Bet Builder Tips: Our 41/1 shout for Arsenal v Fulham on Saturday

Our footie tipster Shane O'Brien is expecting the Gunners to dominate.

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Arsenal -1
Gabriel Jesus to Score Anytime
Aleksandar Mitrovic to Have Two or More Shots on Target
Over 10.5 Corners

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Saturday 5:30pm: Arsenal v Fulham
TV: Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Premier League

Arsenal -1 (Handicap Betting)

What a difference a year makes. Arsenal were rooted to the foot of the Premier League table after losing their opening three games last season, conceding nine and scoring none. Now, however, they are top of the table after winning their opening three games, scoring nine goals in the process.

The turnaround has been remarkable and although they have not faced any opponent of real quality yet, Mikel Arteta deserves enormous credit for overseeing such a transformation. Arsenal’s summer recruitment has been excellent, and they will be extremely confident of picking up a fourth win on the bounce against London rivals Fulham on Saturday evening.

Fulham have started the season well, picking up five points from their opening three games – roughly 20% of the total points they picked up during their last season in the Premier League. It is early days, but they look a different prospect this campaign and may finally put an end to their relentless yoyoing between Premier League and Championship.

However, they are likely to taste their first defeat of the season against a rampant Arsenal side on Saturday.

Gabriel Jesus to Score Anytime

Chief amongst Arsenal’s impressive summer recruitments has been Gabriel Jesus. For so long a periphery figure at Manchester City, the Brazilian has sparkled since being thrust into the spotlight at the Emirates.

Jesus scored twice in the 4-2 win over Leicester on his home debut and although he has failed to score in the wins over Bournemouth and Crystal Palace, he has still shown exceptional moments of quality, especially against Bournemouth.

He is a relatively short price to find the back of the net on Saturday, but his form has been so good that this is hardly surprising.

He should torment the Fulham defence on Saturday evening.

Aleksandar Mitrovic to Have Two or More Shots on Target

Much like Fulham, Mitrovic appears to have finally found some form in the Premier League. The Serbian forward came into this campaign off the back of a record-breaking season in the Championship that saw him bag a staggering 43 goals.

However, pundits and fans alike rightfully raised doubts about whether he would be able to carry that form into the top tier, given his struggles during Fulham’s most recent campaign in the top-flight.

That has not been the case so far, with Mitrovic scoring three goals in his opening three games. He tormented the Liverpool defence on the opening day of the season and it would be surprising if he did not at least pose some questions to the Arsenal back four this weekend.

He averages five shots per game at this early stage of the season and could test Aaron Ramsdale on a couple of occasions.

Over 10.5 Corners

Neither Arsenal nor Fulham have won a great deal of corners this season. Fulham rank near the bottom of the Premier League in terms of corners won, winning an average of just 2.7 corners in their first three games of the season.

Arsenal, on the other hand, average exactly five corners per game and rank in mid-table in terms of corners won.

However, the Gunners won a season-high six corners in their only other home game this season against Leicester and should at least match that record in a game where they will dominate both possession and territory.

Fulham should win at least a few corners of their own and there is a decent chance that the game will see 11 corners or more.

Arsenal v Fulham betting tips:

Arsenal -1
Gabriel Jesus to Score Anytime
Aleksandar Mitrovic to Have Two or More Shots on Target
Over 10.5 Corners

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