Opta Stats: Watford v Arsenal

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"Watford are unbeaten in their last five Premier League home games, winning the last three in a row (D2). They last won four in a row at Vicarage Road within the same top-flight season back in December 1986."

Watford are [2.34] Draw No Bet.

Watford have lost four of their previous five home games against Arsenal in the Premier League. Arsenal are [2.36] to win.

Arsenal have not lost back-to-back away league games at Watford since a run of three straight defeats ending in November 1987. A Watford win is [3.2].

None of the 11 previous Premier League meetings between Watford and Arsenal have ended in a draw (nine wins for Arsenal, two for Watford); only four fixtures in the competition have been played more often without ever sharing the spoils (Manchester United v Wigan (16), Aston Villa v Derby (14), Derby v Leicester (12) and Manchester United v Watford (12)). The odds of this run being extended with a win for either side in the Double Chance market, are [1.35].

Watford have only won two of their 15 Premier League games when playing on a Monday (D5 L8); a 4-2 win over Portsmouth in April 2007 and a 4-1 victory against Chelsea in February 2018. The draw is [3.7].

Arsenal have won seven of their last eight Premier League games on a Monday, losing only against Crystal Palace in April 2017 in that run. They are [1.71] in the Draw No Bet market.

Watford are unbeaten in their last five Premier League home games, winning the last three in a row (D2). They last won four in a row at Vicarage Road within the same top-flight season back in December 1986. Watford are [2.34] Draw No Bet.

Arsenal are yet to keep a clean sheet away from home in the Premier League this season (15 games). They last had a longer run without a clean sheet on the road in the top-flight between April 1984-February 1985 (16 games). Both teams to score is [1.55].

Just one of Arsenal's five Premier League away wins this season has come against a side starting the day higher than 16th place in the table, with the Gunners beating 8th placed Bournemouth 2-1 in November. Watford are [1.74] in the Double Chance market.

Watford's Troy Deeney has scored nine Premier League goals this season, only netting more in the 2015-16 (13) and 2016-17 (10) campaigns. He could become just the third player to score 10+ goals in three different top-flight seasons for the Hornets after Luther Blissett (3) and John Barnes (4). Deeney is [3.1] to score.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is Arsenal's highest Premier League goalscorer this season with 17 goals. However, he's not netted in any of his last five away from home since a goal at Brighton on Boxing Day. Aubameyang is [2.2] to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 276.00 pts
Returned: 290.83 pts
P/L: +14.83 pts

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