Arsenal will be looking to build on last weekend’s impressive North London derby victory over Tottenham Hotspur when they travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley in Sunday’s Premier League encounter.
That win brought the Gunners to within just a point of their fourth-placed neighbours, and they are 8/15 (1.53) favourites with Betfair Sportsbook to maintain the pressure with another victory here.
However, Sean Dyche’s men are only trailing their guests on goal difference thanks to an exceptional start to the campaign, and can be backed at 5/1 (6.00) to move above them with a shock win.
Only one of the last 11 encounters between these sides has resulted in a draw, but you can get odds of 10/3 (4.33) on them sharing the spoils in this one.
Although few expected Arsene Wenger’s team to claim local bragging rights against a strong Spurs team, their 10 wins from 10 consecutive home matches going into that derby would suggest that the result should not have come as a complete surprise.
However, while their form at the Emirates has been unstoppable, it is quite a different story when it comes to their travels.
Thursday’s 1-0 Europa League defeat at Koln means Arsenal have lost five and won just three of their nine away games this season, while going further back that record reads 11 defeats and only one victory in 18 league matches on the road.
Having lost just two of their 14 fixtures in all competitions this season, a Clarets side that is currently enjoying a three-match winning streak should fancy their chances of extending their guests’ away day blues in this clash.
Indeed, odds of 6/4 (2.50) look like excellent value on Burnley merely avoiding defeat considering Arsenal’s unimpressive recent record away from home.