Arsenal vs Burnley Odds – Sunday 22nd January 2017 – 14:15 – Sky Sports 1
Arsenal are 1/5 with the draw at 11/2 and Burnley are 12/1
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Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates, in the second of the Super Sunday fixtures.
The Gunners come into this match in good form, securing an easy 4-0 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.
An opening goal from Olivier Giroud (37), ensured Arsenal got off to the perfect start and went into the break 1-0 up.
Jack Cork scored Swansea’s first own goal of the day in the 54th minute, doubling the visitors advantage.
Kyle Naughton (67) scored the second own goal of the day just 13 minutes later, with Sanchez putting the icing on the cake in the 73rd minute.
Gunners At The Double
The Gunners are now unbeaten in four matches, although they will still be smarting from the Bournemouth draw.
Wins against Swansea, Preston, Crystal Palace and West Brom, as well as the defiant draw against Bournemouth means they remain unbeaten.
The defeat against Manchester City has been the only blemish, although it remains to be seen whether they can realistically challenge.
Giroud has been absolutely key, scoring in the last five successive matches to help Arsenal to near maximum points.
Arsenal come into this match as favourites, with their excellent record this season informing those odds.
The Gunners will be looking to keep up with the top three, with Liverpool and Tottenham within reach.
Arsenal will be looking to continue their excellent recent form against Burnley, they have won the last five successive meetings.
Clarets Continue Form
Sean Dyche’s side come into this match on the back of another great home win, albeit in the FA Cup against Sunderland.
Goals in either half from Sam Vokes (44) and Andre Gray (83), mean that Burnley progress to the fourth round with ease.
It was a result that saw David Moyes bemoan the lack of squad depth, with the Black Cats in desperate need of recruitment.
Sean Dyche will be delighted, they have an excellent chance of staying up, a cup run alongside it would be great for the club.
Clarets In Mixed Form
Burnley come into this match in great recent form, securing back to back wins against Southampton and Sunderland.
They will be looking to continue that run and make it three successive wins, although they are yet to win away from home this season.
Dyche’s men will be looking to avenge the 1-0 defeat earlier in the season, where they narrowly lost in the dying moments of the game.
The Clarets excellent home record continues, they will look to register their first away win of the season.
Their record along with Leicester is the worst in English football, let alone the Premier League.
Sean Dyche’s men will be looking to better their overall form against Arsenal, with Burnley winning 28, drawing 18 and losing 39 of 85 meetings.
Both teams are 11/10 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Arsenal are Olivier Giroud at 11/4 with Alexis Sanchez at 3/1. For Burnley, Andre Gray is at 11/1 with Ashley Barnes at 14/1.
The last time that these two sides met Arsenal won 1-0 and the odds of the same result are 7/1.
Arsenal vs Burnley Odds
Tip 1 – Sanchez to score first @ 3/1
Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 3-1 @ 9/1