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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace 10/18/2021 Spread, Game Analysis, and Tips

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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace 10-18-2021 Spread Game Analysis and Tips

Arsenal FC vs Crystal Palace FC – Arsenal seeks to extend their unbeaten streak as they take on Crystal Palace in an English Premier League encounter on Monday, October 18 at 3:00 PM ET at the Emirates Stadium. Sky will broadcast the game for soccer fans in the United Kingdom. US audiences can tune in to SiriusXM FC and Peacock for the blow-by-blow account of this exciting match. After struggling in their first three games of the 2021-22 season, the Gunners have racked up three wins. Also, a draw to move up to 11th place with 10 points. Part of this amazing run was their rock-solid defense. They have only allowed one goal in the last four matches. This was a far cry from their first three matches where they allowed nine goals, including five against Manchester City.

Mikel Arteta’s men will need that solid defensive form again against Crystal Palace. They have not won a game since September 11. They surprised Tottenham, 3-0, to notch their first win of the season. Patrick Vieira’s men had only come up with two points. Both ending up in a stalemate against Leicester City and Brighton. Palace will be looking to strike another victory against Arsenal. This is to move up the rankings and avoid any dustup with teams at the bottom. The best online soccer betting site will feature the match for the enjoyment of fans who like betting and watching soccer at the same time.

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace 10/18/2021

When: Monday, October 18, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Emirates Stadium, London, United Kingdom
TV: SiriusXM FC
Stream: SofaScore

Arsenal

In just four games, Arsenal (3-1-3, 10 points) has moved from the bottom to 11th place thanks to solid defense and timely scoring. After allowing nine goals in their first three matches, the Gunners defense picked up steam all of a sudden, allowing just one goal in four games. Among Arsenal’s victories was a 3-1 blitz against Tottenham Hotspur where they notched three goals in the first half before cruising to victory. Aside from their efficient offense where they put up seven shots on target in 12 tries, their defense held the Spurs to 10 attempts despite having greater possession time.

In their last game against Brighton and Hove, Arsenal’s defense conjured 21 shot attempts and almost 60% possession time to settle for a draw. Aaron Ramsdale is expected to start between the pipes for the Gunners as he hopes to extend his solid run as a goalkeeper. He started four times for Arsenal and claimed three clean sheets. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will spearhead Arsenal’s offense as he scored two goals in six appearances for the team.

Players to Watch: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (2 goals), Bukayo Saka (1 goal, 1 assist), Emile Smith Rowe (1 goal, 1 assist), Martin Odegaard (1 goal, Nicolas Pepe (1 assist).

Crystal Palace

Currently in 14th place, Crystal Palace (1-4-2, 7 points) had to come back from 0-2 down to settle for a draw against Leicester City. Michael Olise and Jeff Schlupp fired two second-half goals to cancel out the first-half connections of Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy. The result handed them their second draw in as many games since losing 0-3 to Liverpool on September 18. Wilfried Zaha is expected to lead Crystal Palace’s offense along with Conor Gallagher and Odsonne Edouard while Vicente Guaita will reprise his role as the team’s starting goalkeeper despite allowing 11 goals in seven Premier League starts. The Spaniard is expected to have his hands full again as Arsenal’s offense has been on fire in three of their past four games.

Players to Watch: Wilfried Zaha (2 goals, 1 assist); Conor Gallagher (2 goals, 1 assist), Odsonne Edouard (2 goals), Jeff Schlupp (1 goal), Michael Olise (1 goal).

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Betting Numbers

Odds

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace 10/18/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Arsenal -1 (-122) 2.75 o (-104) -215
Crystal Palace +1 (+101) 2.75 u (-119) +553
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Summary: Online sportsbooks bet high on red-hot Arsenal to emerge victorious in its match against Crystal Palace. They are expected to continue their unbeaten run and notch another three points to climb further in the table. Crystal Palace must keep their defenses up to hold off the Gunners’ charge and stand a chance to win the game.

Moneyline: Arsenal holds a -215 moneyline in this encounter while Crystal Palace is given a +553 moneyline for this match. Bettors who feel the match would end in a stalemate are given a +339 moneyline.

Score Prediction: Arsenal will win the match over Crystal Palace, 3-0, to continue their ascent to the top of the English Premier League.