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Manchester City vs Arsenal – Match Preview, Betting Tips, Best Odds

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Our betting experts preview the FA Cup match between Manchester City and Arsenal and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

The spotlight is on Manchester City and Arsenal, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Friday at Etihad Stadium in a fourth-round FA Cup match.

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Manchester City Form

Manchester City took six points from their last three matches, but started off by losing 2-1 against Manchester United. They responded by beating Tottenham 4-2, and followed that up by winning 3-0 against Wolverhampton. The Citizens have been in potent form at Etihad Stadium, winning no less than five of the past six FA Cup matches here. They also hammered in 21 goals, while letting in five as they also lost once.

Arsenal Form

In their last three matches, Arsenal first beat Oxford 0-3, then Tottenham by 0-2 and finally Manchester United by 3-2. In their last six FA Cup away matches, the Gunners won a very acceptable four times. They’ve also drawn none and lost twice, scoring nine while also conceding four times.

Manchester City vs Arsenal Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester City and Arsenal. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Manchester City have won 20 of the last 22 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 25 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 20 of the last 22 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 26 of the last 28 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 25 of the last 27 home matches
  • Arsenal have not lost 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • Arsenal have scored in 15 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Arsenal away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Arsenal have won 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Arsenal have won 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals

Manchester City vs Arsenal – Players in Form

Manchester City against Arsenal is also a battle between Erling Braut Haaland and Martin Odegaard with both in decent form. The former has scored seven times recently, while the latter has four goals to his name.

Manchester City vs Arsenal Betting Tips

Full-time result

Manchester City won eight of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing one and losing one as well. Arsenal won eight from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost one in this run. Manchester City are without defeat in 6 home matches on the spin. Arsenal didn’t lose any of their previous 6 outings.

Both teams to score

Manchester City scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Arsenal scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Manchester City managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Arsenal performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Manchester City scored an average of 2.2 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Arsenal, who managed to score 2.6 times in those matches.

Match predictions: Manchester City vs Arsenal

To sum up, the upcoming match between Manchester City and Arsenal seems to be a good betting opportunity.