The most attractive match of the quarter-finals of the FA Cup will be played on Monday, March 9th in Old Trafford, when Manchester United host Arsenal at 19:45. The Red Devils have a slight advantage to win this game at home in the Man Utd v Arsenal FA Cup Odds. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.5 while the Gunners are with 3.0, and the draw is with 3.5.
Manchester United come into this game with only one defeat in their last 10 games in all competitions and have not lost in the Theatre of Dreams since January 11th, when they fell 2-0 at Southampton.
The team led by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal has scored eight goals and conceded just one in three games of this tournament. For this game, they are listed with 1.91 Odds to open the scoreboard.
Arsenal also comes in a good shape for this meeting as they have only two defeats in their last 12 games in all tournaments. In their three matches this year in the FA Cup, the Gunners have allowed two goals and scored seven.
The Red Devils are listed with 4.2 FA Cup betting Odds to win this match by one goal, while Arsenal are with 4.75 to advance to the next round by the minimum difference. The score draw is with 4.5.
Both teams are tied in the first place with 11 FA Cup titles and a total of 18 appearances in the final. The Gunners were the last to lift the cup when they did it last year after they came from behind and won 3-2 against Hull City.
Arsene Wenger’s team wants to become the first to win the tournament in consecutive years since Chelsea did it in 2009 and 2010. The London squad is in the third place in the betting Odds to win it this season with 4.33.
United lead the series against Arsenal in FA Cup matches with seven wins and two draws in 14 games played. The last time they met in this tournament was four years ago at Old Trafford, and the Red Devils won 2-0 with goals from Fabio Da Silva and Wayne Rooney.
Arsenal have not beaten Manchester in this competition since 2003 by winning 2-0 at Emirates Stadium. The Red Devils have kept a clean sheet in each of their last four FA Cup games against the Gunners and for this match they are with 3.6 Odds to finish with no goals allowed.
English striker Wayne Rooney is the favorite to get the first goal in this match and is listed with 6.5 Odds, followed by Colombian Radamel Falcao with 7.0 and French Olivier Giroud with 7.5.
Manchester United have won nine and lost none of the last 10 matches against Arsenal at Old Trafford. The Gunners have advanced to the semifinals in nine of the previous 10 years. The only time they were eliminated was in 2011 against the Devils.
The red team have won 11 and lost just one of their last 15 games against Arsenal in all competitions. They will continue that good streak and will face in the semifinals the winner of the game between Aston Villa and West Brom.