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Arsenal FC vs. Manchester City FC 1/1/22 - Premier League Picks & Predictions

Arsenal FC vs Manchester City FC Odds & Info

Game Arsenal FC vs Manchester City FC
Date & Time Saturday January 1, 2022, 7:30 AM (EST)
Location
Emirates Stadium, London, England
Latest odds
MCI -190 ; O/U 2.5
TV Channel
USA

Arsenal hosts Manchester City on New Year's in an English Premier League fixture. Arsenal is fourth in the top-flight English league table at 11-2-6 on 35 points with a goal difference of +9. Arsenal's most recent match against Wolverhampton was postponed but prior to that routed Norwich City 5-0. Arsenal has scored 14 goals in its last three matches winning 4-1 over Leeds United, 5-1 over Sunderland and 5-0 over Norwich City.

Arsenal has five victories in its last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 19 goals and conceded two. Arsenal’s back line and goalkeeper have three clean sheets in the last five matches played. Emile Smith Rowe is the leading goal scorer for Arsenal with eight while Bukayo Saka has scored five. Saka is the leader in assists with four.

Manchester City sits atop the top flight English league table at 16-2-2 on 50 points with a goal difference of +39. Manchester City is eight points clear of second-placed Chelsea. The Citizens defeated Brentford 1-0 in their most recent English Premier League fixture on December 29. Phil Foden was the lone goal scorer in the match for Manchester City, scoring the winner in the 16th minute.

Manchester City has won each of its last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 23 goals and conceded three. Manchester City's back line and goalkeeper have four clean sheets in their last five matches played. Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling are the leading goal scorers for Manchester City with seven apiece, while Gabriel Jesus is the leader in assists with seven.

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Over 2.5

Manchester City has won each of the last four matches head-to-head against Arsenal including a 5-0 rout of the Gunners in the reverse match between these two on August 28. Manchester City has scored 23 goals over his last five matches played and conceded just four but Arsenal is no slouch as the Gunners have scored 19 goals and conceded only two over their last five matches played. Expect plenty of scoring in this match, with the play being the OVER. Final Score Prediction, Manchester City wins but our best play is OVER 3-2.

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