UCL 2022-23: Rangers vs Liverpool prediction and betting tips (October 12)
Liverpool got a 2-0 victory over the Rangers in the home tie. Will the Reds get a win against the Rangers in their next Champions League game?
Roberto Firmino scored a goal in their 2-3 defeat to Arsenal
Roberto Firmino scored a goal in their 2-3 defeat to Arsenal
by Dipo Lukman Dipo Lukman

Rangers will host Liverpool in Round 4 of the UEFA Champions League.

The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 12 October 2022. The match venue is Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow.

Latest odds on betting sites

Rangers have their winning odds placed at 19.00 (+1800; 18/1). Liverpool, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 1.20 (-500 American; 1/5 Fractional) . The betting odds for a draw are placed at 10.00 (+900; 9/1).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Rangers — 5%, draw — 10%, Liverpool — 85%.

Latest betting odds on Rangers vs Liverpool (12 October 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.65 (-154; 13/20)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.45 (+145; 29/20)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Rangers — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Liverpool — 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.60 (-167; 3/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)

Match preview and statistics

Rangers suffered a 0-2 defeat to Liverpool in their last Champions League game. Trent Alexander-Arnold converted a free kick as he hit into the top corner. Salah made it 2-0 as he scored from the penalty spot.

Rangers had 36% ball possession and completed 243 passes. They had six shots with two being on target. They created two big chances in the game. They had an expected goal of 0.42 compared to Liverpool's expected goal of 2.93. The Rangers are bottom of the group with zero points. They have scored zero goals while conceding nine goals with a difference of -9.

Rangers team news: James Sands is suspended for the game after being sent off against Napoli Tom Lawrence is out of the game with a knee injury. Nnamdi Ofoborh is out with heart problems. Kemar Roofe is a doubt for the game. John Souttar is injured and unavailable. Ianis is out with a knee injury. Filip Helander is unavailable due to a foot injury.

Liverpool got a 2-0 victory over Rangers in their last Champions League game. They had 64% ball possession and completed 485 passes. The Reds created two big chances. Liverpool had 243 shots with 10 being on target. The Reds had an expected goal of 2.93 compared to the Ranger’s expected goal of 0.42. Liverpool are second in the group with six points. They have scored five goals while conceding five goals with a difference of zero.

The Reds suffered a 2-3 defeat to Arsenal in their last league game. Gabriel Martinelli opened the scoreline in the first minute with a nice finish into the net. Darwin Nunez levelled the scoreline in the 34th minute with a top finish. Bukayo Saka made it 2-1 with a tap-in from close range. Roberto Firmino levelled the scoreline as he spotted the ball into the net. Arsenal was awarded a penalty as Saka converted it.

Liverpool are 10th in the Premier League table with 10 points. The Reds have scored 20 goals in the league while conceding 12 goals with a goal difference of +10. Liverpool have won two games, drew four and suffered two defeats.

Liverpool team news: Thiago is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Oxlade Chamberlain is unavailable due to a hamstring injury. Jones is a doubt with a calf injury. Jota is out with a thigh injury. Konate is out with a knee injury. Matip is a doubt with a groyne injury. Keita is out with a muscle injury. Calvin Ramsey is unavailable due to a back injury.

Rangers vs Liverpool H2H

This is the first competitive meeting between both sides.

Lineups and key players

Rangers projected starting lineup:

  • Jon McLaughlin
  • Borna Barisic
  • Rıdvan Yilmaz
  • Connor Goldson
  • James Tavernier
  • John Lundstram
  • Steven Davis
  • Scott Wright
  • Malik Tillman
  • Ryan Kent
  • Antonio Colak

Notable subs: Alfredo Morelos

Antonio Colak has been the Rangers' best player this season The Croatia international scored two goals in their 4-0 win over St. Mirren. Colak has scored e10 goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 4.70.

Liverpool projected starting lineup:

  • Alisson Becker
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold
  • Joseph Gomez
  • Virgil van Dijk
  • Andrew Robertson
  • James Milner
  • Fabinho
  • Harvey Elliott
  • Luis Diaz
  • Roberto Firmino
  • Mohamed Salah

Notable subs: Tyler Morton, Diogo Jota, Divock Origi, Ibrahima Konate.

Roberto Firmino scored a goal in their 2-3 defeat to Arsenal. The Brazilian international has scored five goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 2.34. He has created nine chances in the league while providing three assists.

Prediction and betting tips

Liverpool continued their poor start to the season as they lost their last league game against Arsenal. The Reds are 10th in the league after nine games as they look to find their feet. Rangers are doing well in the league but they are struggling in the Champions League. They have lost their first three games in the Champions League and will be looking to bounce back against Liverpool to snatch at least a point. With Liverpool’s poor start to the season, Rangers will feel they can get something from the game as they suffered a defeat in the away fixture. I predict a draw with no bet on the Rangers.

Rangers have scored a goal in two of their last three games in all competitions. Liverpool have scored a goal in five of their last five games. Both teams are very dangerous in front of the goal. Rangers have scored 22 goals in the league while Liverpool have scored 120 goals in the league. I predict both teams will score.

Betting prediction: Draw no bet on Rangers

Odds: 9.00 (+800 American; 8/1 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)

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Rangers — Liverpool
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