Arsenal vs Leeds United Predictions and betting:
The Premier League is back this weekend with matches lined up for the teams. Despite an unpopular game, Leeds United and Arsenal is expected to be a thriller given their recent performances. Leeds who are playing in the premier league after a long gap has looked to be a strong side in spite of the fact that it hasn’t reflected in the points table.
On the other hand, Arsenal’s season has been a lot bumpy with big wins and losses as the side is looking for some resurgence to get back in the top 5 of the table. Overall, it will be one of those games where both the teams push each other beyond limits.
Arsenal vs Leeds United Predictions and betting Summary
Leeds United vs Arsenal predictions and betting: Recent form
Arsenal are having a peculiar season where they have either dominated the opponent or have faced unexpected defeats with quite a margin so far. They started off their campaign with two wins but lost the next one Liverpool.
Despite winning against Sheffield United, they failed to win against giants like Manchester City and Leicester City. They managed a consoling win against Manchester United but were thrashed by Aston Villa in their recent most outing. This put them at 11th spot in the table and are rearing to get back to business against Leeds.
On the other hand, Leeds United haven’t looked like a side that is playing its first premier league season after 16 years because of the quality that they bring week in and week out. They started off with a well fought game against Liverpool which they lost 4-3.
They went on to win against Fulham and Sheffield United along with a draw against Manchester City but faced an unexpected defeat against Wolves.
They came back stronger as they convincingly took down Aston Villa but have lost control of their campaign as the lost back to back games pushing them down to 15th spot in the table. It is important for them to put up a formidable challenge on Sunday.
Leeds United vs Arsenal predictions and betting : Head-to-head
Matches: 15: Arsenal: 10, Leeds: 3 Draw: 2
Last 5 games: Arsenal – 4, Leeds – 0, Draw – 1.
Recent Meeting: Arsenal defeated Leeds with a 1-0 margin in a FA Cup fixture.
Arsenal vs Leeds United Predictions and betting: Offensive and defensive stats
The gunners will stick to their 3-4-3 spread that will help them bag their 5th victory of this season whereas the Leeds will go in with a 3-3-3-1 formation to help them secure an important win over the weekend.
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 9 games for the team. He holds on to the ball pretty well and is an excellent dribbler. He has 79.8% pass completion rate and provides about 1.3 shots on target per game.
Arsenal’s highest scorer Aubameyang hasn’t really come out of the blocks after drawing a blank against Aston Villa in the last outing. He has 5 goals and an assist in 14 outings for the team in the premier league. He will have to up his game and has 77.4% pass success along with 1.2 aerials won per game. Apart from this, he is involved in 1.4 shots on target and 1.1 key passes per game so far.
Willian’s lack of scoring has been a major concern for the gunners waiting for a turn-around in the coming games. The Brazilian has 2 assists in 10 outings along with an 87% pass accuracy so far.
For Leeds United, Jack Harrison has been a quality winger and a force to deal with who is impressive in creating chances and has 75.5% success in passes along with a goal and 2 assists in 7 games.
He will be accompanied by the striker Patrick Bamford who is on a roll for the team with 7 goals, one assist in 8 outings and needs to step up when they face a quality team like Arsenal. He also provides with 3.6 shots on target and 0.5 key pass per game.
Apart from them, the likes of Klich, Helder Costa and Hernandez will have to assume responsibility on the front lines.
The Arsenal backline has the likes of Bellerin, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes who will have to make a comeback after conceding often in the recent games.
Rob Holding will have to assume the responsibility in the backline who has 87% pass success. He also enjoys 2.2 tackles, 1.4 interceptions and 4.2 clears per game. Hector Bellerin of Spain has 84.2% pass completion success and dribbles very well. He intercepts well with an average of 1.3 per game and 1.3 clears 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 88.2% pass completion, he has 2.6 aerial duels won per game so far and 3.1 clears on an average.
The backline of the Leeds will have to be guarded well with their opponents possessing a strong attack. It is important for someone like Robin Koch to lead from the front. In the last 13 appearances, he has 1.9 tackles, 2.4 interceptions and 2 clears per game along with 88.7% passing accuracy.
He will be joined by Pascal Struijk who has 89.1% success in passes in addition to 3.8 clears and 1.8 tackles in every game so far. Liam Cooper’s strengths include passing and aerial duels. He has won 3.9 aerial duels in every outing along with 2.9 tackles and 85.4% pass accuracy.
The trio will be supported by Dallas and Ayling who are a force to deal in this season so far.
Arsenal vs Leeds United Predictions and Betting: Predicted Winner
The match between Leeds United and Arsenal is scheduled to be held in the Emirates stadium on 22nd November at 4.30 pm local time. Arsenal are coming off a shocking defeat against Aston Villa whereas Leeds share a similar story after facing humiliation at the hands of Crystal Palace. The betting platform and prediction experts have their money on Arsenal’s victory in this contest.
FCTables have given 43% chance to the gunners while the Leeds have been given a 30% chance to get a famous win under their belt. Another platform Oddschecker have also gone on to back Arsenal in what looks like a competitive contest with every chance of the hosts pulling off a surprise.
FiveThirtyEight are expecting Arsenal to get those three valuable points on Sunday with Leeds getting just 21% chance to pull off an unlikely victory.