Swansea – Arsenal Betting Preview: Can Swansea halt the run of rejuvenated Gunners

Michael Laudrup's side play a fine style of football which was exhibited in Europe and back at home they would want to replicate their fine passing game when they host Arsenal

Wednesday's Cup defeat at Birmingham shocked many including Michael Laudrup but he is sure not to lose hope in the top flight.

With an historic European win at Valencia, Ladbrokes chalks the home side at 2/1 to win the game.

Arsenal have taken up residence at the top of the table after offering the perfect response to a shambolic opening day showing which saw them end a defeat to Aston Villa with 10 men and with terrace taunts ringing in the ears of manager Arsene Wenger.

Eight straight victories have been secured in all competitions. Ladbrokes offers the away side 8/5 to continue their good run of fortune in the league whiles the same firm prices the game at a whopping 9/4 for both teams to share the spoils.

Michu has proved a mouthful for defenders in the Premier League and almost gets a goal when he is in the thick of things. He is placed at 6/1 to score the first goal of the game with Ladbrokes and 2/1 to score any time in the game.

For Arsenal, French striker Olivier Giroud has been in scoring mood for the Gunners being at the right place at the right time. You can back him to get the first goal at 9/2 with Ladbrokes whiles the same firm prices him at 6/5 to score any time in the game.

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