Opta Stats: Manchester United v Arsenal

Will Arsene Wenger still be smiling after Arsenal's match with Manchester United?
Will Arsene Wenger still be smiling after Arsenal's match with Manchester United?
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Arsenal need a win at old rivals Manchester United as they look to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Opta rates their chances.

"Only three players (Thierry Henry 20 in 2002/03, Frank Lampard 18 in 2004/05 and Cesc Fabregas, 18 in 2014/15) have assisted more goals in a single Premier League season than Mesut Ozil (17) in 2015/16."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.3811/8.

Arsenal have won none and lost six of their last eight Premier League trips to Old Trafford. Manchester United are 3.39/4 to win.

The Gunners' win against United at the Emirates earlier this season ended a run of eight Premier League matches without a victory against the Red Devils for Arsene Wenger's men (W0 D3 L5). Arsenal are 2.486/4 to win again.

Arsenal have dropped seven points from winning positions away from home, the joint-most in the Premier League along with Man Utd. The Arsenal half-time/draw full-time double result is 17.5.

Arsenal have kept five clean sheets in their last eight Premier League matches. They are 2.8615/8 to not concede.

Only three players (Thierry Henry 20 in 2002/03, Frank Lampard 18 in 2004/05 and Cesc Fabregas, 18 in 2014/15) have assisted more goals in a single Premier League season than Mesut Ozil (17) in 2015/16. Over 2.5 goals is 2.3811/8.

Man Utd (33) have scored fewer goals after 26 league games than in any season since 1989-90 (30). Under 2.5 goals is 1.695/7.

Manchester United have earned fewer points this season than in any other Premier League campaign after 26 games (41). Arsenal are 4.67/2 to win half-time/full-time.

Arsenal have only won two of their last seven Premier League away matches (W2 D3 L2), this following a run of 12 away matches where they won 10. The draw is 3.3512/5.

Manchester United have scored 995 goals at Old Trafford in the Premier League. Both teams to score is 2.0421/20.

Just 21% of the attempts Arsenal have made in the Premier League this season have been from outside the box, the lowest proportion in the top division. Manchester United are 3.55/2 to keep a clean sheet.

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