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AccessBET Preview: Arsenal v Manchester City: Back Pep Guardiola’s men for victory at the Emirates

23:34 EAT 28/02/2018
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal Nicolas Otamendi Manchester City
Having won the EFL Cup, City will be aiming to pick maximum points again when they meet the Gunners

Arsenal will face the misery of having to play Manchester City again this time at the Emirates Stadium for Thursday night's English Premier League encounter.

The Gunners were humbled 3-0 at Wembley on Sunday as Pep Guardiola secured his first trophy in English football, thanks to Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva's efforts.

However, the defeat put Arsene Wenger in the spotlight and with ten points behind fourth-placed Tottenham on the log, anything short of victory could further fustrate the London outfit’s top-four ambitions.

Prior to the loss to City, they also suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Ostersunds in the second leg round of 32 of the Europa League, though they still managed to qualify for the round of 16 4-2 on aggregate. Going against the imperious Citizens who have only tasted defeat once in nine games, they will have it all to do to surmount the odds of (4.20) as quoted by AccessBET.

The same betting firm is offering a draw at odds of (4.10).

On the other hand, Manchester City will hope to add more trophies to the EFLCup acquired and with their present form, they are not looking to soft-pedal and will be expected to continue their domination on the league front with the bookmakers tipping them as favourites for victory in north London at (1.80).

The four-time league winners have not lost to Arsenal in their last three top-flight meetings and are on offer to avoid defeat at the price of (1.25).

The Sky Blues are the highest scoring side in the league with 79 goals which indicates that there will be lot of goals in this outing. Bookies put up odds of (1.13) for over 2.5 goals to surface in the duel.

Sergio Aguero is just three goals shy of Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane who tops the Premier League goal scorers’ chart and he is on offer at (1.75) to notch anytime in the encounter with AccessBET.