team at Anfield.
The manager, who will definitely be without the injured Petr Cech and John Terry not to mention the suspended Ramires, is set to start with those who won’t play in the second leg.
That means that the likes of John Obi Mikel and Frank Lampard will start with the pair suspended for the return leg while the likes of goal-keeper Hilario, Demba Ba, Tomas Kalas, Andreas Christensen and Nathan Ake could all come in to the team.
This time last year, the front pages were all about Luis Suarez and his bite on Branislav Ivanovic however twelve months on from incident that saw the striker made banned and vilified, the 30 goal striker stands on the brink of Anfield immortality after guiding the Reds to the top of the table with a series of stunning performances.
The Uruguayan International tried to force his way out of Anfield last summer but just like the transformation in his career he can now see the potential in the Liverpool team and he is just as excited as the fans.
“Yes, there is a lot of potential,” he told Perform.
“There are very young players such as Sturridge, (Philippe) Coutinho, Luis Alberto that hasn’t played much, Joe Allen, Flanagan.
“All of them are young players that are in a good team; they have played a lot this year and with a couple of good players that could bring experience to the team with European experience, it could help us.”
Suarez is set to reunite with his strike partner Daniel Sturridge after the England man recovered from the hamstring injury that saw him miss the 3-2 win over Norwich.
While Sturridge returns the Reds will once against be without the suspended Jordan Henderson as he sits out the second of his three game suspension for his sending off against Manchester City.
On-loan Chelsea star Victor Moses is also out as he is ineligible to play against his parent club.