Southampton v Arsenal tips – Saints a big price to beat Gunners

We’ve got a mid-table Premier League clash between Southampton and Arsenal on Tuesday 26 January, with the Saints having recently beaten Liverpool although this is the only time they have won a top-flight match in the last six attempts.

Indeed, Southampton and Arsenal met recently when the Gunners were strong betting odds, although the Premier League clash on 16 December ended in a 1-1 scoreline when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s equaliser cancelled out Theo Walcott’s opener.

Can We Trust Arsenal as Favourites for EPL Clash?

The latest betting markets illustrate that Mikel Arteta’s side are betting favourites to win this Premier League encounter, with Arsenal having won four of their nine away matches this season and they recently claimed away victories at Brighton and West Brom.

However, it wasn’t that long ago that we saw the team plunged into crisis, with Arteta’s position brought into question, although the Spaniard has been brave with recent team selection and that has included fielding Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka on a continuous basis.

The return of Thomas Partey is also a huge bonus for the north London club although they will face a Southampton team who have won five and drawn one of their nine Premier League encounters at St Mary’s this term.

Ings Set to Return and Saints Are Big Odds to Win

Danny Ings could well be making a move to Tottenham Hotspur in the summer after it emerged that Southampton are struggling to meet his wage demands although the England striker is set to return for this clash and the former Liverpool forward could link up with Che Adams to good effect.

If you compare football odds, then you might just find that there are betting odds bigger than 2/1 about the Saints winning this Premier League match and they will certainly feel that is possible after recently beating Liverpool by a single goal at St Mary’s.

Southampton’s relatively small squad means that Will Smallbone and Ibrahim Diallo were called into the team for a recent defeat at Leicester, although Alex McCarthy is back between the sticks and the home side are capable of causing problems for their opponents.

What Are the Best Southampton v Arsenal Betting Markets?

We are going to look at the Over/Under 2.5 Goals betting market where you can get a big price about Under 2.5 Goals happening and there’s a fair chance that we will see defences on top for this clash.

If you compare bookmaker odds for the Under 2.5 Goals selection, then you can get nearly even money that two goals or less will be scored, with Arsenal currently running a tight ship on a game by game basis and looking to continue that defensive solidity against tough opponents.

The teams recently played out a 1-1 draw and we can get football betting odds of 13/2 that this clash ends with the same scoreline. Southampton have been struggling to put the ball in the net recently and we could see the two teams cancelling each other out for this game.

What Are the Best Premier League Betting Tips?

If you compare the latest odds, then you can get 49/20 with Unibet about this match ending all square and we think this is the best option on the Full-Time Result betting market. There is the chance to secure a big return from a relatively small stake and the chance to effectively multiply your stake by two and a half.

We think that you can play the draw and the 1-1 scoreline for some interest, while we also think that Southampton have been slightly overpriced by the top bookies and would like to try and get with them in some betting markets.

You can consider the Saints on the Asian Handicap betting market and also look at the prospect of them on the Double Chance or Draw No Bet market as a good option.


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