Arsenal vs Huddersfield – Wednesday 29th November 2017 – 19:45 

Arsenal are 2/9 with Alexandre Lacazette at 5/2 to score first.

Arsenal face Huddersfield at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday evening, in another huge match for the Terriers.

Arsene Wenger's side come into this match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win against Burnley, a result that will leave Dyche feeling hard done by.

The match was decided by a last gasp penalty converted by wantaway start Alexis Sanchez (90+2), who coolly converted to keep Arsenal on track.

Both matches against Burnley last season were decided by injury time goals, with the Clarets continuing to show their resolve this campaign.


Ultimately it is an excellent result for Wenger's men, who responded in style to the midweek defeat against Cologne.

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Success Needed

Arsenal maintain their excellent recent form and this win ensures they remain in fourth place, ahead of rivals Tottenham and Liverpool.

They have a mixed record in their last six matches, winning three, losing two and drawing one of their last six matches.

The Gunners find themselves on 25 points, an impressive points tally considering their tough start to the campaign.

Arsenal face a Huddersfield side who have put in excellent performances against the top two sides in the PL.

Gunners Favourites

Wenger's side come into this match as favourites, with their form and pedigree informing the odds.

This will be a tough match, with Huddersfield fighting tooth and nail to stay in the top flight.

Arsenal will be looking to make it four successive wins against Huddersfield.

Positive Start

Huddersfield come into this match in poor form, despite a courageous performance in the 2-1 defeat against Manchester City.

David Wagner's side looked to be on the verge of another shock result when Nicolas Otamendi turned the ball into his own net to give the Terriers the lead (45+1).

But Sergio Aguero equalised from the penalty spot just two minutes after the restart for Guardiola's side (47).

Raheem Sterling gave City all three points, with the England international bundling the ball home with six minutes remaining (84).
Rajiv van La Parra was sent off for Huddersfield with virtually the last kick of the game (90+6), adding insult to injury for the Terriers.

Wins Needed

Huddersfield have enjoyed a great start to the season, they have been able to compete in nearly every game they have played.

They have tasted defeat six times this season, but still find themselves in an excellent position.

They find themselves in 11th position, with a total of 15 points from their opening 13 matches.

A win against the Gunners would be another feather in the cap of Wagner and move them onto 18 points, with just 22 left for survival.

Terriers Underdogs

David Wagner's side come into this match as the underdogs, despite their excellent last showing.

Huddersfield will be looking to secure another vital three points in this fixture, and provide another shock.

They will be looking for their 14th win in 62 matches against Arsenal.

Huddersfield are 12/1 with Steve Mounie and Laurent Depoitre at 12/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Lacazette to score first @ 5/2

Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 3-1 @ 9/1


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