Opta Stats: Cardiff v Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery.
Will Unai Emery point Arsenal to victory against Cardiff?

Premier League newcomers Cardiff host an Arsenal side looking to build on last week's first win under Unai Emery. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Arsenal won both previous Premier League meetings with Cardiff back in 2013-14, including a 3-0 triumph at the Cardiff City Stadium."

The Gunners are 1.594/7 to win.

Cardiff are winless in their last 13 games against Arsenal in all competitions (D5 L8), since a 3-2 away win in February 1961. The draw is 4.57/2.

Arsenal won both previous Premier League meetings with Cardiff back in 2013-14, including a 3-0 triumph at the Cardiff City Stadium. The Gunners are 1.594/7 to win.

Four of Arsenal's five Premier League goals against Cardiff have come in the final five minutes of games. The draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is 4.67/2.

Neil Warnock's last home match against Arsenal ended in a 1-0 win for his Sheffield United side in December 2006 in a Premier League meeting. Cardiff are 6.411/2 to win.

Since Sean Morrison scored Cardiff's second goal against Hull City in April, the Bluebirds have failed to score with any of their 55 shots in league competition and are goalless in four league matches, their worst run since March 2014. Arsenal are 2.77/4 to win to nil.

Cardiff are yet to play a single Welshman in the Premier League this season, giving 1,358 minutes to Englishmen, while opponents Arsenal - who are one of six clubs to have used a Welsh player this season (Aaron Ramsey) - have given fewer minutes to English players than any other side (50). Ramsey is 3.55/2 to score.

Since scoring from a corner against West Ham in April, each of Arsenal's last 16 Premier League goals have all come from open play. Over 2.5 goals is 1.814/5.

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock hasn't won any of his last nine Premier League games (D5 L4). Arsenal are 1.232/9 in the Draw No Bet market.

Arsenal have faced more shots on target than any other side in the Premier League so far this season (24). Both teams to score is 1.9720/21.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 53.00 pts
Returned: 50.57 pts
P/L: +2.43 pts

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