There’s an audible gulp from Arsenal fans whenever they are due to play Manchester City.
Pep’s boys seem to have a hold over the Gunners in the Premier League, and will be looking to twist the knife this Saturday at the Etihad.
We’ve pieced together an 8/1 Bet Builder as we decide to play Pep Routlette:
- Manchester City to win the 1st half
- Over 2 cards in the match
- Over 6.5 Manchester City shots on target
- Riyad Mahrez to score anytime
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Manchester City v Arsenal Bet Builder Betting Tip:
Manchester City to win the 1st half
Manchester City have a habit of blowing Arsenal away early.
They’ve cruised past the Gunners eight times on the spin in the Premier League and haven’t tasted defeat since 2015.
Buoyed by the Etihad faithful, we expect City to come out firing on Saturday afternoon – at Mikel Arteta’s expense.
Over 2 cards in the match
Arsenal showed a petulant side last Sunday against Chelsea, picking up three yellows and potentially deserving more.
The visitors will struggle to control City’s plethora of striking options, and at least three cards in the match looks sensible.
Over 6.5 Manchester City shots on target
City enjoyed 16 attempts at goal against Norwich City last week as they slotted five past the Canaries.
Pep’s side haven’t conceded against Arsenal in their last four Premier League outings, and another one-sided affair is expected here.
At least seven shots on target might be a stretch, but if anyone can, City can – especially against Arsenal.
Riyad Mahrez to score anytime
Yes, we know, we are dancing with the devil of Guardiola selection…
Riyad Mahrez only played 15 minutes last weekend at Norwich and should get the nod on the right flank on Saturday.
The Algerian is a constant threat and has enjoyed two goals and three assists against Arsenal in previous meetings.
*Please note that all odds are correct at the time of article publication.