Arsenal vs Cardiff Preview, Tips and Odds

Arsenal will welcome Cardiff to the Emirates stadium on Tuesday night for a game of round 24 of the English Premier League. The Gunners are 5th in the standings just outside of top 4, but on equal points with 6th placed Manchester United, to whom they lost in midweek in a cup clash. Cardiff find themselves 18th, with 19 points and two behind Newcasle who are occupying 17th – the last spot ensuring another season in the topflight.

Arsenal vs Cardiff Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
ArsenalWin5 W/ 1 D/ 0 L3 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
CardiffLoss0 W/ 1 D/ 5 L0 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: Just the first and the last meetings saw both teams scoring, while in the other 4 games the Gunners managed to keep a clean sheet. Four games in total featured over 2,5 goals scored. In the three meeting played in London, Arsenal always come out victorious, with Cardiff able to score only a single goal and it happened in the first meeting back in 2006. Only the last game at Emirates did not produce over 2,5 goals and it was about to end goalless, but Arsenal managed to score two late goals.

Last game between the teams: 02.09.2018 Cardiff – Arsenal 2:3; Victor Camarasa 45′, Danny Ward 70′; Shkodran Mustafi 12′, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 62′, Alexandre Lacazette 81′
Last game at this venue: 01.01.2014 Arsenal – Cardiff 2:0; Nicklas Bendtner 88′, Theo Walcott 90′

Arsenal vs Cardiff Stats

As of 26.01Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
ArsenalLoss4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L
CardiffLoss2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game Arsenal: 25.01.2019 Arsenal – Manchester United 1:3; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 43′; Alexis Sanchez 31′, Jesse Lingard 33′, Anthony Martial 82′
Last game Cardiff: 19.01.2019 Newcastle – Cardiff 3:0; Fabian Schar 24′, 63′, Ayoze Perez 90′

Top performers Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 14 goals 3 assists, Alexandre Lacazette 8 goals 5 assists, Henrikh Mkhitaryan 4 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Cardiff: Callum Paterson 4 goals, Victor Camarasa 3 goals 2 assists, Josh Murphy 3 goals.

Last 10 gamesGoals scored:concededOver 2,5 goalsGoal/goalClean sheets
Arsenal17:17662
Cardiff6:18534

Worth mentioning: The last three of Arsenal most recent games in which both sides managed to score, produced over 3,5 goals, with the other three ending with only one of the sides finding the net. None of Cardiff last six games saw both teams able to score and the two of those that ended in over 2,5 goal games were heavy 3:0 losses at the hands of Tottenham and Newcastle.

Arsenal vs Cardiff News

Missing players Arsenal: Danny Welbeck, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin, Laurent Koscielny, Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Missing players Cardiff: Harry Arter, Sean Morrison, Matthew Connolly, Keneth Zokore, Ashley Jazz Richards.

Arsenal vs Cardiff Predictions

Arsenal to win -1 handicap

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