The ever-improving Arsenal, who currently sit comfortably in the third position in the Premier League 2023–24 points table, are all set to take on Sheffield United in their next match, they are eyeing relegation this season and are currently in the wooden spoon position.
Arsenal is one of the two teams that are still unbeaten in the league this time around, having six wins and three draws out of nine matches. Sheffield United, on the other hand, is one of the two teams that have yet to register a win this season and has a draw and eight losses out of nine matches.
This match gives Arsenal an opportunity to improve their goal difference and move to the top of the table with a win, whereas for Sheffield United, it is an opportunity to make a huge upset in the Premier League 2023–24. The top bookmakers have odds with them for football markets.
The home club has scored 18 goals this season in nine matches and looks all set to score at least two in the upcoming match.
The betting tip is...
Arsenal to score 1.5+ goals in the match
Bukayo Saka and Leandro Trossard are leading the goal-scoring charts for Arsenal in the Premier League 2023–24 season so far, with five goals and six assists and four goals and one assist, respectively.
Arsenal played a 2-2 draw with Chelsea in their previous match, which has cost them the top of the table. They will now give their all to win this match by a huge margin and make some early strides in the league.
Martin Odegaard and Kavi Havertz have created a lot of chances for the team by scoring 60% of the team’s penalty goals this season, and they will be the ones to watch out for in this game.
Partey will be on the bench for Arsenal in this match.
Predicted Lineup: G. Martinelli, Gabriel Jesus, Bukayo Saka, Declan Rice, M. Odegaard, Jorginho, O. Zinchenko, Gabriel, W. Saliba, B. White, and David Raya
As for Sheffield United, only seven goals have been scored in the league, of which Gustavo Hamer and Oli McBurnie have scored three. McBurnie also has an assist to his name and has been really good this season.
If Sheffield are to avoid relegation and stand any chance against Arsenal, these two guys have to come to the party and score goals. Both of them have also contributed nine shots on target out of the team's twenty-four.
Sheffield United will be going with their strongest XI in this encounter.
Predicted Lineup: Cameron Archer, Oli McBurnie, G. Hamer, V. Souza, O. Norwood, J. McAtee, L. Thomas, J. Robinson, A. Trusty, J. Bogle, and Wes Foderingham
The last time Sheffield tasted victory against Arsenal was back in October 2019, and the most they managed was a draw in January 2020. Since then, it's been all about Arsenal in this head-to-head battle.
When we look at the stats, Arsenal has been firing in an average of two goals per match, while Sheffield's scoring record falls short at less than one goal per match. If Sheffield is looking to challenge Arsenal this time, they'll need to bring their A-game and get those early goals on the board.
Given Sheffield's current struggles and their spot at the 20th position in the table, it's not surprising that we're expecting Arsenal to sail through this one with a win.