Arsenal vs Chelsea Betting Preview – 19/01/2019

Arsenal vs Chelsea Betting Preview – 19/01/2019

Arsenal vs Chelsea

One Premier League fixture you will not want to miss this weekend is one between Arsenal and Chelsea who go head-to-head at the Emirates Stadium this Saturday. Anything other than three points for the Gunners could see them give up fifth place to Manchester United – if their opponents secure points against Brighton. The Blues currently hold a six-point lead over Arsenal and will be keen on extending it as they look to keep Tottenham Hotspur within touching distance. When these sides met at Stamford Bridge, they provided a five-goal thriller which was split 3-2 in favour of Chelsea.

Arsenal had been in terrific form this season which had seen them go a huge 22 games without a single loss, however, from their last eight games they have secured just three wins. This poor run of form has allowed Manchester United to catch up and they both now sit on 41 points. The Gunners previous fixture threw them up against West Ham and after a wasteful performance in front of goal suffered a 1-0 loss. Even with the home advantage, the hosts arrive as underdogs to take the three points with odds of 19/10 with Bet365. Another defeat for Arsenal would mark their third loss in five league games.

Unai Emery’s current problem is his side’s leaky defence which continues to cause them problems. Over the last 15 league games, Arsenal have managed to keep just one clean sheet and in their last five games have conceded nine goals. Despite their own weak defence, the Gunners are likely to cause Chelsea their own defensive problems with the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fronting their attack and with odds of 8/15 with Betway – a BTTS market may be worth backing. Aubameyang has 16 goals to his name this season and Bet365 have him to score anytime priced at 10/11.

After already beating Arsenal this season, Maurizio Sarri will be feeling confident that his side can secure another three points over their city rivals. Their first meeting this season provided a goal-fest with five goals being scored and if you fancy there to be over 4.5 goals in this clash then Bet365 are offering odds of 7/2. The Blues arrive at this fixture off the back of a narrow win over the likes of Newcastle United who they beat 2-1 and SkyBet have them priced at 13/10 to pick up another win in this fixture.

With the threat of Aubameyang, Sarri will need a strong performance from his defence in this meeting and with just 17 goals conceded this season they hold the joint second best record in the league. Chelsea have kept ten clean sheets in the league this season and SkyBet is offering 11/4 for them to keep another on Saturday. Alongside their strong defence, Chelsea have not been slacking in front of goal with 40 goals scored and Eden Hazard will be looking to add to his current 12 goals. Betway has Hazard priced at 7/5 to score against Arsenal.

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