Arsenal vs Sunderland by Marlo
Time and time again we have seen that this division is extremely competitive so even if everything was in Gunners favour I can't see why you would want to climb in at quotes of 1/3 thereabouts.
Also, they don't even have conditions in their favour for this game. I immediately looked at the handicaps as to get security in case they labour to a home win and ruin the riskier alternatives. I wanted to know what price +2 AH was and I smiled. It was a very good price.
In the last 17 h2h games, this bet would only have lost a single time and that was a 4-1 defeat last season. Which would you feel more comfortable with - asking Arsenal to win this by 3 or giving Sunderland a massive 2 goal headstart with the possiblity of a push if they lose by exactly 2 goals. I know which one I want on my side.
Also, Gunners will be without several key players such as Santi Cazorla and Sanchez. Those are big losses even though they have depth.
More team news will emerge as game gets closer but even with a fully strengh squad I would have still like Sunderland to avoid a thrashing thanks to the new style of play Big Sam is instilling in them.
Late decision made here to go with under 2.5 goals for similar reasons as +2AH for Sunderland. Take your pick.
|Under 2.5 goals||Pinnacle||2.48||8||3-1 LOST (-8 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.