Sunderland vs Arsenal Odds – Saturday 29th October 2016 – 12:30 – Sky Sports 1
Sunderland are 13/2 with the draw at odds of 19/5 and Arsenal are 2/5
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Sunderland welcome Arsenal to the Stadium of Light on Saturday lunchtime, with Sunderland looking to end their dreadful start to the season.
David Moyes’s side come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat against Southampton on Wednesday evening.
Club record signing Sofiane Boufal scored an excellent goal in the 66th minute, to give the Saints a hard-fought win against the struggling Black Cats.
Sunderland Still Winless
Sunderland come into this match in poor recent form, losing five of their last six matches in the Premier League.
The defeat against Southampton is their third successive defeat in all competitions, with back to back defeats against West Ham and Stoke in the Premier League.
David Moyes and his side are having a testing season, they have registered just two point from their opening nine games.
Time is running out for the Scot, with former manager Sam Allardyce waiting in the wings, they are in desperate need of a win.
Black Cats Underdogs
Sunderland remain underdogs in this fixture, it’s no surprise given their appalling form this season and Arsenal’s excellent form.
They will be looking to register their first win of the season, and move level with Swansea City who are above them in the table.
Their recent record against Arsenal is awful, they haven’t beaten the Gunners in a league fixture in seven years.
Arsenal In Excellent Form
Arsenal travel to the Stadium of Light in excellent form, they are at the opposite end of the form table to Sunderland.
They won their last fixture against Reading 2-0, an excellent result for a side that made nine changes from their draw against Middlesbrough.
A double from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (33, 78) was enough to settle the tie for Arsenal, with the Gunners now facing a tie against Southampton at the Emirates.
Gunners Looking To Go Top
Arsene Wenger will have targeted a quick response to the draw against Middlesbrough, it is only their second draw of the new season.
The Gunners have had an excellent start to the season, despite losing their opening fixture against Liverpool, it is their only defeat so far however.
It also remains their only defeat in all competitions, they have come a long way with wins against Burnley and Chelsea giving Arsenal another dimension this season.
Their excellent record means they come into this match as favorites, they will be looking to register their seventh win of this new Premier League season.
This will be a tough fixture for the Gunners, despite Sunderland’s appalling record this season it will be a hard match against a side fighting for survival.
Arsene Wenger’s side will be looking to maintain their overall record against Sunderland, with 56 wins, 40 draws and 45 defeats from 141 matches.
Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Sunderland are Jermain Defoe at 8/1, with Victor Anichebe and Joel Asoro at 11/1. For Arsenal, Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez are at 7/2 with Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott are at 4/1.
The last time that these two sides met they drew 0-0 and the odds of the same result are 16/1.
Sunderland vs Arsenal Odds
Tip 1 – Perez to score first @ 4/1
Tip 2 – Sunderland to win 2-1 @ 22/1
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