Arsenal take on visitors Brentford at Emirates Stadium in a Premier League tie on Saturday.
The two teams enter the match at Emirates Stadium with 17 points separating them in the Premier League standings.
As Brentford are behind Arsenal in the table by double digits, beating the league leaders would not only be surprising but also massive for the hosts.
Arsenal are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the Premier League, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. The hosts scored 2.1 goals on average per match, or 21 goals in total, while allowing seven goals against, for an average of 0.7 per outing. They managed five clean sheets along the way.
When it comes to goal-scoring Brentford are not the most prolific side. They scored a sustainable 17 times in their previous ten matches, making it 1.7 goals per game. They conceded 11 goals for an average of 1.1 a game, achieving a clean sheet in four of these matches.
The last time these two teams squared up, Arsenal ran out 0-3 winners which they surely won't mind doing again at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal vs Brentford Prediction
In their last three matches, Arsenal won 3-2 against Manchester United, before losing 1-0 against Manchester City and 1-0 to Everton. Arsenal won five of their last six Premier League matches at the Emirates Stadium, scoring 17 and conceding six along they way. They also drew once as they remained without defeat.
Brentford are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Bournemouth by 2-0. This was followed by a 0-0 with Leeds and a 3-0 win against Southampton. In their last six away matches in the Premier League, Brentford won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying 12 goals conceded and seven scored.
Arsenal should be too strong against Brentford to drop any points, and combining this with over 2.5 goals, ups the price on the expected home win at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal won eight matches, scored 22 goals and conceded 11 in their last ten games against teams from the top half of the Premier League table. This earned them 25 points. Brentford won four of their last nine matches against teams from the top half of the Premier League table, scoring 16 and conceding 15 goals. They collected 14 points from these. Arsenal so far pulled off a record of 16 wins, two draws and two defeats in the Premier League this season. Brentford are looking at eight wins, nine draws and four defeats in the Premier League.
Arsenal vs Brentford Stats
- Arsenal have not lost 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Arsenal have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
- In 5 of the last 6 Arsenal matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Arsenal home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Arsenal have not lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- Brentford have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Brentford have not lost 7 of the last 8 matches
- Brentford have not won 8 of the last 10 away matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Brentford away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 4 Brentford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Arsenal vs Brentford Team News
Arsenal might be looking at five missing players for their upcoming assignment against Brentford. Gabriel gets a day off from the Arsenal squad, as he serves out a suspension.
Leandro Trossard, Reiss Nelson, Gabriel Jesus and Emile Smith Rowe are all absent from the Arsenal squad that faces Brentford at Emirates Stadium.
Brentford are juggling with five absent players on on Saturday when travelling to Arsenal.
Names like Pontus Jansson, Ivan Toney, Frank Onyeka, Shandon Baptiste and Aaron Hickey most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Brentford H2H
The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Arsenal came away as 0-3 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome on Saturday. Arsenal picked up three wins in their previous four matches against Brentford, while the latter claimed one win in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 4/1.
Arsenal vs Brentford Results
Both teams scored one time in the last three matches between Arsenal and Brentford.
Arsenal vs Brentford Betting Tips
Edward Nketiah has four strikes in six Premier League matches for Arsenal, who will be relying on his services, when clashing with Brentford. The visitors are looking to Ivan Toney, who has provided his team with three Premier League goals.
Emirates Stadium witnessed Arsenal winning seven times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing one and losing two as well. Brentford claimed two wins, four draw and four defeats in their last 10 games away. We are looking for goals at Emirates Stadium this coming Saturday, as nine of the last 10 matches here Arsenal had more than 2.5 goals. Over 3.5 goals happened seven times. Of the last 10 away games for Brentford, six had more than 2.5 goals. Over 3.5 goals happened five times.
In the past three encounters between Arsenal and Brentford over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Arsenal scoring an average of 1.67 goals per game. Brentford averaged one goal, while both teams scored one time. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Arsenal, who scored an average of 2.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Brentford's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.