Arsenal vs Sporting Recent Form
When it comes to recent form, the current Premier League leaders are heading into this matchup in great shape. The London club has 4 wins in their last five games against tough opponents. Namely, Arteta has managed to beat both Leicester and Everton in 1-0 and 4-0 victories, keeping clean sheets in both games.
What is more, Arteta’s squad is among the best-scoring sides this season after scoring 62 goals in 27 league matches. They also have one of the best defensive lines this season in the Premier League, as they only conceded 25 goals. The only team with a better record in the English Premier League is Newcastle United, with only 18 conceded.
On the other hand, Sporting is sitting in the fourth position in the Primeira Liga. Besides their 2-2 draw to Arsenal, Sporting are on a great run in their last 5 games, winning all of them, including a 4-0 Europa League victory against Midtjylland.
At the moment, the Lisabon club is placed 4th in the Primeira with 50 points gathered across 24 games. They are 5 points away from the third-placed Braga, who hold the Europa League spot.
Arsenal vs Sporting Head to Head
Besides the first leg of this fixture which ended in a 2-2 draw, the two sides only met twice before in an official match.
In the 2018 Europa League group stage, these two met in Group E and played two games, which ended in a 0-0 draw and a 1-0 victory for Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Sporting Betting Tips
The home side will surely be the favourites to win in the Arsenal vs Sporting predictions after failing to secure the lead in the first leg of the fixture. Arteta will likely be going for a very offensive lineup, as Arsenal will try to score as much as they can.
So, if you’re interested in betting on the number of goals in this match, you should consider placing an Over 2.5 goals wager. Both teams will be looking to score a goal or two, which would secure them a spot in the quarterfinals, so many fans are expecting to see very attacking football from both managers.
Another solid betting market that can be useful for Arsenal vs Sporting predictions is BTTS. Though it may not include the highest odds, this result is fairly likely to happen, as.it did in the first game.
Bettors that are looking to place an Arsenal vs Sporting prediction for the correct score should look into the odds for a 3-1 Arsenal victory. Most sportsbooks provide this market at around 11.00 odds, which is a solid offer.
Arsenal vs Sporting Lineups
If you wish to see the Arsenal vs Sporting predictions for lineups, check out the section below.
- Arsenal: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Martinelli, Jesus.
- Sporting: Adan; St. Juste, Coates, Inacio; Reis, Morita, Goncalves, Esgaio; Edwards, Trincao, Paulinho.
If you’re interested in seeing more Europa League betting tips, be sure to visit the link below.
Europa League Betting Tips