Leicester vs Arsenal: Premier League Betting Tips

Day 2 of the new Premier League season brings us some very interesting games, but the highlight by far will be Leicester-Arsenal. The two teams competed for the title for much of last season, with the Gunners failing to produce consistent results, unlike their opponents. Both teams lost in the debut of the new season, so they will be expected to produce better football and win some points.

Premier League Betting Previews, Odds & Tips – Leicester vs Arsenal

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Saying that the odds are stacked against Leicester is almost a cliché. They don’t usually receive much support in terms of critics and bookies – their great campaign last year round was seen as nothing more than a once-in-a-lifetime accident, and their chances of repeating it are slim.

To add to this, Leicester hasn’t won against Arsenal for a very, very long time – the last victory came in 1994. Since then, Arsenal has been their worst nightmare, and the only team to win both games against Leicester last season.

To make matters worse, the Foxes don’t seem to be in top form. They showed lots of defensive weakness against Hull, while things didn’t look a lot better in attack either. Except for Musa’s quick and good integration, Vardy and Mahrez seem to not be in the form they were last season.

Without the two, Leicester quickly gets downgraded from champion potential to mid-table anonymity. All these being said, their odds of winning against Arsenal are slim-to-none, even considering home ground advantage.

The only good news for them is that Arsenal doesn’t look very good either. After a 3-4 defeat at home against Liverpool on Day 1, fans were quick to criticize Wegner for the less-than-spectacular transfer window.

Apart from Xhaka, Arsenal hasn’t bought any world-class players, and when missing key men like Ozil, Giroud, Mertesacker or Ramsey, don’t look very threatening. They did score three times and produced some great attacking football, but will it be enough to win against Leicester?

Injury news isn’t encouraging – Mertesacker, Ramsey, Gabriel, Iwobi, and Wellbeck will surely miss the tie, while Ozil and Giroud are still doubts. They might play, but almost surely won’t be able to tank the full 90 minutes.

That being said, the pressure will fall upon Alexis, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Walcott to produce the goals, but they are all quality players and shouldn’t have any issues scoring once or twice against Leicester.

To sum up, the things stated above, we don’t think that Leicester will win this game. The pressure of being champions, coupled with their horrible historic record against Arsenal should be just enough to lead to a draw, if not an Arsenal victory.

Even if this victory comes, we doubt it will be impressive, since Arsenal is not a great team with 3-4 key players missing. We believe an X2 bet is a good idea, together with an Arsenal to score one.

If you want to bet on goalscorers, Walcott is the most likely candidate, but don’t ignore Mahrez or Vardy from the opposition as well – without Mertesacker or Gabriel, the Arsenal defense won’t be very impressive.

Last but not least, we think Leicester will concede more yellow cards than their opponents since they rely more on force and physical football. Good luck!

Betting Tips:

Arsenal To Win:  2.50 or 6/4

Arsenal To Win & Both Teams To Score:  4.50 or 7/2

Premier League Betting Predictions And Tips

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