Opta Stats: Man United striker needs no Emirates invite

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It's written in the stats; Wayne Rooney will score against Arsenal, while Diafra Sakho and Wilfried Bony should also net...

"Wayne Rooney has scored the joint-most goals against Arsenal of any player in Premier League history (ten, along with Robbie Fowler)."
Recommended Bet: Back Rooney to score against Arsenal @ 3.259/4

Everton v West Ham (Saturday, 15:00)

Diafra Sakho has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League appearances for the Hammers

One of the bigger surprises before the international break arrived was Aston Villa's successful stand at the Boleyn Ground, where West Ham were shut out for the first time since the opening day. An even greater shock still was that the silenced Hammers side contained the sensational Sakho, who had notched in his six prior Premier League appearances. The Senegalese striker is an injury doubt for the trip to Goodison Park, but is great value, especially because stakes are refunded if your player doesn't feature, and Sakho has started every game that he has been fit for since September.

Recommended Bet: Back Sakho to score @ 3.55/2


Man City v Swansea (Saturday, 15:00)

Wilfried Bony scored two goals in the last meeting between these two sides, his only appearance against Man City in the Premier League

What better way to celebrate a shiny new Swansea contract than scoring in the Premier League champions' backyard? The muscular Ivorian striker already has a brace to his name against City in 2014 and, after two league games without a goal following a three-match scoring spree in October, Bony is due one. The Citizens have only kept one clean sheet in seven games across all competitions too and are likely to be without captain Vincent Kompany in defence.

Recommended Bet: Back Bony to score @ 3.814/5


Arsenal v Man United (Saturday, 17:30, Sky Sports 1)

Wayne Rooney has scored the joint-most goals against Arsenal of any player in Premier League history (ten, along with Robbie Fowler)

Awash with confidence following three more England goals, Rooney's return to form following his Premier League suspension spells bad news for Arsenal. Man United's skipper is clearly inspired by the sight of a Gunners rearguard and has the added incentive of attempting to break the record that he shares with Fowler for most goals scored against them. With Laurent Koscielny still absent at the heart of defence, Rooney will seldom have a better chance to increase his swelling collection against Arsene Wenger's mob.

Recommended Bet: Back Rooney to score @ 3.259/4

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