Arsenal vs Watford Tips and Prediction

  • Posted on: 22 October 2017

Arsenal will seek to continue their recent unbeaten streak when they take on Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday evening.

Arsene Wenger's side secured three wins and a draw in the month of September, and this has brought them within six points of league leaders Manchester City. Meanwhile, Watford are just a point behind the Gunners after having performed exceptionally away from home this term.

Despite their impressive start, Watford have failed to show up in front of their home fans with just two draws in three matches. They also suffered a humiliating 6-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City, and this does not hold good for the Gunners clash. Marco Silva's side could nevertheless be backed at 9/2 for a win with Sportingbet.

In comparison, Arsenal's away record has also been poor this season with just one point in three outings, but they secured a credible 0-0 draw against Chelsea last month. Arsenal are no doubt favourites against Watford, and they can be tipped to win 7/10 with Sky Bet. Watford have secured surprise results over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in recent seasons, and a draw could still be on the cards at 31/10 with Unibet.

Danny Welbeck is deemed as a potential outsider to make the Arsenal squad following his groin injury, but the Gunners are likely to play their importance on Alexandre Lacazette, who has flourished in front of goal. The Frenchman has scored four goals in his debut English campaign, and he has tested the goalkeeper more often than any of his teammates. The 25-year-old can be backed to score first against Watford at 15/4 with Bet365.

Arsenal made steady progress up the table during the month of September, and the upcoming set of fixtures could give a fair reflection of their title credentials with a match versus Manchester City prior to the next international break.