Arsenal will be on the road on Thursday night when they take on Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade at Stadion Rajko Mitic in Group H of the Uefa Europa League.
The Red-Whites head into this tie on the back of a 4-0 thumping of Macva Sabac which sent them four points clear atop the Serbian Super Liga. They are unbeaten in Group E after drawing BATE and winning Cologne. LionsBet offers (1.75) for Vladan Milojević’s side to cause an upset.
The Gunners on their path fell to Watford at the weekend and are nine points off the top of the log. Despite the upset, Arsene Wenger’s men have won their opening group games and are favourites to win in the Serbian capital at odds of (4.45).
A stalemate at the end of 90 minutes is quoted at odds of (3.85) with the same firm.
Red Star have lost six of their last 10 games in the Europa League and this could play into Arsenal’s hand. What’s more is that the North Londoners have won two of their last four meetings with Serbian opposition and are (1.16) to avoid defeat.
Arsenal have only kept one clean sheet in their previous 13 away games in Europe’s second tier tournament. Both teams to score is available at (1.70).
Wenger’s charges have only failed to score in one of their last 25 European games and can be backed to score the game’s first goal at (1.55).
Theo Walcott found the back of the net twice in the previous game against BATE Borisov. The Englishman has scored six goals in his last eight European apperances and is (1.65) with LionsBet to score anytime.