Fulham faces Arsenal in the Premier League’s 8th round in a tie which is quite important for both sides. While Fulham struggle this season and will probably fight for their place in the top flight, Arsenal won their last 7 matches in all competitions and are willing to keep their streak in a battle for a Champions League place next season.
Fulham F.C. vs. Arsenal F.C. News
On Thursday, Arsenal travel to Azerbaijan to face Qarabag in a group-stage match for the Europa League, which will surely affect the fitness of some players. However, it is expected that many substitutes will be given a chance to impress and key players will be rested for Sunday’s match.
Alfie Mawson and Neeskens Kebano will miss the match for Fulham while Tom Cairney’s participation is still uncertain.
Arsenal will be without Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Konstantinos Mavropanos, and Laurent Koscielny.
Fulham F.C. vs. Arsenal F.C. Head to Head
Last time Fulham faced Arsenal was over 4 years ago and they lost both matches during the 13/14 season.
Arsenal are clear favorites but Fulham will do their best, despite their inability to keep a clean sheet in 10 successive games against Arsenal and losing their last 3 matches.
Both teams scored in 6 out of 8 matches and Fulham will be hosts which surely gives them hope they can at least get a point.
Fulham F.C. vs. Arsenal F.C. Betting Tips
Fulham lost just 2 of their last 21 home games in all competitions.
Fulham won just 1 of their 7 Premier League matches this season.
Arsenal lost just 3 of their last 26 matches against Fulham.
Arsenal drew at half time in their last 6 Premier League games.
Fulham F.C. vs. Arsenal F.C. Prediction
Arsenal are the clear favorites and are priced at 1.57 @bet365, which is a value bet having in mind Arsenal usually wins 70% of their games at these odds. Some riskier bets can be placed on a combination of draw at half time and Arsenal win.
Fulham – Arsenal win for Arsenal 1.57 @bet365
Fulham – Arsenal draw at HT and Arsenal win 4.75 @bet365