Southampton – Arsenal
Southampton hosts Arsenal at the St. Mary’s in a match from the 4th round of the FA Cup. We are going to preview this fixture for you in these football best betting tips for today. Let’s get to work!
Southampton reached this round of the competition after a comfortable 2-0 win over Shrewsbury Town at home. Ralph Hassenhuttl’s team made a solid performance and scored goals in the both halves. Dan Nlundulu opened the score in the first half while James Ward-Prowse doubled the lead in the last few minutes.
In terms of current form Southampton are not doing bad at all. The Saints lost just one of their last five matches in all competitions. In the Premier League the Saints are also doing well as they currently in the Top 10 of the division being 9th. This solid performance so far gives Southampton hope that they could reach the next round of the FA Cup as well.
Arsenal reached the 4th round of the FA Cup after a very difficult game against Newcastle United at the Emirates. The regular time in London ended 0-0, but in the extra-time Mikel Arteta’s team scored twice. Emile Smith Rowe broke the dreadlock while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang doubled the lead.
Arsenal had some very tough moments, but it seems that they are getting back to their best. The current FA Cup holders are in a run of six matches being unbeaten in all competitions. Mikel Arteta was put under a serious pressure, but now the head coach is feeling more confident about his team’s future.
That’s the football best betting tips for the FA Cup clash from the 4th round between Southampton and Arsenal at the St. Mary’s. The Gunners are the current holders of the trophy, but this is not going to be an easy one for them.