After suffering a shocking opening day defeat at home to Burnley, the reigning champions have won their last three games and look like their former best again. Chelsea currently sit in third place and victory at odds of (1.85) with Bet365 could see them close the gap at the top to one point.
The Gunner’s start has been a bit jittery as they had lost two games on the bounce but responded with a 3-0 win over Bournemouth last weekend. They also secured a comfortable 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa League on Thursday night and are (4.50) to cause an upset in West London.
A draw is quoted at odds of (3.80) with the same firm.
Chelsea have won their last five home Premier League games against Arsenal since losing 5-3 in October 2011. With Antonio Conte’s men looking in better shape, they are (1.20) to avoid defeat.
The Gunners haven’t lost six consecutive away league games to the same opponent since a seven-game losing streak to Liverpool at Anfield between 1981 and 1988. In a bid to avoid the embarrassment, Arsene Wenger’s side are (1.95) for a win or draw.
The North Londoners haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 12 visits to Stamford Bridge. Their backline isn’t one of the strongest among the top guns, they are thus (1.12) to concede.
Chelsea have scored in 23 successive league games at home with half of it seeing them score three or more goals. Backing the Blues to score first is available at (1.50) while it’s (1.60) more than three goals.
Eden Hazard has scored in three of his last four Premier League games against Arsenal in front of the Blues faithful. The Belgian is slowing making his way back into the first team after a spell on the sidelines.