Arsenal vs Watford
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 29th September 2018
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Emirates Stadium (London).
Arsenal is currently enjoying a 5 match unbeaten run in all completions. This is after bouncing back from the thrashing by Chelsea in their second league game to scoop 3 straight wins in the EPL followed by a UEFA Europa League win against Vorskla and Wednesday’s Carabao Cup victory.
This is a clear indication that the team is great form and will not stop at anything. They will come into this home game with the aim to clinch a win and climb up some slots in the league standings. Evidently, they will not want to halt their winning streak.
Danny Welbeck who displayed excellent performance in the Carabao cup game against Brentford after scoring 2 goals may feature in the Starting XI. Additionally, Lacazette, Ozil, and Aubameyang will be looking to add some more goals to their tally.
Watford will be coming into this game in low spirits after being edged out of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. Moreover, the last 2 EPL fixtures have not been in their favor after losing to the Red Devils and settling for a draw against The Cottagers. This game will be a moment for them to redeem themselves.
The Hornets are known to be a hard nut to crack for the Gunners. They will strive to put up a fight against arsenal in this away game. Pereyra, Gray and Deeney will definitely be in this matchup with an aim to score more goals.
Arsenal vs Watford: Head-to-Head
- The latest h2h meeting earlier this year saw the Gunners win with 3 goals to nil.
- In the last 5 h2h meetings, Arsenal has won 4 times while Watford has won once.
- All of the last 5 h2h meetings have ended with over 2.5 goals.
Arsenal vs Watford: Prediction
Arsenal has not been able to dominate their home matches against Watford. Actually, they have been beaten by the Hornets twice at home in 2 games. They may be the favorites to win this matchup, but the visitors may surprise us with an unexpected result.
Watford finds it easy to find the net of the Gunners in almost all meetings. What may be encouraging for the Hornets is the ability to find the net of their opponents in all of their played games. This means that we shall be entrained to a thrilling match where both teams will score.
Arsenal vs Watford: Betting Tips
BTTS and Over 2.5 goals @ 4/5 (1.80).