Arsenal travel to Belarus as they lock horns with BATE Borisov in their Group H Uefa Europa League clash at the Borisov Arena on Thursday evening.
The Belarusian Premier League champions will be coming into this game on the back of their 1-1 draw with Crvena Zvezda in their last Europa outing. They aren't expected to be a match for the Gunners as they have not been impressive in Europe recently having only managed one win in 11 matches. They are thus underdogs with Bet365 at an offer of (7.50).
Alyaksandr Yermakovich’s charges have drawn six of their last nine games in Europe's seocnd tier and odds of (4.50) are on offer for another one.
For the Gunners, they will be boosted by the return of Mesut Ozil after overcoming a knee injury and they look set to cruise to victory as they have an edge over their hosts having thrashed Cologne 3-1 in their opening game and also claimed a 2-0 win over Westbromwich Albion on Monday night.
Also, Arsene Wenger’s side have come out on top in 19 of their last 25 encounters and as such the betting company has tabled (1.50) for them to leave Belarus with all three points while a double chance goes for (1.10).
The Yellow-Blues have not failed to find the back of the net in their last nine fixtures while their visitors have racked up nine goals in five matches, so, odds of (1.80) is available with Bet365 for both sides to score and (1.65) for more than three goals to surface.