Arsenal vs Watford Odds – Tuesday 31st January 2017 – 19:45
Arsenal are 2/9 with the draw at 5/1 and Watford are 11/1
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Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates in a congested week of Premier League fixtures, with Arsenal in great form.
The Gunners come into this match in good form, having secured an emphatic 5-0 win away against Southampton in the FA Cup.
Danny Welbeck who is making his long-awaited return from injury scored a double, with goals in the 15th and 22nd minute.
Former Saints striker Theo Walcott enjoyed a great return to St.Mary’s, scoring a hat-trick to help down his old side.
Goals in the 35th, 69th and 84th minute secured a 5-0 win, with this a truly awful performance to back up the successful EFL win in midweek.
Gunners At The Double
The Gunners are now unbeaten in six matches, although they have had to scrape the barrel against the lesser likes of Bournemouth and Burnley.
That result against Southampton was an emphatic result though, with the Gunners making many changes but appearing not to suffer.
The priority for Arsenal will be the league, even an FA Cup win may not be enough to appease the Gunners fans this season.
They have an eight-point gap to make up, with leaders Chelsea running away with the league at present.
Arsenal come into this match as favourites, with their excellent record this season informing those odds.
The Gunners will be looking to complete a league double over Watford, who they beat 3-1 earlier in the season.
Arsenal will be looking to continue their overall form against Watford, they have won 10, drawn 1 and lost 9 of their 20 meetings.
Hornets In Poor Form
Walter Mazzarri’s men come into the match on the back of a 1-0 defeat, this time it was away against Millwall in the FA Cup.
Steve Morrison scored late on (85) to give Millwall the win, with this defeat another scalp for the Lions at the Den.
It was another poor performance and result for Mazzarri, who now only has the Premier League to concentrate on.
They have had a shocking run of form of late, with that defeat their third in the last six matches.
Hornets Looking To Move On
Watford’s only win in their last six matches came against Burton Albion, in the third round of the FA Cup.
Their Premier League form has been poor in the last six, they have lost three and drawn two with some poor performances.
Mazzarri will be looking to improve on their current placing of 14th, at the moment the Italian’s job must surely be under scrutiny.
Watford come into this match as the underdogs, with home advantage and Watford’s poor form informing those odds.
This will be a tough fixture for Walter Mazzarri’s side, with his side struggling for form and Arsenal in great form.
The Hornets will be looking to better their recent record against Arsenal, with one win and seven defeats in their last eight meetings.
Both teams are 1/1 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Arsenal are Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez at 3/1 with Danny Welbeck at 7/2. For Watford, Troy Deeney and Mauro Zarate are at 12/1 with Stefano Okaka and Odion Ighalo at 14/1.
The last time that these two sides met Arsenal won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 10/1.
Arsenal vs Watford Odds
Tip 1 – Sanchez to score first @ 3/1
Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 4-1 @ 14/1