Arsenal vs Dundalk Soccer Predictions and Betting : The UEFA Europa League will be finally underway with a lot of games planned in the first week of the tournament. Arsenal, Spurs and the Leicester City are the three teams to have qualified for the Europa League with the other teams playing the Champions League.
Arsenal start off with a game against Rapid Wein on 22nd but an important clash is awaiting them next week when they face Dundalk at home. The gunners would be looking to bring their A game into the prestigious tournament whereas an underdog team like Dundalk would want to pull of an upset to secure important points.
Arsenal vs Dundalk Soccer Predictions and Betting : Recent form
Despite Arsenal having a poor outing in Premier league with an 8th position finish in 2019, they more than made it up with victories in the FA Cup and Community Shield. They carried the momentum into the 2020 season with victories in the first two games.
From then on, they have lost to Liverpool and Manchester City with a lone victory against an underdog. With premier league not going their way so far, they will be looking for some momentum and confidence with victories in Europa League. They are currently under pressure with 3 wins in the last 6 games.
The Irish club Dundalk had one of their best seasons with victories in Premier Division, League Cup and President’s Cup but didn’t do well in Europe failing to qualify to the main draw games. But it looks like the rejuvenated side has put some hard work after making it to the main draw of the Europa league defeating Faroese club.
In the last six games, they have won 3 games as opposed to 2 losses and a draw. They have scored 7 goals in the same period and needs to do a better job if they have to stand a chance against Arsenal.
Arsenal vs Dundalk prediction and betting analysis: Head-to-head
Recent Meeting: First meeting between Arsenal and Dundalk on 29th October in a Europa League fixture.
Arsenal vs Dundalk Soccer Predictions and Betting : Offensive and defensive stats
For Arsenal, the likes of Lacazette and Aubameyang will lead the attack.
Alexandre Lacazette is a key candidate in the lineup with 3 goals in 4 games for the team. He holds on to the ball pretty well and is an excellent dribbler. He has 75.4% pass completion rate and provides about 1.5 shots on target per game.
Arsenal’s highest scorer Aubameyang hasn’t really come out of the blocks with just one goal in 4 outings for the team in the premier league. He will have to up his game and has 75.2% pass success along with 1.6 aerials won per game.
Apart from this he is involved in 1.2 shots on target and 1.2 key pass per game so far. Willian’s lack of scoring has been a major concern for the gunners waiting for a turn-around in Europe. The Brazilian has 2 assists in 5 outings along with an 86.9% pass accuracy so far.
The Dundalk has the likes of Michael Duffy, Patrick Hoban and David Mcmillan who will have to attack from the word go and make sure that they don’t take any opportunity for granted. Duffy has 5 goals in 19 games whereas Hoban has to continue his form as he has scored 9 goals in the last 15 outings.
The Arsenal backline has the likes of Bellerin, David Luiz, Gabriel and Magalhaes who will have to make a comeback after conceding often in the recent games.
David Luiz has been the best defender so far this season with 83.4% pass success. He also enjoys 1 tackle, 0.8 interception and 3.8 clears per game.
Hector Bellerin of Spain has 85.1% pass completion success and dribbles very well. He intercepts well with an average of 1.4 per game and 1 clear that makes it tough for the opponent.
Gabriel Magalhaes will probably come in for the game who is excellent in aerial duels and tackles extremely well. Along with 91% pass completion, he has 3 aerial duels won per game so far.
The likes of Sean Gannon and Cameron Dummigan will have to defend strongly and will have to counter attack well. They will have to make sure that they tackle and clear any attack coming their way.
Arsenal vs Dundalk Soccer Predictions and Betting Tips
The interesting Europa League clash between Arsenal and Dundalk is scheduled to be played on 29th October in Emirates Stadium at 9pm local time. The Gunners who didn’t make it to Champions league would be looking to go deep into the tournament with important wins under their belt in the group stage. The betting odds and predictions for this all important game will be updated before the match day.
As per Today Match Predictions, a total of 3 goals is expected to be scored in the match while Dundalk is expected not to score any goal.
Betting Experts predicts an easy win Arsenal in match against Dundalk. The odds for Arsenal is placed at 1.06 and odds for Dundalk stand at 62.0.