arsenal1718Sunday is derby day in the English Premier League but before the clubs from Merseyside and Manchester go into battle, Arsenal face a potentially awkward trip to Southampton

 

 

Southampton Stats:

The Saints drew 1-1 at Bournemouth last time out and they finished the round in mid table with 17 points

They have already played 8 home matches, winning 3, drawing 2 and losing 3 and in their most recent match at St. Mary’s they thrashed Everton 4-1.

Southampton have been awarded a total of 62 corners in their 8 home fixtures

Overall 6 of 15 league games have gone over 2.5 goals including 3 of 8 at home

Both sides have found the net in 7 of 15 matches including 3 of 8 at home

Arsenal Stats:

Arsenal’s 100% home record was wrecked by Manchester United last week, a 3-1 defeat saw them slip to fifth, 1 point behind fourth placed Liverpool

The Gunners have won just 2 of 7 road trips, drawing 1 and losing 4

Arsenal have been awarded a total of 35 corners in their 7 away fixtures

Overall 9 of 15 league games have gone over 2.5 goals including 4 of 7 away from home

Both sides have found the net in 6 of 15 games including 3 of 7 away from home

Referee: Bobby Madley

Matches 12, yellows 47, reds 5

2016 /17 Head to Head (Premier League Only)

Southampton 0-2 Arsenal

Arsenal 2-1 Southampton

The Betting

Match Result:

Southampton 32/10

Draw 26/10

Arsenal 9/10

Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change

Verdict:

Southampton play some good football so this should be very watchable and although the stats don’t really back it up, both sides to find the net is the pick.

Bet: Both teams to score? (yes) at 8/11

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*Note, every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the stats but errors may occur from time to time.

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