Manchester United and The Gunners face off in round 14 at Old Trafford, and it has the look of a tight match between two teams currently looking evenly matched. Ranked as number 8 The Red Devils have scraped together 18 points from 13 matches. With 23 points, Arsenal earned themselves a place as number 5 in the Premier League following 13 encounters.
Manchester United enter the match against Arsenal this coming Thursday hoping to gain some ground on the latter in Premier League standings.
The Red Devils go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 14 goals, while also conceding 20 goals. That amounts to an average of 2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
The Gunners travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 15 goals, while also conceding 8 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.8 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 6 times. Take a look at our predictions for this classic match-up!
Facts and figures for Manchester United vs Arsenal in Premier League.
- Manchester United did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Manchester United did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Manchester United conceded in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Manchester United conceded the last 11 matches in a row at home.
- Arsenal has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Arsenal scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Arsenal's last 3 of 5 matches.
Current form — Manchester United v. Arsenal
Manchester United paddling along
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for The Red Devils, as they have performed according to their level. Manchester United have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Watford, they came out empty-handed in a 4-1 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-0 win against Villarreal. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea.
Arsenal are looking formidable
Arsenal keep brushing aside all resistance, claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. Arsenal are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Watford by 1-0. Following that up proved too difficult as they lost 4-0 against Liverpool, before claiming 3 points in a 2-0 win against Newcastle.
Form on both sides makes this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Manchester United have grabbed the role as fairly big favorites, though, with the bookies offering odds of 1.95 for a win. Should your betting strategy prefer a higher price, the odds for an away win are 3.75. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.75.
Manchester United v. Arsenal — fixture history
The most recent outing in the Premier League between Manchester United and Arsenal took place in November 2020. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. Manchester United have been able to win 20% of their last 10 encounters against the upcoming Arsenal in the Premier League. In other words, they have a 2-4-4 recent record, with the latter winning 40% of the matches. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 10 matches between Manchester United and Arsenal. Both teams found the back of the net 5 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Manchester United and Arsenal are currently 5 points and 3 places apart. The Red Devils will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from The Gunners this coming Thursday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Arsenal will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Manchester United and Arsenal.
Top scorers markets
It is difficult to look past Marcus Rashford, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 2 times lately for The Red Devils. Emile Smith-Rowe has managed to score 3 times in the last half dozen matches for Arsenal. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.