Arsenal vs AFC Bournemouth Preview and Prediction: Arsenal to Win 2-1 at 13/2
Arsenal and AFC Bournemouth will play their fourth game of the Premier League season at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, 9th September.
The last meeting between these teams was in January this year and the game ended in a 3 – 3 draw. Before that they played in November 2016 and Arsenal won 3 – 1. Arsenal also won their two previous games, 0 – 2 in July 2016 and 2 – 0 in December 2015.
Arsenal is currently sixteenth in the Premier League with 3 points having won just one of the first three games. They are tied for points with Newcastle and Leicester City.
AFC Bournemouth are eighteenth in the Premier League with 0 points having lost all three games of the season. They are joint on zero points with Crystal Palace and West Ham.
Both teams are sure to be disappointed with the start to their seasons and will be under considerable pressure. However, Arsenal is generally the better team and if they can find some form at their home stadium then Bournemouth will have a tough time.
A 2 – 1 Win for Arsenal is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports offering odds of 13/2 and 15/2 respectively.
Paddy Power Odds: 4/11 Arsenal to Win, 4/1 for a Draw and 7/1 AFC Bournemouth to Win
Boyle Sports Odds: 4/11 Arsenal to Win, 4/1 for a Draw and 13/2 AFC Bournemouth to Win