Home  /  Football  /  Giroud Favourite To Score First In London Derby

Arsenal v Tottenham Odds: Back a score draw in the Emirates betting

Saturday's lunchtime's live Premier League action comes from the Emirates and it's a North London derby as Arsenal take on bitter rivals Tottenham. There is no love lost between these two and there is more than local bragging rights at stake this weekend as both sides bid to end dismal runs of form.

Arsenal have won just one of their last seven matches (in normal time) in all competitions but they do start as 19/20 favourites for Saturday's match, while Tottenham have lost three of their last four and are 3/1 to end that run with a win. However, the draw could be the value pick at 12/5 with Paddy Power, who will refund all losing first scorer, last scorer, correct score and scorecast single bets if Gareth Bale scores anytime.

Bale, 8/1 to score first, has scored three goals in his career against Arsenal and the Welshman could be a key man as Tottenham bid to improve on their current position of seventh in the league table, one point above Arsenal. It has been a tough start to the season for Arsenal and it will be a real worry that they have won just two of their last eight home games in the top flight.

The one bright spot for manager Arsene Wenger has been the recent form of French striker Olivier Giroud, who has scored four goals in his last four outings. Giroud finally looks to be adapting to English football after scoring twice in the 3-3 draw with Fulham last weekend and he is a best price 6/1 to score first on Saturday.

The major concern for the Gunners has been their defensive troubles though as they have kept just one clean sheet since the start of September. Tottenham have had similar problems defensively, keeping just three clean sheets all season, and there could be a few goals on Saturday, particularly as there has been 23 goals in the last four Arsenal v Tottenham meetings.

It is no surprise to see over 2.5 goals is 4/7 odds on and Emmanuel Adebayor will be hoping to get his name on the scoresheet. The former Arsenal man has scored nine goals in 11 appearances in this fixture and he is a 7/1 punt to score first, while it will be interesting to see if Andre Villas-Boas persists with Adebayor and Jermain Defoe up front together.

This match has tended to throw up a few interesting stats in the past and it might be worth noting that there has been five penalties in the last five meetings between these two. A penalty to be scored on Saturday can be backed at 23/10 and there is rarely a shortage of drama in a match of this magnitude.

Villas-Boas will have to do without the injured Moussa Dembele once more as Spurs bid to improve a run of form that has seen them beat only Maribor in their last four, while losing to Wigan, Norwich and Man City. We fancy they can nick a point from this fixture though and it could be an entertaining one, with PaddyPower bookmakers offering 10/1 for the 2-2 correct score

Arsenal v Tottenham Form

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

Arsenal Stats | Tottenham Stats

Arsenal v Tottenham Tips

Tip #1: Correct score 2-2 @ 10/1 with PaddyPower.
Tip #2: Olivier Giroud to score first @ 6/1 with PaddyPower.
Tip #3: Penalty to be scored @ 23/10 with PaddyPower.

Steve Claridge Tips.

Arsenal v Tottenham Odds

Match Betting

19/20 Arsenal
12/5 Draw
3/1 Tottenham

Correct Score Odds

17/2 Arsenal 1-0
10/1 Arsenal 2-0
7/1 Arsenal 2-1
12/1 Draw 0-0
13/2 Draw 1-1
10/1 Draw 2-2
13/1 Tottenham 1-0
20/1 Tottenham 2-0
11/1 Tottenham 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

6/1 Olivier Giroud
6/1 Lukas Podolski
7/1 Emmanuel Adebayor
7/1 Theo Walcott
15/2 Marouane Chamakh
8/1 Jermain Defoe
8/1 Gareth Bale
9/1 Clint Dempsey
9/1 Santi Cazorla
10/1 Andrei Arshavin
10/1 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
11/1 No Goalscorer

Odds supplied by PaddyPower.com, who will refund all losing first scorer, last scorer, correct score and scorecast single bets if Gareth Bale scores anytime in the match.

10 Latest Football Articles

Dnipro v Sevilla Odds Defending champions favourites for Europa League FinalDnipro v Sevilla Odds Defending champions favourites for Europa League Final
Sevilla Odds On In Warsaw
26th May
Allardyce And McClaren Out As Summer Football Managerial Merry Go Round Spins Into ActionAllardyce And McClaren Out As Summer Football Managerial Merry Go Round Spins Into Action
Rafa Set To Replace Ancelotti As Real Madrid Gaffer
26th May
Chelsea installed as short odds favourites for their 2016 Premier League title defenceChelsea installed as short odds favourites for their 2016 Premier League title defence
Villa Drift In The Betting For The FA Cup Final
26th May
Focus on the fight for survival in the final Super 6 of the seasonFocus on the fight for survival in the final Super 6 of the season
Newcastle And Hull Battling To Avoid The Drop
22nd May
Middlesbrough v Norwich Odds Canaries can soar in the play off final at WembleyMiddlesbrough v Norwich Odds Canaries can soar in the play off final at Wembley
The Betting Is Tight On Bank Holiday Monday
22nd May
Newcastle v West Ham Odds Allardyce to make his old club sweatNewcastle v West Ham Odds Allardyce to make his old club sweat
Magpies Are Odds On Despite Woeful Form
22nd May
Hull are long odds on for relegation ahead of final league game against Man UtdHull are long odds on for relegation ahead of final league game against Man Utd
Tigers Bid For A Great Escape At The KC
22nd May
Preston v Swindon Odds Lilywhites can end their play off hoodoo with victory at WembleyPreston v Swindon Odds Lilywhites can end their play off hoodoo with victory at Wembley
Joe Garner Tipped To Score First On Sunday
21st May
Genoa v Inter Milan Odds The match betting points towards a drawGenoa v Inter Milan Odds The match betting points towards a draw
Inter Have Lost 1 Of Their Last 19 Against The Grifone
21st May
Juventus v Napoli Odds Visitors are marginal favourites for Serie A clash in TurinJuventus v Napoli Odds Visitors are marginal favourites for Serie A clash in Turin
Champions Expected To Rotate Their Team
21st May

Headline News

Villa drift in the betting for the FA Cup finalChelsea Installed As Short Odds Favourites For Their 2016 Premier League Title Defence
Villa Drift In The Betting For The FA Cup Final
Spieth favourite for home town tournamentMarc Leishman Tipped For Glory In The ATT Byron Nelson In Texas
Spieth Favourite For Home Town Tournament
Fowler and Garcia heads to the links at County DownRory McIlroy Heads The Betting For The 2015 Irish Open
Fowler And Garcia Heads To The Links At County Down
Rafa Set To Replace Ancelotti As Real Madrid GafferAllardyce And McClaren Out As Summer Football Managerial Merry Go Round Spins Into Action
Rafa Set To Replace Ancelotti As Real Madrid Gaffer
Sevilla odds on in WarsawDnipro V Sevilla Odds Defending Champions Favourites For Europa League Final
Sevilla Odds On In Warsaw

Open a Paddy Power account by using any link on this site, place your first bet and Paddy Power will match it with a free bet, up to £50.

Open Account - £50 Free Bet

£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

Ladbrokes are one of the best known bookmakers in the UK and are offering a free £25 bet when you sign up as a new customer. Register using the bonus code F25 and they'll match your first bet with a free bet up to £25.

Open Account - Bet with Ladbrokes - Click Here

Betfred will give you a free £30 bet when you open a new account and have a first bet of at least £10.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • Have a bet of at least £10
  • Betfred will give you a free £30 bet

Open Account - Bet £10 Get 30 with Betfred

Get free bets totalling £50 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • Place your first bet with a stake of just £50.
  • Skybet will give you a £50 free bet!
  • Skybet will also give you a £5 free bet every week!

Open Account - Get £50 in free bets with Sky Bet

Open an account with online bookmaker BetVictor and get £50 in free bets. Bet £10 and get £10 free on your first bet, then receive three further free bets up to he value of £50 in total.

Open Account - Open a new account at BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo