Arsenal vs Manchester City Match Betting Preview


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The reigning champions have not been handed the easiest start to the season with an away trip to Arsenal. The Gunners have a big season ahead of them, their fans are not expecting success but they will want to see signs of improvement after appointing Unai Emery as their new boss. The signs this summer both on and off the field have been positive, but it is now up to them to show they can improve when the competitive games get underway.

City were a class above everyone else last season and while they haven’t done too much this summer, they are rightfully strong favourites to lift the title once more. They will be aiming to get off to a good start and stamp their authority on the league once more, but that may not happen right away in the first game.

Arsenal have had a far better pre-season with more of their first team linking up and that can even this game up a little. With home advantage on their side too, Arsenal can take a point of Manchester City in the opening game of the season I think. The draw looks to be where the value lies in this tie and is priced up at a very generous 13/5 with Karamba. 

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