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Arsenal vs Man City predictions: Premier League tips, odds and team news

Arsenal vs Man City Premier League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Title challengers Arsenal go head to head with holders Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday at 4:30pm (UK time).

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Arsenal vs Man City odds

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*Odds correct as of 20:00 on October 7

Arsenal’s unbeaten start to the 2023/24 Premier League season faces it’s biggest threat yet as they welcome Treble winners and the side that pipped them to the title last season, Manchester City to the Emirates for what looks like another classic encounter between the two sides. The Gunners made light work of Bournemouth last weekend to take them to 17 points for the season, with a 4-0 victory thanks to goals from Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, Ben White and Kai Havertz, who finally got off the mark for his new side from the penalty spot. However, a defeat to French side Lens in the Champions League in midweek has put a slight dampener on things.

Just as Arsenal were extending their unbeaten run, Man City were losing theirs, with their 100% start coming to a shuddering stop after a surprise 2-1 defeat to Wolves at Molineux. Julian Alvarez had cancelled out Ruben Dias’ own goal 13 minutes into the second half, as City pushed to find a winner, but it was Hwang Hee-Chan who found of the back of the net with his sides first shot on target of the game to dish out the first defeat of the season for Pep Guardiola’s side.

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City have the perfect chance to get back to winning ways however, as they face one of their favourite sides, with Arsenal having lost their last 12 Premier League games against Manchester City, scoring just five times and conceding 33 against them in that time. It is their longest ever losing run against an opponent in their league history.

Arsenal vs Man City predictions

Arsenal vs Man City: Predictions

Bet Prediction Bet MGM odds
BTTS? Yes 8/13
Correct Score Arsenal 1-2 Man City 17/2
First Goalscorer Erling Haaland 10/3

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The stats behind our Arsenal vs Man City predictions:

  • The last three meetings between these sides across all competitions have produced 11 goals.
  • Arsenal have lost their last 12 Premier League games against Man City.
  • Erling Haaland has scored in his last four Premier League games in London.
  • Erling Haaland netted in both league games vs Arsenal last season.
  • Man City have lost consecutive league games in almost five years.

Arsenal vs Man City match tip

BTTS and Over 2.5 goals @ 1/1 with BetMGM

The last four Premier League meetings between these two sides have produced at least three goals, with both teams scoring in three of them. Both sides have scored 15+ goals in their opening seven matches this season, while the Gunners haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last 16 Premier League games against Manchester City.

Arsenal vs Man City Bet-Builder tip

Over 2.5 Goals > Erling Haaland and Bukayo Saka both to score 

As previously mentioned, thelast four Premier League meetings between these two sides have produced at least three goals, while Erling Haaland scored in each league meeting with Arsenal last season.  Bukayo Saka has been involved in seven goals in his last eight Premier League games for Arsenal (5 goals, 2 assists), either scoring (3) or assisting (2) in each of his last five. Saka has also scored in each of his last two home games against Manchester City,

Arsenal vs Man City team news

Arsenal team news

In  Out Doubtful
Jurrien Timber, Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka

Jurien Timber is out long-term and he has been joined on the sidelines by Gabriel Martinelli, though the Brazilian has a slim chance of returning. Bukayo Saka is apparently fit despite limping off in each of Arsenal’s last three matches.

Man City team news

In  Out Doubtful
John Stones Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne,

Rodri will be suspended for this match, while Pep Guardiola will also be without Kevin De Bruyne. John Stones is back.

Arsenal vs Man City head-to-head record

  • 6 August 2023 – Man City 1-1 Arsenal – Community Shield
  • 26 April 2023 – Man City 4-1 Arsenal – Premier League
  • 15 February 2023 – Arsenal 1-3 Man City – Premier League
  • 27 January 2023- Man City 1-0 Arsenal – FA Cup
  • 1 January 22 – Arsenal 1-2 Man City – Premier League

Arsenal have endured a poor record in this fixture over recent times, but they did beat Man City to win the Community Shield earlier this season on penalties.

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