The Gunners’ League Cup tie against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge ended goalless, but our tipster expects the goals to flow on the south coast on Sunday
Having drawn five of their last seven Premier League matches, Arsenal will be keen to collect all three points when they travel to take on AFC Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium on Sunday.
The Gunners have avoided defeat in each of their seven league games since losing to Manchester United at the beginning on last month, but they have taken full points from just one of their last four league matches and have just one win in their last six outings, so there will be increased scrutiny on Arsene Wenger’s men this weekend.
The Gunners have never been beaten by Bournemouth, winning five of their six meetings with the side from the south coast and Betfair Sportsbook make Wenger’s side their 13/20 (1.65) favourites to come out on top again here, while the same firm go 16/5 (4.20) that the north Londoners settle for a sixth draw in eight league matches.
Bournemouth came agonisingly close to victory against Arsenal when they hosted Wenger’s charges 12 months ago, but they surrendered a 3-0 lead and were forced to settle for a share of the spoils – Betfair Sportsbook offer 4/1 (5.0) that Howe’s side are able to celebrate a famous victory this time around.
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