Arsenal v Manchester City Betting Special: Back Walcott to set Wembley alight

Our tipster looks at which players might represent best value to get amongst the goals in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final showdown at Wembley

Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final showdown with Manchester City on Sunday afternoon promises to be a fascinating contest.

These two teams produced a thrilling 2-2 draw at the beginning of this month and there is plenty of potential for the goals to flow when the rivalry is renewed this weekend.

Alexis Sanchez boasts an impressive goal record at Wembley; the Chilean has scored three goals in three appearances there for the Gunners, as well as two goals for his country against England in an international friendly fixture back in 2013.

Sanchez can be backed at 7/5 (2.40) with bet365 to maintain his scoring streak at the venue this weekend, while the 28-year-old, who scored a stunning free-kick in Arsenal's 2-1 win against Middlesbrough last time out, is chalked up as a 11/2 (6.50) chance to break the deadlock here.

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Mesut Ozil has shouldered some of the blame for Arsenal's disappointing dip in form in recent months, with some questioning the former Real Madrid midfielder's commitment to the cause. 

Ozil, though, silenced his critics with the winning goal on Teesside on Monday night and Arsene Wenger will be hoping for a big performance from the World Cup winner - he is a 14/1 (15.0) chance to open the scoring, while the 28-year-old is chalked up as a 4/1 (5.0) shot to score at any time.

Theo Walcott has enjoyed a superb season in the FA Cup; the winger has scored five goals in the competition thus far this term, including a terrific hat-trick against Southampton in the fourth round. 

bet365 go 9/1 (10.0) that the England international grabs the first goal of the game this weekend, while Walcott, who has scored five goals in his last nine games for the Gunners - including one against Manchester City earlier this month - is decent value at 5/2 (3.50) to add to his tally at any time.

GFX Arsenal Man City scorer betting

Manchester City have no shortage of options when it comes to scoring goals; indeed, no fewer than eight City players have scored in the FA Cup so far this season, the highest total of any of the four teams still standing in the competition.

Sergio Aguero looks most likely to lead the line for City on Sunday; the 28-year-old striker has scored four goals in his last four games and Aguero can be backed at 4/5 (1.80)  to get a goal against the Gunners on Sunday, while there is  100/30 (4.33) that the City star strikes first.

Leroy Sane has scored three goals in his last six games for Manchester City and the in-form German international may offer decent value at 8/5 (2.60)  to add to his tally with a goal in this game, while there is  6/1 (7.0) that Sane opens the scoring on Sunday afternoon.

Kevin De Bruyne set up two goals in City's 3-0 win against Southampton last weekend and there is  11/5 (3.20)   on offer that the Belgian international takes centre stage with a goal of his own at Wembley, while the 8/1 (9.0) quote for the mercurial midfielder to find the net at any time may well prove popular with punters.

Theo Walcott to score at any time at 5/2 (3.50) for a 1pt stake with bet365

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