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Arsenal vs Chelsea Predictions & Tips - Back the Blues in the London derby

  • Arsenal vs Chelsea predictions for Saturday’s English Premier League match
  • Match is being played at 5.30pm GMT at Emirates Stadium in London
  • Arsenal have lost 4 of their last 5 home matches in the Premier League
  • I am backing the Blues get past the Gunners in the London derby
  • Read on for more free predictions and betting tips
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Arsenal are performing poorly in the Premier League (Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Chelsea Predictions


Arsenal are battling at the wrong end of the Premier League table. The Gunners can’t take a trick at the moment with Chelsea set to capitalise at Emirates Stadium.

  • Arsenal have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have lost 4 of their last 5 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Chelsea have won by 2+ goals in 5 of their last 8 matches (English Premier League).

Head to Head


Arsenal have a 69-60 advantage against Chelsea with 52 draws in 181 matches.

They last met in the 2019/20 FA Cup final in August with Arsenal winning 2-1 at Wembley.

Arsenal Form


Arsenal are just four points above the relegation zone in the Premier League. Manager Mikel Arteta is under serious pressure with problems on and off the pitch.

The Gunners lost 1-0 at home against Burnley after Granit Xhaka was sent off. Arsenal then drew 1-1 draw against Southampton with Gabriel Magalhães seeing red.

Arsenal lost 2-1 at Everton despite Nicolas Pépé equalising from the penalty spot. 

Arsenal’s last match was a 4-1 home defeat to Manchester City in the League Cup quarter-finals. Alexandre Lacazette equalised before half time but the Gunners conceded three second half goals.

Arsenal Injuries & Team News


Centre back Gabriel Magalhães is doubtful and midfielder Thomas Partey is injured. Midfielder and captain Granit Xhaka is available after suspension but might have fallen out of favour after constant ill discipline.

Expect Bernd Leno to return in goal after Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson’s disappointing display against Man City.

Influential forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has missed Arsenal's last two matches with a calf injury and is doubtful.

Chelsea Form


Chelsea’s run of 14 games unbeaten in all competitions ended with successive defeats in the Premier League. A 1-0 defeat at Everton saw them record 72% possession and Mason Mount hit the woodwork late on.

Frank Lampard’s side then lost 2-1 to Wolves at Molineux after conceding in the last minute of the match. The Blues bounced back in style at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea crushed West Ham 3-0 after creating 2.41-0.28 expected goals. Thiago Silva opened the scoring with Tammy Abraham scoring two goals as he returned to the starting side.

Chelsea Injuries & Team News


Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech is injured and Callum Hudson-Odoi is doubtful.

Full backs Reece James and Ben Chilwell are also doubtful with Emerson and César Azpilicueta set to start.

Tammy Abraham competes with Olivier Giroud for a spot up front.

Arsenal vs Chelsea Tips

What is the Arsenal vs Chelsea best bet?

Arsenal have lost 4 of their last 5 home matches in the Premier League with a Chelsea win the best bet.

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Verdict

Arsenal are fighting at the wrong end of the Premier League table after a poor start to the season. Chelsea looked back to their best on Monday and have the weapons to get past the Gunners in the London derby.

Best Bet: Chelsea Win Full Time Result @-104.17 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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