Arsenal will be looking to stay at the top of the Premier League with a win over Newcastle. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"The Gunners have dropped just two points in their last seven Premier League home games, winning 19 of a possible 21 points there in this period."
In the last 14 Premier League meetings Arsenal have won 11. They are 1.292/7 to win again.
There have been 18 goals scored in the last three Premier League meetings between
these two sides at the Emirates Stadium. Over 3.5 goals is 2.3811/8.
Olivier Giroud has scored eight goals in seven Premier League games against the Magpies. He is 1.635/8 to score.
Giroud has managed five headers on target against Newcastle in the Premier League and scored with all of them. You can back Giroud at 3.8514/5 to score the first goal.
Arsenal have now won eight successive Premier League games against Newcastle United. They are 1.824/5 to win half-time/full-time.
Arsene Wenger has won 10 of his 11 meetings with Steve McClaren in the Premier League (L1). The draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is 4.84/1.
Newcastle United didn't manage a single shot on target and just one attempt overall when they played Arsenal at St James Park earlier this season. Arsenal are 2.0621/20 to keep a clean sheet.
Arsenal head in to 2016 having won the most points (81) and matches (25) in the Premier League in 2015. They are 2.526/4 to win the Premier League.
The Gunners have dropped just two points in their last seven Premier League home games, winning 19 of a possible 21 points there in this period. Arsenal are 2.206/5 to win to nil.
Newcastle United have scored just six goals in their last 15 Premier League away trips. Under 2.5 goals is 2.77/4.