The Daily Acca: United and Arsenal to serve up a classic

Manchester United manager - Jose Mourinho
Can Mourinho silence the Arsenal support this evening?
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Paul Robinson delivered a 6/1 Daily Acca last night and he stays in the Premier League in order to make it back to back successes. Here are his selections:

- Back Everton @ 11/20
- Back BTTS in Fulham v Leicester @ 13/20
- Back Chelsea @ 3/4
- Back BTTS in Man United v Arsenal @ 40/85

The Acca pays approximately 11/2

Everton to put derby defeat behind them

Bet 1: Back Everton @ 11/20 - KO 19:45 GMT

Marco Silva would have been delighted with his team's performance in the Merseyside Derby on Sunday, but he will just be hoping that the players show no adverse effects from conceding that bizarre final minute winner.

I wouldn't imagine that it would phase them too much though, and they were in good form prior to that defeat, having won five of their seven matches prior.

At Goodison Park it's four wins on the bounce for the Toffees and tonight they welcome a Newcastle side who were beaten 3-0 at home to West Ham on Saturday.

Rafa Benitez's men had been on a winning run prior to that, but they are still a struggling side, who don't score enough goals.

Goals at the Cottage

Bet 2: Back BTTS in Fulham v Leicester @ 13/20 - KO 19:45 GMT

I have covered this fixture in more detail here but my overriding thoughts are that there will be plenty of goals with Leicester shading it.

I am playing it safe for Daily Acca purposes and going with both teams to score at a short price, but given the stats on offer, it appears to be a safe bet.

It has already landed in four of Fulham's last five at Craven Cottage - including in Claudio Ranieri's home game in charge - and the same can be said for five of Leicester's away matches this term.

Another defeat for Wolves

Bet 3: Back Chelsea @ 3/4 - KO 19:45 GMT

Wolves started off the season in great style, but the wheels have come off of late and they are now down to 13th in the table - just seven points clear of the relegation zone.

Nuno Espírito Santo's side have lost five of their last six fixtures - with the only bright spot being a draw at Arsenal. They were beaten 2-1 at Cardiff on Friday, and at Molineux it's three defeats on the spin - including ones to Watford and Huddersfield.

Chelsea shrugged off their first loss of the season at Spurs by coming out to beat PAOK in Europe and then Fulham in the Premier League. Both of those were home wins to nil, but I don't have any concerns about them being away from the Bridge this evening.

Maurizio Sarri's side have already won four times on their travels this year, and prior to their trip to Wembley, they had conceded just the one away goal.

Old rivals to live up to the billing

Bet 4: Back BTTS in Man United v Arsenal @ 40/85 - KO 20:00 GMT

The highlight of the night comes from Old Trafford and both teams to score appears to be pretty nailed on.

Jose Mourinho is a man under pressure and he surely can't go into this game with a negative approach. A draw really doesn't help his team as they need to win and close the gap on the top four.

Regardless of that, BTTS backers would have collected in four of United's half dozen at home this season, and the only clean sheet they kept themselves was against a Crystal Palace side who are struggling for goals.

Arsenal are on the crest of a wave under Unai Emery, and their unbeaten run now stands at 19 games. The undoubted highlight was their 4-2 North London Derby victory on Sunday, and the attacking players appear to be in great form.

Of those 19 matches, 13 of them had goals at both ends, and all six of their away Premier League fixtures this term have followed suit.

Daily Acca 2018/19 P/L

Wagered: 156pts
Returned: 103.79pts
P/L: -52.21pts

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