Looking at Arsenal vs Southampton betting tips, 5th place Arsenal will host the 18th Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on matchweek 27 Premier League 2018/19, Sunday (24/2). For Arsenal, the Saints are opponents who are quite troublesome.
Southampton is the team that broke records for 22 of Arsenal's unbeaten matches in December 2018. At that time, Arsenal lost 2-3 at home to Southampton. Southampton's goals were scored by Danny Ings (2) and Charlie Austin , while the Gunners scored two goals by Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Austin also increasingly emphasized his status as a specialist breaking Arsenal goalkeeper. With that performance, he always scored in his fifth appearance against Arsenal in the league.
At home this time, Arsenal are certainly eyeing better results.
Arsenal have just confirmed their escape to the last 16 of the Europa League. Arsenal confirmed it with a 3-0 win over BATE Borisov at the Emirates Stadium, after a 0-1 defeat in the first leg in Belarus.
Arsenal have gained momentum. Against Southampton, three points were an absolute target for the sake of the struggle to try to break into the top four.
Arsenal have everything needed. These include a duo of attackers who can be counted on to break into the opponent's goal, namely Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang .
Aubameyang, who has scored 15 goals in the Premier League this season, has six goals in his last six home league appearances. Meanwhile, in this competition, Lacazette has always scored in his last three home appearances for Arsenal.
Arsenal (4-3-1-2): Leno; Kolasinac, Mustafi, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles; Guendouzi, Torreira, Xhaka; Ramsey; Aubameyang, Lacazette. Manager: Unai Emery.
Southampton (3-5-2): McCarthy; Vestergaard, Stephens, Bednarek; Bertrand, Hojbjerg, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Valery; Redmond, Austin. Manager: Ralph Hasenhuttl.
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 23 home games against Southampton in the league.
Arsenal always win in their last six home games in the Premier League.
Arsenal have always scored at least two goals in their last four home games in the Premier League.
Southampton are unbeaten in their last four away matches in the Premier League.
Final score prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Southampton.
HEAD-TO-HEAD (PREMIER LEAGUE)
Arsenal win: 21
Arsenal goal: 72
Southampton wins: 7
Southampton goals: 41
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