Very Close Match Expected on Sunday Between Arsenal and LiverpoolPublished on August 13th, 2016 3:21 pm EST
One of this weekend's most entertaining match-ups in the English Premier League will feature a clash between Arsenal and Liverpool.
Arsenal and Liverpool, who are both expected to do well in the English Premier League this season, will both be looking to get off to strong starts on Sunday. Arsenal, by virtue of their home field advantage, is being given the slight edge to win.
Here are the odds for Sunday's match, courtesy of Bet365:
As you can see, neither team is better than a coin flip to win, though Arsenal has slightly better odds to notch a victory.
According to the oddsmakers, the likeliest outcome of Sunday's match is a 1-1 draw, which is currently trading for 6/1 on Bet365. Other likely outcomes include:
Arsenal 2-1 Win, 9/1
Arsenal 1-0 Win, 9/1
Liverpool 2-1 Win, 11/1
Liverpool 1-0 Win, 11/1
The least likely outcome, if you are interested, is a 9-0 victory for Liverpool, which is currently trading for 500/1.
Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Daniel Sturridge are currently the leading contenders to score on Sunday - here are their odds:
Olivier Giroud, 6/4
Alexis Sanchez, 13/8
Daniel Sturridge, 7/4
Theo Walcott, 9/4
Chuba Akpom, 2/1
With so much firepower on display, fans should be in for a treat on Sunday.
Arsenal is looking to improve on their strong second place finish last season. If not for the miracle that was Leicester City, Arsenal would have won the title. They are no doubt looking for the title this season.
Liverpool, on the other hand, finished in a disappointing 8th place, thereby missing out on both Champions League and Europa League qualifying. There is no doubt that Liverpool will be looking for a much better result this season.