Arsenal vs Leicester: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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Arsenal and Leicester go head-to-head at Emirates Stadium on Saturday in the second week of the new Premier League season. The Gunners got the campaign underway with a strong result, beating Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park last week.

Leicester, meanwhile, collected a point in their opening match when they drew 2-2 with Brentford.

Arsenal vs Leicester latest odds

Arsenal are big favourites to get the victory in their first home game of the campaign with bet365 offering odds of 8/15 (1.53)

The visitors are underdogs at 19/4 (5.75) while the draw is offered at 10/3 (4.33).

Arsenal vs Leicester first goal scorer

New Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus 15/4 (4.75) to net the first goal of the game at the Emirates Stadium, while team-mate Eddie Nketiah is the next lowest-priced player to open the scoring at 9/2 (5.5). Plus, Gabriel Martinelli, who scored the first goal of the clash against Crystal Palace last week, is priced at 11/2 (6.5).

Leicester hero Jamie Vardy is his side's lowest-priced player to score first at 8/1 (9.0) and team-mate Patson Daka is offered at 9/1 (10.0).

Arsenal vs Leicester preview

Fabio Vieira could be in line to feature for the Gunners after his return to training this week. Takehiro Tomiyasu and Emile Smith Rowe are also in contention and coach Mikel Arteta said that one or two of the trio will start.

The Gunners have won each of their last three matches against the Foxes and are in fine form heading into this match.

Mikel Arteta's men were excellent in pre-season and started the competitive campaign with a confidence-boosting win against Crystal Palace.

Leicester surrendered a two-goal lead in their first match of the new season to share a point with Brentford.

Brendan Rodgers' team have not added any key new faces to the squad over the course of the summer transfer window while Wesley Fofana and James Maddison could be on the way out before the deadline.

The visitors are still without Harvey Barnes, Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand for this game but there are no fresh injury concerns.

Arsenal vs Leicester tips and predictions

Arsenal have not kept a clean sheet at home in the league since March, while Leicester have conceded in 25 of their last 26 away games. Backing both teams to score in this game at 3/4 (1.75) may be a smart bet, then.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Best Bet Banner 28022020Both teams to score at 3/4 (1.75) for a 2pt stake with bet365

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