Fulham vs Arsenal: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

The 2020-21 Premier League season kicks-off with newly-promoted Fulham hosting Arsenal at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon and both sides will be eager to make an early impression on what their respective campaigns are set to look like.

Fulham vs Arsenal Latest Odds

It’s going to be tough for the Cottagers to take a win here judging by the stats. They have lost each of their last 10 London derbies including all during their last top-flight campaign in 2018-19. ZEbet rightly places them as underdogs on their turf at (5.75).

The Gunners, meanwhile, have lost one of their last 13 league matches with Fulham (W8 D4) and are favourites for another victory at odds of (1.58).

Fulham vs Arsenal Team News

Coach Scott Park has a fit squad to pick from as there are no injury worries.

The same can’t be said for Mikel Arteta who has to do without Callum Chambers (knee injury), David Luiz (neck injury), Pablo Mari (ankle injury), Gabriel Martinelli (knee injury), Shkodran Mustafi (muscle injury), Emile Smith Rowe (shoulder injury).

Fulham vs Arsenal Preview

Fulham have lost each of their last five Premier League matches against Arsenal, conceding nine goals in their two defeats against the Gunners the last time they were in the top-flight in 2018-19 (1-5 home, 1-4 away).

Arsenal are looking to win on MD1 in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2009-10 (three in a row), while Fulham have lost their opening day game in each of their last two seasons, 0-2 to Crystal Palace in 2018-19 and 0-1 to Barnsley last term.

Fulham vs Arsenal Tips and Predictions

Attention for the goals will be shifted on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international scored 29 goals in all competitions last term and was the catalyst for the Gunners lifting the FA Cup and Community Shield over Chelsea and Liverpool, respectively. He has been directly involved in 16 goals in 13 Premier League appearances against newly-promoted opponents (12 goals, 4 assists), scoring three goals and assisting one in two games against Fulham in 2018-19.

He is offered at (1.74) to score anytime at Craven Cottage.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

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