The Reds are eight points clear of Manchester City, who have struggled due to a lack of depth in defence.
Asked if the Premier League title is on its way to Anfield, Kirkland said: "I honestly do think it is.
"Last year was so unlucky. People say losing by one point was devastating, I would rather have lost by one point than be 15, 16 points behind City still.
"I think with City's injury problems they've got at the back, [Aymeric] Laporte is a huge miss, Vincent Kompany is a massive miss for them. At the back you can get at them.
"When we play them, if we can take points off them then all of a sudden you're talking double figures. Can you see us losing four or five games this season? Not the way we're playing."