Arsene Wenger’s men have seen their stock rise lately after winning their last five games, including a 4-1 thumping of CSKA Moscow in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-final on Thursday night.
Besides they have been churning out impressive results on their turf recently with four straight wins which has seen them close the gap to fifth-placed Chelsea to five points.
The last time the Gunners clashed with the Saints ended in stalemate and a chance for a repeat is available at a mouthwatering offer of (4.00).
Southampton will be hoping to secure all the three points in the outing as anything short of that could further dent their aim of remaining in the top-flight next season, bearing in mind that they only boast of 28 points from 31 games which has condemned them to 18th spot on the log.
However, having failed to secure victory in four of their last five encounters, they have been tagged as underdogs for this game at the odds of (5.70) with the same betting firm.
The London firm have scored an average of three goals in their last four games which indicates that there could be a flurry of goals here. Odds of (1.60) are quoted for more than three goals to surface.