Bournemouth vs Arsenal: prediction for the English Premier League match
Last season, Bournemouth collected a total of 88 points from 46 games and finished in 2nd place in the Championship, thus securing promotion to the Premier League. The Cherries scored a total of 74 goals while conceding an average of under one goal per game.
Scott Parker's side kicked off their 2022-2023 Premier League campaign with a brilliant victory over Aston Villa (2:0), but got crushed at Manchester City (0:4) in the following game.
Brooks, Rothwell, and Fredericks are sidelined through injuries, Solanke is a doubt for this weekend.
Arsenalhad a decent performance in the League Cup last season. The Gunners reached the semifinals, where they lost to eventual champions Liverpool. In the Premier League, the Londoners chalked up a total of 69 points and finished in 5th place, which allows them to play in the Europa League this season.
The club spent 114 million euros in the summer on Gabriel Jesus (52.2 mln), Fábio Vieira (35 mln), and Oleksandr Zinchenko (35 mln). After a confident victory over Crystal Palace (2:0), Mikel Arteta's side beat Leicester City (4:2).
Nelson is the only injury concern for Arsenal.
The hosts have won 2 of the last 4 head-to-head games.
In 3 of the last 5 head-to-head games, goals were scored in both halves.
In 3 of the last 4 games of Arsenal, this bet won.
Arsenal are a stronger team. The visitors had a great start to the new season and will strive to collect maximum points in the upcoming game. Moreover, they won four of the last five head-to-head games.
Our prediction — Asian handicap (-1.5) to Arsenal
Probably, we will see a large number of attacks and scoring chances in this fixture. Both sides play an open attacking brand of football and are happy to forget about their defenses and go forward. Take the over.
Second wager — total over 3 goals