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Champions League: Arsenal vs FC Porto – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Champions League round of 16 match between Arsenal and FC Porto and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

FC Porto go up against Arsenal this coming Tuesday for a Champions League meeting at Emirates Stadium.


Form: Arsenal vs FC Porto

Arsenal Form

In their last three outings, Arsenal won 4-1 against Newcastle, beat Sheffield United by 0-6 and hammered Brentford 2-1. Arsenal won four of their previous six Champions League games at the Emirates Stadium. They both drew and lost once, as they conceded seven and scored 21 goals.

FC Porto Form

In their last three matches, FC Porto drew 1-1 with Gil Vicente, beat Benfica by 5-0 and beat Portimonense by 0-3. FC Porto recorded a very decent outcome of four wins from six away matches in the Champions League, in which they banged in 15 goals, whilst conceding five. They recorded no draws but in stead suffered defeat twice.

Betting facts for Arsenal and FC Porto

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Arsenal and FC Porto. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Arsenal have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches in the Champions League
  • Arsenal have not lost 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • Arsenal have won the last 3 home matches in a row in the Champions League without conceding a goal
  • Arsenal have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches in the Champions League
  • Arsenal have won 9 of the last 11 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • FC Porto have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • FC Porto have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches
  • FC Porto have scored in 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 FC Porto away matches in the Champions League, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 away matches in a row FC Porto played, both teams scored

In-form players: Arsenal vs FC Porto

Gabriel Jesus has three strikes in six Champions League matches for Arsenal, who will be relying on his services, when clashing with FC Porto. The visitors are looking to Evanilson, who has provided his team with four Champions League goals.

Betting markets: Arsenal vs FC Porto

Full-time result

Arsenal claimed eight wins in their previous 10 matches at Emirates Stadium across all tournaments. They lost two as well, while visitors FC Porto won five of their last 10 away matches. They drew two and lost three. FC Porto didn’t lose any of their 6 most recent games. Arsenal have beaten FC Porto in 3 consecutive home league meetings

Both teams to score

Arsenal scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in the last ten home games. FC Porto scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. FC Porto were able to win five of these matches without conceding a goal. Perhaps a number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy. Arsenal have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with FC Porto.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out eight times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Arsenal, who scored an average of 3.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for FC Porto, who scored 2.4 times on average in these matches.

Recommended tip: Arsenal vs FC Porto

To sum up, the upcoming match between Arsenal and FC Porto seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Champions League game.

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