Arsenal v Burnley Betting Preview, Odds & Tips | 22/12/18

Arsenal v Burnley Betting Preview, Odds & Tips

Dave South (@LockupTipster) previews Arsenal Vs Burnley and provides us with his best bets for Saturday’s 12:30pm kick off by analysing team news, potential line-ups, head-to-head, key stats and facts and more.

Arsenal v Burnley Betting Preview, Odds & Tips

  • Date: 22/11/18
  • Time: 12:30
  • Venue: Emirates
  • Channel: Sky Sports Premier League

The Gunners have had a rocky week with two defeats, including in the League Cup to rivals Spurs. However, the goal fest down at the south coast will mean Arsenal need to work more on their defence and face opposition, who have in their last three on the road failed to score, but only conceded three in the process.

Burnley will set this up for a draw minimum and this is a game that Arsenal will need to regroup and play with more caution.

Team News

Sokratis missed last weekend’s 3-2 defeat to Southampton through suspension and will return here. Shkodran Mustafi has also served his suspension but is recovering from a hamstring injury.

Sead Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin failed to recover from injury in time to feature in the midweek Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham and remain doubts here. Granit Xhaka may be required as a third centre-back.

Mesut Ozil could leave Arsenal next month after Unai Emery’s latest snub and may have to settle for a place on the bench on Saturday.

Aaron Lennon has undergone knee surgery and is now out for a long period of time.

Steven Defour and Johann Gudmundsson are expected to recover in time to feature against Arsenal.

Robbie Brady picked up a knock against Tottenham last weekend but Sean Dyche is hopeful he will be available for selection here.

Potential Arsenal Starting XI: Leno, Xhaka, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Monreal, Guendouzi, Torreira, Lichtsteiner, Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan and Lacazette

Potential Burnley Starting XI: Hart, Bardsley, Long, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brady, Cork, Defour, Gudmundsson and Vokes

Head To Head

  • Arsenal 6-0-0 (Last six)

Key Stats & Facts

  • Arsenal have won all of their last 8 meetings with Burnley.
  • Arsenal have seen over 2.5 goals in their last six against Burnley and have netted twice in the same period.
  • Arsenal have kept a clean sheet in five of their last seven matches against Burnley.
  • Burnley have failed to score in five of their last seven away matches.
  • Arsenal are undefeated in their last eight home matches.
  • There has been fewer than three goals in all of Burnley’s last three on the road.
  • Burnley have won just once in their last eleven on the road.

Betting Odds

  • Arsenal – 1/4 Blacktype
  • Draw – 28/5 Unibet
  • Burnley – 14/1 Betfair

The Verdict

Arsenal have suffered successive defeats in all competitions after falling up last weekend’s 3-2 defeat to Southampton with a 2-0 loss to Tottenham in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.  Burnley have only won one of their last 10 Premier League matches and they start the weekend in the bottom three on goal difference. The Clarets have lost four of their last five away league games.

Burnley have failed to score in all of the last three on the road but in this period have conceded just three goals. On this note bookmakers are edging BTTS NO in the market around 10/11 with a shade over evens for both to score. Arsenal have conceded in six from nine at home. The result and BTTS is 15/8 with the win to nil for the home side is 11/10. This is tough to call, but we have found a bet, which bodes strongly for both sides. The selection is taking on the half with most goals.

The second half has seen the gunners net in every game at home, whereas they have netted no more than one goal in the first half. Five of Burnley’s away games has seen zero goals at the break. The probability on the games home and away in respect of this fixture would indicate this should be a shade of odds on. However, Betway are offering 21/20 on the second half netting the most goals.

The danger is both sides wrap up the game in the first half and the tie, however, Burnley’s resilience and Arsenal’s seeming slow starts would indicate around evens or better has a fair chance of landing.

Recommended Bets

  • Half with most goals – second half 21/20 (Betway)