Arsenal vs Tottenham betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

Unai Emery & Mauricio Pochettino

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Arsenal were dealt their first defeat of the season away at Liverpool on Saturday but still showed many promising signs.

The Gunners’ supporters will have been particularly impressed by the performance of their club’s record signing Nicolas Pepe.

However, despite David Luiz being drafted in, there were still signs of frailty in Unai Emery’s defence.

Given the quality of Arsenal and Spurs’ attacks and the state of both side’s back-lines, it could prove to be a thoroughly entertaining north London derby.

For Tottenham Hotspur, they too suffered defeat, but their loss came at home to Newcastle United.

Sunday could be a big mental test now for Spurs and Mauricio Pochettino will be demanding a massive response from his players.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – AUGUST 24: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool and David Luiz of Arsenal have a discussion after during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Arsenal FC at Anfield on August 24, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Arsenal are at 11/8 to claim three points once again at home in the derby.

The draw between the two sides in the north London derby is at 13/5 with Bet365.

Spurs claiming their first win at the Emirates in the league since 2010 is at 9/5.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 17: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

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Despite the defeat at Anfield, Unai Emery will have been encouraged by his side’s performance last weekend.

His new-look Arsenal have been impressive so far this season with the club’s new additions settling in quickly.

Dani Ceballos has certainly made a swift impression at the Emirates and has proven to be a real coup.

Nicolas Pepe has also shown many promising glimpses, especially when up against Virgil van Dijk on Saturday.

The Ivorian appears to have quickly forged a strong partnership with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The duo’s ability to hit the Reds on the counter at pace was most notable.

Now, Emery has admitted that the trio of Pepe, Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette could all start on Sunday.

Given the firepower in attack and the current vulnerability of Spurs’ defence, the trio should be looking to take full advantage.

Tottenham need to get back on track

Tottenham’s back-line have certainly shown signs of weakness in their opening three fixtures.

Against both Aston Villa and Newcastle, Pochettino’s side were caught out, conceding two cheap goals.

One player who has been missing from Spurs’ defence is Jan Vertonghen.

The Belgian has been in and out of Pochettino’s squad so far this season and is seemingly being punished.

Given the errors Tottenham have made this season, the Argentine may look to draft the 31-year-old back into his team on Sunday.

Another player he may look to return to the line-up is Christian Eriksen.

The Dane looked destined to be off this summer, but with just a few days left of the transfer window remaining open across Europe, he is still a Spurs player.

His creativity was most certainly missed from the off against the Toon.

But now, with his future seemingly at Spurs until at least January, we could see him starting again for the club this weekend.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 17: Lucas Moura of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Arsenal team news vs Tottenham

Rob Holding has started training with Arsenal again but Sunday comes too soon for the defender.

Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin both also miss the clash but are due back in training next month.

Konstantinos Mavropanos and Emile Smith Rowe are also unavailable.

Mesut Ozil is expected to be named in the squad for the derby.

Tottenham team news vs Arsenal

Tottenham will once again be without Tanguy Ndombele.

The Frenchman has been ruled out of the clash with a thigh injury.

Although, he has started on-field rehabilitation.

Eric Dier who looked set to feature has picked up a hip injury and is now a doubt.

Kyle Walker-Peters has been ruled out of the derby after suffering a hamstring strain against Newcastle.

Juan Foyth and Ryan Sessegnon also remain sidelined.

Arsenal predicted line-up vs Tottenham

Arsenal predicted line-up vs Tottenham

Tottenham predicted line-up vs Arsenal

(Harry Winks will be in defensive midfield, not at centre back, as shown on the graphic below. Apologies.)

Tottenham predicted line-up vs Arsenal

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