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Swansea City - Arsenal Betting Preview: Expect the goalmouth action to start early at the Liberty Stadium

Swansea City - Arsenal Betting Preview: Expect the goalmouth action to start early at the Liberty Stadium

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There will be plenty of neutrals tuning in when two of the Premier League's most entertaining sides face off, and Al Hain-Cole thinks they won't have to wait long for goals

Arsenal will be hoping to continue their fantastic start to the season when they travel to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday to face Swansea.

Wednesday’s Capital One Cup penalty victory over West Brom followed a run of seven consecutive victories since the Gunners’ opening day defeat against Aston Villa and they are favourites at 6/5 (2.20) with bet365 to equal their best ever run of eight consecutive Premier League away wins in this one.

Michael Laudrup’s much-changed side were humbled 3-1 by Championship side Birmingham City in mid-week to surrender their chances of retaining the Capital One Cup trophy that bought them a place in Europe this season, but they are available at 23/10 (3.30) to bounce back with victory here.

The Swans have drawn three of their last five league fixtures in front of their own fans, and you can get odds of 23/10 (3.30) on the sides cancelling each other out in south Wales.

As you would expect considering their managers' affection for aesthetically-pleasing football, these sides have been two of the most entertaining outfits to watch in the Premier League this season and there should be plenty of neutrals tuning in when they go head-to-head.

Fortunately, fans are unlikely to have to wait long for the goalmouth action to unfold, as both sides have made a habit of getting off the mark early on.

Arsene Wenger’s side have opened the scoring within the opening 25 minutes in every one of their Premier League games so far, while their opponents have done the same in each of their last three.

With this in mind, a bet on the first going in before the 28th minute seems assured on Saturday, and is not to be missed at odds of 5/6 (1.83).

One likely candidate to open the scoring is former Cardiff midfielder Aaron Ramsey, who is the form of his Arsenal career with seven goals in his last seven games.

With a streak like that behind him, the Welshman is well worth backing at generous 10/3 (4.33) odds to score anytime in his homeland.

BET
OF THE
DAY
BEST BET
VALUE BET
First goal before the 28th minute for a 2pt stake at 5/6 (1.83) with bet365
Aaron Ramsey to score anytime for a 1pt stake at 10/3 (4.33) with bet365

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Al Hain-Cole is a Liverpool fan, experienced tipster and avid follower of European football. He specialises in accumulators and if you would like to read more from Al you can follow him on Twitter here.

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