Arsenal is set to face Brighton and Hove Albion in an intriguing Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Having recently lost their top spot following a defeat to Aston Villa, Arsenal are just a point behind league leaders Liverpool and will aim to reclaim the top position with a win.
Despite their recent setback, Arsenal has maintained an unbeaten home record this season, which they’ll be keen to extend.
On the other hand, Brighton drew against Burnley in their last match but have been known to perform well against Arsenal, having won each of their previous three visits to the Emirates Stadium.
Historically, this fixture has been unpredictable. Brighton’s recent record at the Emirates and their overall record of six wins and three draws in their last 12 meetings with Arsenal suggests they could potentially upset the Gunners again.
However, Arsenal, with their strong home form and the fact that Brighton played just two days ago, will be confident in their ability to secure a victory.
Tip & Prediction
Regarding betting, the odds favour an Arsenal win at 40/85, with Brighton’s win valued at 18/5 and a draw at 11/2. The score prediction leans towards a 2-1 win for Arsenal.
Additionally, betting on both teams to score at odds of 1.75 seems attractive, considering Brighton’s record of scoring in every match this season and Arsenal’s tendency to concede soft goals.
Another attractive bet is on Arsenal’s captain, Martin Odegaard, to score, given his track record of scoring in high-scoring games and his four goals and two assists in 13 Premier League matches this season.
Overall, while Brighton has shown they can challenge Arsenal at the Emirates, Arsenal’s strong home form and their motivation to regain the top spot make them favourites to win this match.
However, given the unpredictability of this fixture in recent years, an upset from Brighton can only be ruled out partially.