Virgil van Dijk’s Injury Increases Odds of Liverpool Retaining EPL Title

It’s quite unfortunate that in its first season as a defending EPL champion, Liverpool lost Virgil van Dijk to an injury in last month’s match against Everton. Since the Liverpool star defender will be undergoing surgery for an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injury, he will be out of commission for the remainder of the season. As a corollary result in the sports betting front, bookmakers have adjusted the odds-on, upping Liverpool’s odds of winning from a previous +139 to +240. As it is, the “Reds” defence now rests heavily on Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and makeshift defender Fabinho (Fabio …

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