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Opta Stats: Arsenal v Everton

Can Alexis Sanchez add to his tally when Arsenal host Everton?
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Arsenal need a win against Everton to stand a chance of finishing in the top four. Opta rates their chances.

"Alexis Sanchez has 23 Premier League goals this season and is in the race for the Golden Boot."

Sanchez is [1.9] to score.

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 20 Premier League home games against Everton (W16 D4); their longest ever unbeaten streak against a side in the competition. The Gunners are [1.44] to win again.

Indeed, this run started when Arsene Wenger became manager in 1996, beating all five Everton managers he has faced in that time. Arsenal are [2.08] to win half-time/full-time.

After beating the Gunners in the reverse fixture this season; the Toffees are looking to do the league double over Arsenal for the first time since the 1985-86 season. Everton are [8.0] to win.

Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in his last three appearances in all competitions against Everton at the Emirates. Giroud is [2.1] to score.

Arsenal have won each of their last nine matches on home turf contested on the final day of the season, scoring four times in each of the last five. Over 3.5 goals is [2.26].

After failing to win in 11 successive games on the final day of the season, Everton have picked up victories in seven of the last nine seasons (L2). You can lay Arsenal at [1.45].

Romelu Lukaku has now gone four games without scoring for the Toffees. He last went longer without a goal in the Premier League between March and August (11 games). Arsenal are [2.5] to keep a clean sheet.

If Lukaku does end the season as the Premier League's top scorer, he'll be the first Belgian to win the Premier League Golden Boot and the first player to win it from a club outside the top four since Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink for Chelsea in 2000/01. Lukaku is [3.0] to find the net.

Alexis Sanchez has 23 Premier League goals this season and is in the race for the Golden Boot. The last Chilean player to finish as top goalscorer in one of the big five European leagues was Iván Zamorano in La Liga for Real Madrid in 1994-95 (28 goals). Sanchez is [1.9] to score.

Sanchez has now scored in three successive appearances in all competitions for Arsenal and will be looking to net in four in a row for the first time since April 2016. You can back him at [4.5] to be first goalscorer.

The Gunners attempted 36 shots in total in their midweek win over Sunderland - their most in a Premier League game analysed by Opta (since 2003-04) and more than in their previous three Premier League matches combined (30). Over 2.5 goals is [1.52].

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

Staked: 523 pts
Returned: 526.30 pts
P/L: +3.30 pts

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