Watford vs Arsenal – Saturday 14th October 2017 – 17:30 - BT Sport 1

Watford are 18/5 with Troy Deeney and Andre Gray at 15/2 to score first.

Watford face Arsenal at Vicarage Road on Saturday evening, with the Premier League returning after the international break.

The Hornets come into this match in good form, drawing their last match 2-2 against West Brom.

Saloman Rondon ended his scoring drought for the Baggies (18), with the Venezuelan firing past Gomez.

Jonny Evans doubled the Baggies advantage just three minutes later (21), who headed West Brom into a 2-0 lead.

Watford pulled one back through Abdoulaye Doucoure (37), with the Frenchman firing past Foster.

It looked like the Baggies had done enough to secure all three points but Watford had other ideas.

Brazilian Richarlison scored a late header (90+5) to give Watford a share of the spoils.

Impressive Silva 

The Hornets have had a great start to the season, they have suffered just one heavy defeat so far against City.

Wins against Swansea and Southampton have come either side of that defeat and the recent draw.

This stretch of form has taken them to the dizzy heights of 8th in the table, with 12 points from seven matches.

They face a tough assignment in Arsenal, with the Gunners in excellent recent form themselves.


Hornets Underdogs

Watford come into this match as the underdogs, with Arsenal the overwhelming favourites.

The Hornets will be looking to win this fixture, securing another great result this season.

Watford will be looking to secure back to back wins against Arsenal, having beaten them 3-1 last season.

Great Form

Arsene Wenger's side come into this match in scintillating form, their last win a 2-0 victory over newly promoted Brighton.

Nacho Monreal (16) proved to be the unlikely source for the Gunner's first goal, his first since the 2013 season.

A more familiar name joined the score sheet, with Alex Iwobi (56) scoring Arsenal's second midway through the second half.

Arsenal will be delighted, it was a quality display from a side growing in confidence after an initially poor start to the season.

Top Form

That was a perfect result for Arsenal, who despite a difficult start moved level with Champions Chelsea.

They come into this match in with a record of five wins in their last six matches in all competitions.

Arsenal find themselves fifth in the table, narrowly behind rivals Tottenham who are also in excellent form.

Wenger's side are six points behind the Manchester clubs, with Arsenal on 13 points after seven matches.


Gunners Favourites

Arsenal come into this match as favourites, with Wenger's men in a great run of form coming into this tie.

Wenger will be looking to win this fixture, putting pressure on the sides around them and continuing their move up the table.

Arsenal will be looking for their 11th win in 22 matches against Watford on Saturday.

Arsenal are 7/10 with Alexandre Lacazette at 3/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Welbeck to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 3-1 @ 11/1

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