Cardiff City - Arsenal Betting Preview: The smart money should be on goals in Wales this weekend

The Gunners travel to South Wales this weekend looking to increase their lead at the top of the Premier League, with our tipster backing both sides to find the net
Arsenal face Cardiff City on Saturday with 15 points separating the two sides in the league. The Gunners are on the top of the pile, four ahead of Liverpool in second, with the Welsh side three points above the relegation places in 15th.

Arsene Wenger brings his side into this fixture after a solid win midweek against Marseille in the Champions League. Two goals from Jack Wilshere was enough to send them to the top of their European group. BetVictor price them as favourites for this clash at 8/13 (1.62).

Malky Mackay's side have been in hugely inconsistent form over the past few weeks, winning one of their last five, losing two and drawing two.

A late goal at the weekend earned them a point against the Champions Manchester United, in a game they competed in throughout.

BetVictor price them at 5/1 (6.00) to cause a shock on Saturday afternoon. The same firm has the draw at 16/5 (4.20).

Arsenal's hero midweek was Wilshere, and he is a generous 11/1 (12.00) to continue his fine scoring form and net first for Arsenal in this fixture.

Fraizer Campbell scored against his former club at the weekend, with his only other goals in the league coming against Manchester City, where he scored twice in a superb 3-2 win for the hosts.

He seems to come good in the big fixtures at the Cardiff City Stadium, and is 9/2 (5.50) with BetVictor to net Cardiff's first goal.

For those looking for a more solid bet, then look no further than both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) with BetVictor.

Cardiff looked very dangerous going forward against Manchester United, and shouldn't struggle to score this weekend against Arsenal, who themselves, have been scoring for fun this season.

This bet would have paid out in six of Arsenal's nine away matches this season. With Cardiff scoring in four of their six home matches, and considering their performances against both Manchester clubs this season, it's certainly worth investing in this bet.

Both teams to score for a 1.5pt stake at 5/6 (1.83) with BetVictor

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