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Arsenal - Manchester City
Premier League
Sun, 21.02.2021 – 6:30 PM GMT+2
our main tip:
Over 4.5 Bookings

Arsenal vs Manchester City 21.02.2021

This is without a doubt the pick of this weekend’s Premier League action and it will certainly have massive ramifications for either team’s respective ambitions for this season. Man City are playing unbelievable football right now. They have pummelled everyone on their path and are seemingly running away with the title at the moment. A 3-1 win at Everton in their rescheduled midweek fixture extended their winning record to 17 straight games which is just incredible! More importantly, it extended their cushion at the top to 10 points and they will certainly try to create even more separation. 

Arsenal have blown hot and cold this season which is why they are 10th on the table. They beat Leeds 4-2 at the Emirates in a thrilling back and forth game last time out. Arteta will however not have been pleased with how they closed out the game. They led 4-0 after Aubameyang’s goal 2 minutes into the 2nd half completed his hat-trick but they took their foot off the pedal and were on the back foot for the remainder of the match allowing Leeds to pull two back before ultimately seeing the game off. 

The Gunners cannot approach this game with the cavalier attitude they showed in the 2nd half of their win over Leeds. There is no love lost between these two teams and given how crucial this game is for both of them, the potential for an overly physical and aggressive game exists and we are therefore backing Over 4.5 bookings to land here

Main tip: Over 4.5 Bookings (go to tip details)

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Head-to-Head stats Arsenal vs Manchester City

Considering the last 49 meetings between these two teams:

  • Arsenal have the edge with 23 wins. City have 18 wins and 8 games ended in a stalemate
  • On average these matches scored 2.90 goals per match
  • Man City won the reverse 1-0 earlier in the season

Latest results Arsenal 

  • 2 wins, 1 draw, and 3 losses in their last 6 matches
  • Only 4 goals scored in their last 5 matches. Average of 0.80 goals per match
  • They beat Leeds 4-2 in their last league assignment

Latest results Manchester City

  • Unbeaten in the last 24 matches in all competitions. 20 wins and 3 draws
  • 17 straight wins in their last 17 matches
  • 21 goals scored in their last 7 matches. Average of 3.00 goals per match
  • They beat Everton 3-1 in their last match

EPL Table Standings and Latest Results

Arsenal: rank 11th – 24 matches –  10 wins – 4 draws – 10 losses– 34 points
Form Guide (most recent first): W-L-L-D-W

Manchester City: rank 1st – 24 matches – 17 wins – 5 draws – 2 losses – 56 points
Form Guide (most recent first): W-W-W-W-W

Possible squad Arsenal

Arsenal: Ryan; Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Soares; Elneny, Xhaka; Saka, Smith-Rowe, Pepe; Lacazette

Out: None

Doubtful: Partey (Ankle), Tierney (Calf)

Coach: Mikel Arteta

Possible squad Manchester City

Manchester City: Ederson; Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko; Silva, Rodri, Gundogan; Foden, Jesus, Sterling

Out: Fernandinho (Knock), De Bruyne (Muscle), Aké (Overload)

Doubtful: Gündogan (Groin)

Coach: Pep Guardiola

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Our tip(s) and odds in detail

According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:

1) Bet on Over 4.5 Bookings

Melbet offers the best odds for the bet “Over 4.5 Bookings”
The odd of 1.87 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 53% that the game will have 5 or more total bookings

Odds comparison for Over 4.5 Bookings

Melbet – odd 1.87
Betfair – odd 1.84
Betking – odd 1.82

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2) Bet on Man City Win

  • City are riding on a 17 game winning streak
  • The Citizens have won 8 of the last 9 H2H meetings

Odds for this bet

22bet offers the best odds for “Man City Win”

The odd of 1.55 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 65% that Manchester City will win this game

Odds comparisons for Man City Win

22bet – odd 1.55
Mr Play – odd 1.53
Petpawa – odd 1.49

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