Bolton v Liverpool betting tips and predictions for tonight’s football in the FA Cup with a first goalscorer betting tip.
Were it not for some epic giant-killing earlier in the day, Bolton's draw at Anfield might have received a lot more of the plaudits. As it is, they have a chance to steal all of the limelight as they host Liverpool in their FA Cup replay on Wednesday evening. Tune in to BBC 1 at 7:45 PM and here is a match preview and some free betting tips.
Bolton v Liverpool Betting Preview
After an unremarkable start to the season and having seemingly squandered nearly £100 million on transfers, Liverpool were the laughing stock of the Premier League. However, Brendon Rodgers appears to have steadied the ship with a trusty 3-4-3 formation, and The Reds are now on a seven match unbeaten run in the league with some of his summer signings beginning to prove their worth.
Most notably, Emre Can has been a revelation at centre-back. The German has struck up an excellent partnership with the outstanding Martin Skrtel, which has seen Liverpool's defence turn stingier than Scrooge McDuck. Having only conceded one goal in 90 minutes over their last six matches, and with the return of star striker Daniel Sturridge, this is not a good time to be playing the team from Merseyside.
Bolton themselves are also on an excellent run of form which has unsurprisingly coincided with the appointment of manager Neil Lennon. With only two defeats in 14 from all competitions, The Wanderers have proved a really tough nut to crack at times. Something Liverpool will only know too well from their opening encounter at Anfield.
However, over their last two league games, standards have begun to slip with Bolton only picking up one point and shipping five goals in the process. With the first goal likely to be crucial for Wednesday's clash, this is certainly something Lennon will need to work on.
Early odds have Liverpool on offer at a best-priced 8/11. Bolton can be backed at 11/2 to prevail over 90 minutes, with the draw available at 10/3.
Based on Liverpool's form and the fact Chelsea and Manchester City have already been sent packing, I would expect The Reds to be raring to go and I can't see Bolton stopping them. The FA Cup is already looking an excellent opportunity at silverware for Liverpool, and with the return of Daniel Sturridge, they have an great chance of going all the way. At odds of 8/11, it may be a little short to back them outright to win.
However, the HT/FT market offers some great value with a draw at half-time and Liverpool to be winning at full-time available at 7/2 with Betfred and our first Bolton v Liverpool betting tip.
Eight of Bolton's last 12 games have been level at half-time, and this game has a decent chance of following in the same trend.
Heading into the goalscoring market for our next football tip tonight and all eyes will obviously be on the Liverpool lineup. Predicting Rodgers' team frequently throws a spanner in the works, but after being rested this weekend, Steven Gerrard must in line for a recall. The former England captain is playing much further forward than he was earlier in the campaign and also benefits from taking most set-pieces.
Try and take advantage of Betfred's DD/HH promotion and back Gerrard to score first at 13/2 against Bolton tonight and also anytime in the game at 9/4 with the same bookmaker.
Stevie G opened the scoring and bagged a brace against AFC Wimbledon in the previous round which saw his odds rocket to 15/1, surely it's worth another punt on Liverpool's top scorer this season.
Bolton v Liverpool Betting Tips
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