Swansea vs Arsenal Odds – Saturday 14th January 2017 – 15:00
Swansea are 5/1 with the draw at 7/2 and Arsenal are 1/2
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Swansea welcome Arsenal to the Liberty Stadium in another round of league fixtures, with both sides enjoying mixed weekends in the FA Cup.
Swansea come into this match on the back of a 2-0 defeat away against Hull, albeit in the FA Cup.
Goals from Abel Hernandez (78) and local lad Josh Tymon (90+3), ensured that Marco Silva’s reign began with a win.
Substitute Hernandez scored his first goal since returning from injury, with a hamstring problem keeping him out since November.
It will be a result that may be a blessing in disguise for Swansea, with Premier League survival the priority.
Swans Seek Fresh Start
The search for their third manager of the season is now over, with the vastly experienced assistant Paul Clement appointed on Monday.
That defeat was Clement’s first game in charge for Swansea, although he will look to build on the win against Crystal Palace.
Clement has no experience of managing in the Premier League, the board will be backing him in the transfer window.
Swansea head into this fixture as the underdogs, with Arsenal’s form and Swansea’s inconsistent form contributing.
They will be looking to register their fifth win of the season, in the process securing a second win in seven matches.
The Swans will be looking to improve their overall record against Arsenal, they have won 7, drawn 2 and lost 8 of their 17 meetings.
Mixed Form For Wenger
The Gunners come into this match in good form, securing a hard-fought 2-1 win against Preston in the FA Cup.
Arsenal found themselves 1-0 down thanks to an early goal from Callum Robinson, who’s 7th minute goal would have frustrated Wenger.
Despite going into the break 1-0 down, Arsenal recovered immediately after the break, with Aaron Ramsey scoring just one minute into the half (46).
Man of the moment Olivier Giroud (89) sealed the hard fought win for the Gunners, the Frenchman is in great form.
Arsene Wenger will be delighted, considering they were behind the eight ball again, they have shown great resilience.
Gunners At The Double
The Gunners are now unbeaten in four matches, although they will still be smarting from the Bournemouth draw.
Wins against Preston, Crystal Palace and West Brom, as well as the defiant draw against Bournemouth means they remain unbeaten.
Giroud has been absolutely key, scoring in the last four 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 progress back into the top four, they will also be looking for an improved performance.
Arsenal will be looking to build on the 3-2 win earlier in the season, their record against Swansea is evenly poised, the Gunners just edge it though.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Swansea are Gylfi Sigurdsson at 8/1 with Fernando Llorente at 17/2. For Arsenal, Olivier Giroud is at 100/30 with Alexis Sanchez at 7/2.
The last time that these two sides met Arsenal won 3-2 and the odds of the same result are 22/1.
Swansea vs Arsenal Odds
Tip 1 – Llorente to score first @ 17/2
Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 3-2 @ 22/1