class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Premier League champions boast a superb record against the Gunners and should be able to record another win against them this weekend
Arsenal’s difficult start to the Premier League season looks set to continue this weekend with Mikel Arteta’s side traveling to the Etihad Stadium to face champions Manchester City.
The Gunners have lost both of their opening league matches although they did enjoy a morale-boosting 6-0 win in midweek in the Carabao Cup against West Brom.
Pep Guardiola’s men meanwhile recovered from the disappointment of losing their first game of the season at Spurs to beat Norwich comfortably last week and will be looking for another home victory.
Manchester City vs Arsenal latest odds
The hosts have won each of the last eight league encounters between these two sides with Arsenal’s last win at the Etihad Stadium coming in 2015.
Man City are offered at 1/4 (1.25) with bet365 to record another victory, with Arsenal priced at 11/1 (12.00) and the draw available at 5/1 (6.00) .
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City remain without injured pair Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne.
The visitors are without Thomas Partey, Eddie Nketiah and Ben White, while Hector Bellerin and Bukayo Saka face late fitness tests.
Manchester City vs Arsenal preview
The win against West Brom in midweek was a much-needed boost for the Gunners, although not too much should be read into that result.
The Championship side fielded six debutants, five of whom were teenagers, and Arsenal will be in for an infinitely tougher time in Manchester this weekend.
Losing both of their opening Premier League matches by a 2-0 scoreline, Arsenal will need to improve defensively, but that will be tough against a City side that showed all their firepower last weekend in putting five goals past Norwich.
Guardiola’s team have scored five times in three of their last five home league matches and boast an excellent scoring record against the Gunners in front of their own fans, something that should continue this weekend.
Manchester City vs Arsenal tips & predictions
City to win and score over 2.5 goals is priced at evens (2.00) and is a selection which has paid out in three of their last four home league matches against the Gunners, making it a tempting option for this weekend’s clash.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.