Our Manchester City vs Arsenal pick has the Citizens favored at -1.5 (-115). The Gunners are listed at +1.5 (-105). Heading into this match, the City is in second place in the league. They’re a good 25 points behind the top club, Liverpool. Arsenal sits in ninth-place. This game is the second on tap in the Premiere League’s first day back in action since the pandemic shut it down. In the first match, Aston Villa plays Sheffield United at 1 pm ET. The contest between the Citizens and the Gunners starts at 3:15 pm ET.
Manchester City vs Arsenal Pick – Form and Stats
Manchester City comes to the match having scored 68 goals and notched 51 assists. The Citizens have allowed 31 goals. The Gunners have put the ball in the net 40 times while posting 27 assists. They’ve allowed 36 scores. In PF/PA differential, City is +37 while Arsenal comes in at +4. The total PF/PA differential favors Manchester City by 33 goals. In their last five meetings, the Citizens have won every match, outscoring the Gunners 14-1. In their last five games, both teams went 4-0-1.
City vs the Gunners – Players
Our Manchester City vs Arsenal prediction notes that the Citizens have three players who have scored a total of 37 goals. Plus, they have three other players who have notched 31 assists. This is a deep club, which is led by forward Sergio Aguero and his 16 goals and midfielder Kevin de Bruyne and his 16 assists. Also for the Citizens, Raheem Sterling has scored 11 times and Gabriel Jesus 10.
For the Gunners, forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang comes to the pitch with 17 goals. Forward Alexandre Lacazette is solid on offense, scoring seven goals and recording three assists. Midfielder Nicolos Pepe leads the team with six assists while scoring four times.
Our Manchester City vs Arsenal Pick
Our Manchester City vs Arsenal pick notes that despite the fact that both teams will likely be rusty. However, the Citizens come to the pitch with a robust squad. We think that the Gunners will have a tough time controlling Manchester City. We’re taking City at -1.5 (-115).
Summary TSG Manchester City vs FC Arsenal
Manchester City at -1.5 (-115)