In this article, you will find the betting analysis and tips on Liverpool v Arsenal in addition to the best Liverpool v Arsenal odds. Written by Robyn Bylund.
It’s a top of the table-clash that awaits at Anfield on Saturday with Liverpool and Arsenal being the only two teams to pick up consecutive wins in the two opening weeks of the season.
Liverpool had a really tough week before their game with Southampton last Saturday, going to Istanbul for the Super Cup Final against Chelsea on Wednesday, but did find a way to get the three points down at St Mary’s much thanks to the brilliance of Sadio Mané. Which impact we also did mention here in our preview.
Liverpool went 2-0 up thanks to a goal and assist from the Senegalese attacker, with Roberto Firmino putting the second ball in the net.
Southampton looked sharp in the first half, where Liverpool couldn’t come up to standards, but it was the ex-Red, Danny Ings, who made it shaky for his former employee when he took advantage of a sloppy pass from goalkeeper Adrián within the final ten minutes of the game. To find other Premier League betting tips visit our dedicated section.
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Liverpool could hold on in the end but it was obvious that they still had some of the 120 minutes from Istanbul both in legs and brains down at the south coast and you were not very surprised when Klopp told his players they got two days off to rest and spend time with their families before shifting focus back to this week’s game against Arsenal.
The Unai Emery side is the only team next to Liverpool having won both of their opening fixtures, much down to the fact that Spurs and City drew at the Etihad, 2-2. Arsenal are yet to impress, but the summer signings give them all the potential to come out flying when the bricks fall into place.
The opened the season with a 1-0 win away to Newcastle and followed it up with at 2-1 win at home to Burnley. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has netted in both games and going up against his Golden Boot-sharers from last season, Sadio Mané and Mo Salah, he will, of course, be looking to grab a third in three at their ground.
Alexandre Lacazette was also back in business against Burnley, giving Arsenal the lead, after having missed out on the trip to St James’ Park.
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Among the new signings, former Chelsea and PSG defender, David Luiz made his debut for Arsenal last weekend and Dani Ceballos and Nicolas Pépé are up and running as well. Pépé is yet to get his first start, but looks lively and eager to prove his worth when coming on from the bench, while Ceballos, especially against Burnley, pretty much ran the pitch with his magical feet.
Liverpool against Arsenal have turned out to some pretty one-sided stories at Anfield over the last couple of years. Arsenal pretty naive approach to games have left them wide open at the back, with Liverpool’s deadly front three taking full advantage of that.
Last three games at Anfield have ended in home victory with 3-1, 4-0 and 5-1 being the scoreline for the Reds. We can also note that Bobby Firmino has 7 goals from the last 4 games between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield – having scored the first for Liverpool in all games. None of them later than the 17’th minute.
Liverpool To Come Out Flying
Having been questioned about their form, even though they’ve secured back-to-back wins in the Premier League and beaten Chelsea to the Super Cup, Liverpool will be eager to prove their quality in front of a bouncing Anfield coming into the game with rested legs for a first in a while. We expect Liverpool to come out flying and our first pick for this game is Liverpool HT/FT at 13/10 with William Hill.
We expect the Reds to get the lead at Anfield and with Arsenal having to push their lines further, Liverpool should be able to take advantage of that and sail on to victory.
As Liverpools starting XI pretty much forms itself it will be more interesting to see how Emery takes on the task to change three consecutive losses at Anfield to finally find their way to a point or three on Saturday.
Having started both Willock and Nelson in the two opening games you could expect that he wants more experience coming into a clash with the European Champions.
Arsenal will also have to cope without right-back Hector Bellerin and it seems unlikely that Sead Kolasinac or Mezut Özil will be back, having missed the two first games due to the gang-related problems outside of the pitch.
To be able to stay in the top of the table Arsenal will have to find a better defensive balance than during the last couple of seasons and David Luiz is yet to prove whether he can be that solid rock or not.
Both Teams To Score
But only two games into the season the feeling is that Emery will try to fight fire with fire here and give the responsibility to the guys up top and rather than trying to ride a 0-0 game out for 90, he’ll open up for an attacking war. Our second pick for this game is Both Teams To Score at 4/7
Given that we expect goals and an opening and thrilling game at Anfield we can of course not let go without having a look at the odds for Roberto Firmino to be involved in the happenings. Having opened the scoreline for Liverpool in the last four visits from Arsenal and scored a total of seven goals from four Anfield games against the Gunners the Brazilian seems to love those games more than anyone.
He have also looked in fantastic shape during the first few games for Liverpool, turning the game around in Istanbul when he came on at half time against Chelsea and getting a goal at St Mary’s on the weekend.
Bobby with a brace
Our final pick for the game is Roberto Firmino to score two or more goals. But you can also find similar odds on the hard-working number nine to open the scoreline if you prefer that. Roberto Firmino to score two or more at 8/1
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