After losing the first place in the English Premier League, Arsenal will host Burnley in the fourth round of the FA Cup. This game will be played on Saturday, January 30th at Emirates Stadium at 15:00.
The Gunners lost last weekend against Chelsea 1-0 at home with a score from Diego Costa, and they fell to the third place in the standings with 44 points, tied to Manchester City and three behind Leicester City.
It was just their second defeat at home this season in 11 games played in the league. They remain as the second best defense in their pitch with seven goals allowed, only behind Manchester United (5). They had a streak of five straight games with no defeat before the match versus the Blues.
Arsenal are the team with most titles won in the history of the FA Cup, and they are looking to get it for the third straight year, something no teams has been able to do since Blackburn Rovers did it from 1883 to 1885.
The team led Arsene Wenger is favorite to win this game at home and advance to the next round. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 1.36 Odds, while the Clarets are with 13.0, and the draw is with 5.6.
Burnley have three straight victories, all of them on the road, and they have lost only one of their last seven. They are in the fifth place in the table with 48 points, eight away from the leader (Hull City). Away from home, they have only four defeats in 14 games played in the league, scoring 17 goals and accepting 13.
Arsenal have scored only 16 of their 37 goals in the league at home. However, they are listed with 1.8 Odds to win by two or more goals and with 3.4 to do it by three or more. Burnley are rated at 13.0 to get the victory by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 7.5.
In the FA Cup Betting Tips Arsenal v Burnley, Sean Dyche’s team have faced the Gunners seven times in this tournament, and they have two wins and two defeats. The last time they met in this competition was seven years ago, and the London squad won 3-0 at home with goals from Carlos Vela, Eduardo and Emmanuel Eboue.
The Clarets will be looking for their first victory versus the Gunners since 2008. In that span, they have four defeats and one draw. In their past two meetings, the Premier League squad has not allowed any goal and for this match, they are listed with 2.05 Odds to have a clean sheet.
The London team is listed with 1.36 FA Cup Odds to score the first goal in this game, while the Clarets are with 4.33 and a goalless draw is with 16.0. French striker Olivier Giroud is the leader of the Gunners with 18 goals in 30 appearances in all competitions.
Arsenal have not lost at Emirates Stadium against Burnley since 1974 and in their last three meetings at home, they have scored nine goals and allowed only one. Take the defending champions to advance to the next round and bounce back at home.