Opta Stats: Swansea v Arsenal

Will Michu continue to be a thorn in Arsene Wenger's side when Swansea meet Arsenal?
Will Michu continue to be a thorn in Arsene Wenger's side when Swansea meet Arsenal?

Top of the table Arsenal with have their title credentials truly tested by in-form Swansea. Opta provides the statistics.

"Seven of the nine goals scored in the four games between Swansea and Arsenal last season came in the final 10 minutes of matches."

The odds of the second-half containing more goals than the first are 1.9520/21.

Swansea have scored the two fastest BPL goals in 2013-14 so far (Michu vs C. Palace 1:20 & Shelvey v Liverpool 1:27). The odds of the first goal been scored within the first ten minutes are 4.216/5.

Arsenal are the only team to score in all five of their Barclays Premier League games this season. They are 1.251/4 to extend this run against Swansea.

Seven of the nine goals scored in the four games between Swansea and Arsenal last season came in the final 10 minutes of matches. The odds of the second-half containing more goals than the first are 1.9520/21.

Both Barclays Premier League games between Swansea and Arsenal last season ended as 2-0 away wins. A 2-0 win for Arsenal is 14.5.

Arsenal scored three goals from set-pieces in their last Premier League game, the first time they had scored this many in a single game since May 2010. Per Mertesacker is 11.010/1 to score.

Midfield ace Mesut Ozil has assisted more Barclays Premier League goals than any other player this season (3). Ozil is 4.03/1 to score.

Arsenal have the best shot conversion rate (20.4%) and shooting accuracy (61.1%) in the Premier League this season. They are 2.3811/8 to win.

Arsenal have won four league games in a row, equalling their best run from last season. Only one team (Man Utd, seven) won more than four successive BPL games in 2012-13. Swansea are 3.39/4 to break that run with a win.

Arsenal will equal their best run of Premier League away wins if they win this match (eight). Arsenal are 4.1 to win to nil.

All 11 of Arsenal's Premier League goals this season have come from inside the penalty area. Olivier Giroud is 2.546/4 to score.

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