Arsenal v Manchester United betting suggestions and predictions

Arsenal’s powerful festive fixture list does not get any simpler with Manchester United favourites to inflict additional misery on Mikel Arteta’s team

Odds are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Open match expected

Arsenal and Manchester United each used to satisfaction themselves on their formidable defences but this season conceding goals has seemed inevitable for the fallen Premier League giants.

Against Chelsea, Arsenal held out till the 83rd minute earlier than an uncharacteristic error by  goalkeeper Berndt Leno let Chelsea again into a match they won 4 minutes later by way of a objective on the counter-attack by Tammy Abraham.

New manager Arteta has already improved the form of the facet but individual errors are nonetheless proving costly, which makes the targets markets tempting.

United’s clear sheet in a powerful 2-0 victory away to Burnley on Saturday was solely their third within the Premier League this season, while Arsenal have failed to attain in solely 4 league games, so we are backing each groups to attain at 8/15.

The over 2.5 targets market must also be thought-about. Arsenal’s 14 home games in all competitions this season have produced forty nine goals (an average of 3.5 per game), while  United’s 14 away video games in all competitions have produced 32 (an common of 2.29) in their last 20 away from home with the market priced at 4/6.

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Arteta may be changing the best way Arsenal play but it’s clearly going to be a protracted course of, and he has a number of defensive damage concerns. Calum Chambers went off during the defeat by Chelsea, query marks stay the health of Hector Bellerin, whereas Kieran Tierney and Saed Kolasinac are longer-term absentees.

United are on a good run of form that has lifted them to fifth. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet have lost solely two of their previous 12 in the league while Arsenal have received only once in their past 15 in all competitions. That includes a present run of 4 consecutive residence defeats – a fate that had not befallen the Gunners for 60 years.

The first league meeting between the sides in October resulted in a 1-1 draw but Arsenal have won simply twice in the league since then. United are expected to have the upper hand and are 13/8 for the win whereas that end result with each teams to score is 10/3.

Plenty of choice in the goal markets

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continues to show he is by far Arsenal’s finest asset after netting his 13th league aim of the season against Chelsea and he’s 10/3 to open the scoring once more against United.

United’s upturn in type is in part all the method down to the revitalised form of strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. Rashford has 12 objectives and four assists in 20 Premier League games this season, just one wanting the tally he had in 33 video games within the competition final term (10 goals, seven assists), and is he is 11/8 to score at any time.

Martial has been instantly concerned in 10 targets in his thirteen Premier League begins this season (seven objectives, three assists) and is 13/8 to score at any time.