LionsBet Preview: Arsenal – Tottenham Hotspur: Back both fierce rivals to score

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This fixture has had a history on of being a very open contest and such won’t be written off this time again

The biggest game in the Premier League on Saturday will kickoff at lunchtime as North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur lock horns at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners seem to be seeing another season without league honours passing them by as they fell to a 3-1 defeat at leaders Manchester City last time out and are now 11 points from the summit of the log but still considered (2.40) for victory with LionsBet.

The Lilywhites’ season is back on track having struggled to get results at their makeshift home of Wembley. They have been more imposing away from home and will fancy getting a result against their fierce rivals – whom they are four points ahead of at odds of (2.90).

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A draw is always a probability in a game of this magnitude and the same betting firm is offering odds of (3.65) for that outcome.

Arsenal haven’t won their last six games against Spurs which is their longest winless run. Backing Maurcio Pochettino’s men to avoid defeat is available at (1.30).

On the flip side, Tottenham have won just two of their last 32 league visits to Arsenal, drawing 13 and losing 17. Arsene Wenger’s charges winning or drawing on their turf is thus quoted at (1.45).

An impressive stat is that both teams have found the back of the net on 34 occasions, which is the most of any fixture in Premier League history. Punters looking to reap rewards can back the outcome at a price of (1.50).

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The first team to score could have a direct impact on the result on the game. The Gunners are (1.80) to do that while it’s (2.00) for Spurs.

Harry Kane has scored six goals in his five North London derbies and LionsBet quotes him at (1.45) to score anytime.

Alexandre Lacazette has only started once in the Premier League this season which is surprising considering his £52 million summer purchase from Lyon. He did come off the bench to score Arsenal’s only goal against City and is (1.55) to get his name on the scoresheet anytime again.