Man City v Arsenal Betting Preview | 5th November

  • 5th November 2017
Man City v Arsenal Betting Preview 5th November

In our Man City v Arsenal betting preview we look at team news, potential line-ups, stats & facts, head to head, popular bets and more for Sunday’s Premier League clash.

Man City v Arsenal Betting Preview

Date: 05/11/2017

Time: 14.15

Venue: Etihad Stadium (Manchester)

Channel: Sky Sports Main Event

One of four Premier League games on Sunday sees Man City take on Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium with the home side looking to extend their lead to 8 points at the top of the table.

Man City are playing some scintillating football and are unbeaten in all competitions this season – a run that stretched back 15 games. They are also currently on an 8-match winning streak in the league.

Since the 1-1 draw in their opening home game of the season, Pep Guardiola’s side has won all 4 games at home, scoring at least 3 goals in each game.

The Citizens’ record in the Premier League after 10 games stands at W9-D1-L0. As mentioned earlier, a win on Sunday would temporarily extend their lead at the top of the table to 8 points.

Meanwhile, Arsenal come into the game having lost just 1 of their last 7 games in the league.

Arsene Wenger’s side currently sit 5th in the table on 19 points. 15 of those points have come at home. All 3 of Arsenal’s defeats this season have come away, having lost to Stoke, Liverpool and Watford.

Arsenal’s record in the Premier League after 10 games stands at W6-D1-L3. A win on Sunday could temporarily move the Gunners into 3rd int he table.

Team News

Benjamin Mendy remains the only absentee alongside Vincent Kompany, who is set to return after the international break.

Kolasinic faces a late fitness test. Mustafi, Welbeck, Cazorla and Chambers remain sidelined.

Potential Starting XI’s

Man City Potential Starting XI – Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Stones, Delph, Fernandinho, Silva, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, Aguero

Arsenal Potential Starting XI- Cech, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Kolasinac, Bellerin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez, Lacazette

Stats & Facts

  • Manchester City have won their last 14 games in a row, a new club record, scoring 49 goals already this season.
  • Arsenal have lost just one of their last 13 games.
  • Manchester City have won just one of their last nine fixtures against Arsenal (D4 L4).
  • Arsenal’s 2-0 win at the Etihad in January 2015 is their only victory away from home against the so called ‘Top 6’ since the start of the 2014/15 campaign.

Head To Head

Man City 50 – D 45 – Arsenal – 96

Betting Odds

Man City 9/20 – D 17/4 – Arsenal 11/2 (Betway)

Popular Bets

  • Both teams to score Man City to win 6/4
  • Over 3.5 match goals 10/11