RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  City Are Missing Several Key Players

Arsenal v Man City Betting: Odds point towards a draw at the Emirates

Super Sunday comes to an exciting conclusion with Arsenal v Man City from the Emirates this weekend and there is all to play for in North London. Arsenal are still chasing that important top-four finish this season, while City will be looking to close the gap with bitter rivals Manchester United at the top of the table.

There is little to choose between them in the match betting as Arsenal can be backed at 13/8, while City are available at 17/10, although the draw could be the way to go at 9/4 with PaddyPower, who are offering to refund all losing first scorer, last scorer, correct score and scorecast single bets on the match if it ends in a draw.

Arsenal have drawn seven of their last 15 matches and they remain a tough team for punters to back. Arsene Wenger's side go from the sublime to the ridiculous at times and that has been highlighted in their last two league outings as they beat Newcastle 7-3 before putting in a woeful display to nick a 1-1 draw at Southampton. They have since drawn 2-2 in the FA Cup at Swansea and it was a result that did at least extend their unbeaten run to five matches.

Wenger will fancy his side will have few better opportunities to beat this Manchester City team as Roberto Mancini's men are missing a host of key players. Yaya and Kolo Toure have left for the African Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast, while Sergio Aguero is out injured and Samir Nasri is suspended. The loss of Aguero in particular is a huge blow and it will be left to Carlos Tevez (5/1 to score first) and Edin Dzeko (6/1 to score first) to provide the firepower.

Mario Balotelli may get the chance to prove himself off the bench after his recent indiscretions in a training ground bust up with Mancini, although it could be tempting to take a punt on the special price of 16/1 for him to be sent off on Sunday. He has previous in this fixture after getting sent off last year - one of four red cards in the last five meetings between these sides.

This fixture has tended to throw up a few trends and one of those is the noticeable lack of goals. Despite the attacking talent on display from both teams, only five goals have been scored in the last six meetings between the two, including a 1-1 draw at the Etihad earlier this season. Furthermore, there have only been five goals scored in six clashes between them at the Emirates and the 11/10 for under 2.5 goals could be worth a look in the latest betting with PaddyPower.

City can ill-afford to drop any more points this weekend as they look to push United hard at the top of the table. They may have only lost one of their last six but their performances away from home have left a lot to be desired as they lost 1-0 to Sunderland and edged to a 4-3 win at Norwich recently. A significantly weakened team might have to settle for a point this weekend and the correct score of 1-1 could be the way to go at 11/2.

Arsenal v Man City Form

Check the season's statistics for both Arsenal and Man City, plus the odds ahead of Saturday's match.

Arsenal Stats | Man City Stats

Arsenal v Man City Tips

Tip #1: Draw @ 9/4 with PaddyPower.
Tip #2: 1-1 correct score @ 11/2 with PaddyPower.
Tip #3: Under 2.5 goals @ 11/10 with PaddyPower.

Steve Claridge Tips.

Arsenal v Man City Odds

Match Betting

13/8 Arsenal
9/4 Draw
17/10 Man City

Correct Score Odds

9/1 Arsenal 1-0
13/1 Arsenal 2-0
8/1 Arsenal 2-1
10/1 Draw 0-0
11/2 Draw 1-1
10/1 Draw 2-2
9/1 Man City 1-0
13/1 Man City 2-0
17/2 Man City 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

5/1 Carlos Tevez
6/1 Olivier Giroud
6/1 Edin Dzeko
13/2 Theo Walcott
7/1 Mario Balotelli
15/2 Lukas Podolski
15/2 Santi Cazorla
9/1 No Goalscorer
9/1 Dennis Suarez
10/1 David Silva
10/1 Scott Sinclair
11/1 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Odds supplied by PaddyPower.com, who will refund all losing first scorer, last scorer, correct score and scorecast single bets on the match if it ends in a draw.

10 Latest Football Articles

World Cup finalists clash in Dusseldorf friendlyMarco Reus tipped to score as Germany meet Argentina in a repeat of the World Cup final
World Cup Finalists Clash In Dusseldorf Friendly
2nd Sep
Three Lions start favourites despite 5 match winless runEngland v Norway Odds Raheem Sterling is a tempting bet to score first at Wembley
Three Lions Start Favourites Despite 5 Match Winless Run
2nd Sep
League One rivals meet in the Johnstone's Paint TrophyPeterborough v Leyton Orient Odds Back a score draw at London Road
League One Rivals Meet In The Johnstone's Paint Trophy
1st Sep
Manchester United continue to drift with a slow startChelsea now odds on for the Premier League title after Man City stutter
Manchester United Continue To Drift With A Slow Start
1st Sep
Liverpool face Real Madrid and City renew rivalry with BayernChelsea Shorten In Champions League Betting Following Group Stage Draw
Liverpool Face Real Madrid And City Renew Rivalry With Bayern
29th Aug
Erik Lamela can continue good form with a man of the match performanceSuper Mario A Good Bet To Score Anytime In Spurs v Liverpool Clash
Erik Lamela Can Continue Good Form With A Man Of The Match Performance
29th Aug
Bayern hot favouritesSchalke v Bayern Munich Odds Back Lewandowski to open Bundesliga account for holders
Bayern Hot Favourites
29th Aug
Gunners favourites for 3 pointsLeicester v Arsenal Odds Aaron Ramsey tipped to topple Foxes
Gunners Favourites For 3 Points
29th Aug
Pazzini Set To Replace Balotelli In Serie A OpenerScore Draw The Value As Milan Host Improving Lazio At The San Siro
Pazzini Set To Replace Balotelli In Serie A Opener
29th Aug
Expect Goals At Hillsborough On Saturday LunchtimeSheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest Odds Assombalonga Fancied To Continue Fine Run
Expect Goals At Hillsborough On Saturday Lunchtime
28th Aug

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Man Utd V Liverpool Odds Robin Van Persie Dominates The Goalscorer Betting Markets
United favourites for a spicy contest at Old Trafford
11th Jan
Sunderland V West Ham Odds Match Betting Predicts A Tight Encounter
Black Cats bid to improve dismal home record
11th Jan
Stoke V Chelsea Odds The Draw Looks A Tempting Bet At The Britannia
Demba Ba heads the first scorer betting
11th Jan
Reading V West Brom Odds Royals Can Pick Up A Valuable Win At The Madejski
Reading bid to move towards safety
11th Jan
Hull V Sheffield Wednesday Odds Hull Hot Favourites To Win Yorkshire Derby
In form Tigers are flying high in second spot
11th Jan

Headline News

Three Lions start favourites despite 5 match winless runEngland V Norway Odds Raheem Sterling Is A Tempting Bet To Score First At Wembley
Three Lions Start Favourites Despite 5 Match Winless Run
India return to the scene of Champions Trophy triumphEngland V India 4th ODI Odds Tourists Tipped To Seal A Series Win At Edgbaston
India Return To The Scene Of Champions Trophy Triumph
League One rivals meet in the Johnstone's Paint TrophyPeterborough V Leyton Orient Odds Back A Score Draw At London Road
League One Rivals Meet In The Johnstone's Paint Trophy
Paul McGinley considers his three remaining captain's picksRyder Cup Specialist Poulter Is Odds On For A Wildcard But Donald Sweats On His Place
Paul McGinley Considers His Three Remaining Captain's Picks
Manchester United continue to drift with a slow startChelsea Now Odds On For The Premier League Title After Man City Stutter
Manchester United Continue To Drift With A Slow Start

Massive £250 free bet offer.

  • Place an initial bet of £50
  • Paddy Power will give you a £50 free bet
  • After this, place further bets and Paddy Power will give you up to £250 in free bets
  • Visit Paddy Power for more details

Open Account - Free £250 Bets With Paddypower

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim a £200 signup offer at Bet365

Betfred are amazingly offering double odds on your first bet with them, up to a stake unit of £10. In addition to this you can also claim a £25 free bet.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • If your first bet wins, Betfred double the odds
  • After this, once you have placed a bet of up to £25 they will provide you with a second free bet of £25

Open Account - Free £25 Bet With Betfred

Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.

Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Get free bets totalling £30 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • One a new betting account at Skybet.
  • Deposit and place your first bet and Sky Bet will match with a free bet up to £30.
  • In addition, Skybet will also give you a £10 free bet every week!

Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £50 in free bets to all new clients.

  • Place a £10 single bet and get a £10 free bet
  • Place a £15 double and get a £15 free bet
  • Place a £25 treble and get a £25 free bet

Open Account - Open Account - Free £50 Bets With BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures