Norwich vs Arsenal
Norwich City v Arsenal betting
Saturday’s lunch time kick off comes at Carrow Road where Norwich take on a resurgent Arsenal side. Norwich have made a tremendous start to their Premier League campaign and sit pretty in 9th. Arsenal have put themselves a winning run together with four league wins in a row. Can they continue their revival or will Norwich prove to be another stumbling block for Arsene Wenger’s side?
Norwich City – League Form: LWDDL
Norwich’s home form has been impressive in the Premier League this season. In their five home games they have won two, drawn two and lost one. They are also not afraid to find the net at home with 9 goals being scored for the Canaries at Carrow Road.
Anthony Pilkington has proven to be a great signing by Paul Lambert. He has scored four goals from midfield this season and the best odds for him to score anytime at the weekend are 4/1 with Bet 365.
Norwich’s defence has been poor having not keeping a clean sheet this season. With Arsenal visiting, they will have to give their best defensive display of the season, and hope that they can continue scoring goals.
Arsenal – League Form: LWWWW
Defeats earlier in the season away at Man United, Blackburn and Tottenham were made a little better thanks to their 5-3 victory against Chelsea in their last away game. Robin Van Persie has been inspirational in getting Arsenal victories with 11 goals in the Premier League so far this season. The best odds for him being first goal scorer come at 4/1 (totesport).
Arsenal have only lead in the first half in three of their Premier League games this season. The best odds for a draw at half time and for an Arsenal victory in the second half are 10/3 (William Hill).
Match Prediction: Arsenal to win – 7/10 (Paddy Power)
Arsenal come back from the international break on great form and will be hoping to keep their hopes for a top four position alive when they travel to Carrow Road.
With Robin Van Persie in great form, and having kept a clean sheet in their last league outing, Arsenal will be confident of victory against Norwich.
Both teams can score, but both teams also concede, so there is likely to be goals at both ends in this match.
Arsenal to win 3-1: 12/1 Betfred
Both teams to score: 4/6 Coral
Article by Nick Whittaker
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