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Opta Stats: Manchester City v Arsenal

Can Pep Guardiola mastermind a Manchester City victory over Arsenal?
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It's a clash of the titans as Manchester City take on Arsenal. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Pep Guardiola has won four of his five home meetings with Arsene Wenger in all competitions (D1) – his sides have never kept a clean sheet in that run but have scored 15 goals to Arsenal’s 5."

A Manchester City win and both teams to score is [2.5].

Manchester City have only won one of their last nine matches against Arsenal in all competitions (D4 L4), with that victory coming in this exact fixture last season. The draw is [5.4].

Arsenal's 2-0 victory at the Etihad in January 2015 remains the Gunners' only away Premier League victory against the 'big six' since the start of the 2014/15 season (D7 L9). They are [7.8] to get back to winning ways.

Manchester City have won all nine of their Premier League games in which they've led this season. They are [2.1] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City are the third team in Premier League history to have won as many as 28 points from their first 10 games of the season. Chelsea (2005-06) and Manchester City (2011-12) also managed this, but had inferior GD to the current Man City effort. They both won the Premier League title at the end of those campaigns. City are [1.45] to win again.

The Citizens have scored 20 goals in their last four home Premier League games this season - that's more than 18 of the other 19 clubs in the division have netted in total in their opening 10 games of 2017- 18. Over 4.5 goals is [3.4].

The Gunners have won just 17 of the 45 away points available to them in 2017, winning five, drawing two and losing eight of their 15 games on the road. A draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is [4.9].

Pep Guardiola has won four of his five home meetings with Arsene Wenger in all competitions (D1) - his sides have never kept a clean sheet in that run but have scored 15 goals to Arsenal's 5. A Manchester City win and both teams to score is [2.5].

Theo Walcott has scored more away goals at the Etihad Stadium than any other Arsenal player (3). Walcott is [4.5] to score.

Coming into this matchday, Leroy Sane has been involved in more goals than any other Premier League player this season (6 goals, 5 assists). The German scored both home and away against the Gunners in the Premier League last season. Sane is [2.6] to find the net.

Sergio Aguero has scored five goals in his last seven matches for Manchester City against Arsenal in all competitions. Aguero is [1.73] to add to his tally.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts

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