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Unibet Predictions: Manchester City – Arsenal Predictions and Tips For Today

Manchester City - Arsenal PredictionsFree Daily Soccer Unibet Predictions for Today, April 26, 2023.
Kick-off: 20:00 (GMT+1)
EVENT: Manchester City – Arsenal
TIPS: Home Win | Odds: 1.58@Unibet | Result: 4:1 WIN!!!

Manchester City – Arsenal Predictions and Preview

  • A season-defining game for Manchester City and Arsenal awaits as the winners will put themselves in pole position for the Premier League (PL) title. After seeing off Bayern Munich (W 4-1 on aggregate) to reach the Champions League semi-finals and Sheffield United (W 3-0) in the FA Cup semi-final, the hosts are in prime form as they look to close Arsenal’s five-point gap at the top of the table knowing they still have two games in hand.
  • Their displays here in the league have ramped up the pressure on the leaders as the Cityzens have won each of their last six home PL fixtures by at least a two-goal margin, even though only two of them came with a clean sheet. However, Pep Guardiola’s side hasn’t conceded in any of the last four H2Hs here (W4), highlighting how difficult they’ve made it for the North Londoners in recent years.
  • None of those meetings were potential title-deciders though, and after being eight points clear at the start of the month, Mikel Arteta – once Guardiola’s deputy at Man City – has seen his team stumble with the finishing line homing into view. Three consecutive league draws, two of them after going 2-0 up inside 30 minutes, is a concerning trend amid accusations that Arsenal are bottling it.
  • Arteta disagrees, saying he didn’t see a lack of confidence when they scored twice after the 85th minute to draw 3-3 with Southampton, but their title challenge now depends on them extending a five-match unbeaten run in away league games (W3, D2). Simply put, a loss here would most likely end their title chances even despite City’s demanding schedule from now until the season’s end.
  • Players to watch: Riyad Mahrez scored an FA Cup hat-trick on Saturday and given he’s made three goal contributions in his last four PL appearances against Arsenal (G1, A2), could have a role to play here. That could be important if either Gabriel Jesus or Gabriel Martinelli net early – both have scored twice within the first 30 minutes across Arsenal’s last three games!
  • Hot stat: Man City’s PL home games this season have produced a league-high average of 2.2 goals per first half.