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Arsenal vs Liverpool Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Gunners upset the odds in 2020 FA Community Shield?

  • Arsenal take on Liverpool in the FA Community Shield on Saturday
  • Match is being played at Wembley Stadium at 4:30pm BST
  • Arsenal have seen BTTS in 13 of their last 15 matches against Liverpool
  • The Gunners have seen over 3.5 goals in 8 of their last 10 matches against the Reds
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Liverpool face Arsenal in the FA Community Shield on Saturday (Getty Images)

Arsenal and Liverpool have the chance to collect another trophy as they contest the FA Community Shield at Wembley. This should be an exciting match with goals expected in London. Who will come out on top on Saturday?

Arsenal Form


Arsenal finished 8th in the English Premier League. Mikel Arteta’s side improved enough to win the FA Cup and qualify for the UEFA Europa League.

The Gunners won 2-1 against Liverpool in the Premier League before beating Man City 2-0 in the FA Cup semifinals. They lost 1-0 at Aston Villa but finished their league campaign with a 3-2 win against Watford.

Arsenal’s last match was a 2-1 win against Chelsea in the FA Cup final. The Blues scored in the 5th minute but two goals to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang overturned the deficit.

Arsenal Team News


Goalkeeper Bernd Leno returned rom injury in Arsenal's 4-1 pre-season win over MK Dons. With defenders Calum Chambers, Shkodran Mustafi and Pablo Mari injured we could see new signing William Saliba start. 

Ainsley Maitland-Niles should start on the left wing after seeing offers from Wolves turned down. Brazilian forwards Gabriel Martinelli is injured and new signing Willian might make the bench.

Midfield is an issue with Dani Ceballos not an Arsenal player for now,. Lucas Torreira, Mateo Guendouzi and Mohamed Elneny all linked with moves away from the club. It remains to be seen who partners Granit Xhaka in central midfield.

Playmaker Mesut Ozil have fallen out off favour and could be shipped out of the club. 

Liverpool Form


Liverpool bounced back from the 2-1 defeat against Arsenal with a 5-3 home win against Chelsea. It was a memorable match with Naby Keita, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Georginio Wijnaldum, Roberto Firmino and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on target.

Jürgen Klopp’s side ended the season with a 3-1 win at Newcastle. The Reds fell behind in the 1st minute but hit back with goals to Virgil van Dijk, Divock Origi and Sadio Mané.

Liverpool have played two friendlies, a 3-0 win against Stuttgart and 2-2 draw against Salzburg.

Liverpool Team News


Centre-back Virgil van Dijk suffered a head injury against Salzburg but should be fine to start. Midfielder Jordan Henderson is back in full training but might not be risked from the start.

Right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold and midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain didn’t feature in the friendlies and are doubtful. Neco Williams is ready to deputise at right-back.

With Georginio Wijnaldum's future is up in the air, Rhian Brewster and Curtis Jones could be a surprise starters against Arsenal.

Arsenal vs Liverpool Head to Head


Liverpool have a 73-69 advantage against Arsenal with 53 draws in 195 matches. Liverpool won 3-1 at Anfield in the Premier League this season before a 2-1 defeat at the Emirates.

Arsenal and Liverpool produced a thriller at Anfield in the League Cup Round of 16 in October. The match ended 5-5 after regular time with the Reds advancing on penalties.

Arsenal vs Liverpool Odds


Liverpool are 1.67 favourites at betfair with Arsenal available at 5.00 at bet365. A draw is available at 4.00.

Arsenal have seen over 3.5 goals in eight of their last 10 matches against Liverpool which is my value bet at 2.50.

Arsenal vs Liverpool Match Up


Arsenal recently showed they can beat Liverpool, winning 2-1 at the Emirates on 15 July. The Gunners had 3-24 shots and 31% possession, will it be a similar story at Wembley?

Arsenal vs Liverpool Stats


  • Arsenal have won 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have seen BTTS in 13 of their last 15 matches against Liverpool (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have seen over 3.5 goals in 8 of their last 10 matches against Liverpool (all competitions).
  • Liverpool are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches against Arsenal (all competitions).
  • Liverpool have won their last 2 matches (English Premier League).
  • Liverpool have seen BTTS in their last 5 matches (English Premier League).

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Where can I watch the Arsenal vs Liverpool live stream online?

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Where is Arsenal vs Liverpool being played?

Arsenal vs Liverpool is being played at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

When is Arsenal vs Liverpool being played?

Arsenal vs Liverpool is being played at 16:30 BST on Saturday 29 August 2020.

What competition are Arsenal vs Liverpool playing in?

Arsenal vs Liverpool are playing in the FA Community Shield.

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Verdict

Arsenal should be full of confidence after winning the FA Cup. Liverpool have huge incentive to win the Community Shield and gain revenge for an undeserved defeat against the Gunners in July.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-161.29 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @+150 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Liverpool Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @+210 at Borgata Sports - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Liverpool Win 3-1 Correct Score @+1100 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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