Big Game Focus: Arsenal v Newcastle


Arsenal host Newcastle on Monday as they look to record a tenth successive home win while Newcastle are seeking to get closer to the top half of the table. You can bet on this match here.

Arsenal can stay on track for a top-four finish in the Premier League by claiming maximum points against Newcastle on Monday and stretch their unbeaten run to six matches.

The Magpies visit the Emirates Stadium having lost just one of their last six matches, although they haven’t won away from home since mid-December. Newcastle have lost their last six Premier League away matches at Arsenal, conceding 18 goals and scoring just five.

Betting preview

Arsenal continued their excellent home form following up a 2-0 defeat of Manchester United with a convincing 3-0 victory in the Europa League against Rennes. The Gunners have won nine straight matches at home and have just lost once at home all season in the Premier League. Therefore, you can back a Home Win at odds of 1.40.

Three of Arsenal last five matches has involved three or more goals while Newcastle’s last two games have registered Over 2.5 Goals. So you can back Over 2.5 Goals at odds of 1.55.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 17 goals in the Premier League and is joint second behind Sergio Aguero. He has also scored three goals and assisted one ion the Arsenal’s last three matches in all competitions. You can back Aubameyang as Anytime Goalscorer at odds of 1.80.

Team news

Newcastle will be missing Sean Longstaff who is out with a knee injury and Fabian Schar who will be serving the final game of his two-match suspension.

Arsenal will miss Lucas Torreira through suspension and long term absentees Danny Welbeck, Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding.

Possible line-ups

Arsenal: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Koscielny, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Newcastle: Dubravka, Yedlin, Fernandez, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie, Diame, Hayden, Almiron, Perez, Rondon