Arsenal vs Rennes – Match Preview

Match Betting Preview - Arsenal vs Rennes. Thursday 14th March 2019, UEFA Europa League - Round of 16, Emirates Stadium. Live on BT Sport 2 – Kick-Off: 20:00 GMT.

Arsenal vs Rennes
Thursday 14th March 2019, Emirates Stadium
UEFA Europa League – Round of 16

Live on BT Sport 2 – Kick-Off: 20:00 GMT

Arsenal are at home to Rennes in the UEFA Europa League as they will look to put right the 3-1 deficit they suffer after the first-leg.

It all seemed to be routine for Arsenal in the first leg as they went 1-0 up early through Alex Iwobi, however a red card for Sokratis saw them crumble. Goals from Benjamin Bourigeaud, Ismaila Sarr and a Monreal own goal saw them fall to the feet of the French side.

Arsenal are heavy favourites for this one with the bookmaker as SkyBet have priced them at 3/10 to win. They are also still in the running to qualify and are priced at 10/11 to reach the next round. Unai Emery’s side have made their home ground a fortress this season and have lost just 2 of 23 matches there. Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been enjoying his first season in London and got on the scoresheet in their last outing against Manchester United. He is price boosted to 11/4 to score first.

Many are putting the first-leg down as a blip for the Gunners. Their record in this competition has been impressive as they have kept a clean sheet in six of their last eight Europa League matches. They are 5/4 to win to nil.

Rennes are under dogs for this match and are priced at 17/2 to win at the Emirates Stadium. Rennes will be going to the Emirates knowing if they can hold Arsenal to a clean sheet or just one goal they will progress. They made a great account of themselves last time and midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa caused loads of problems. The trickster is 4/1 to score anytime.

The referee for this match will be Latvian Andris Treimanis. The official could have a lot on his hands after the first-leg antics and with the tie still wide open. Expect cards.

Arsenal vs Rennes will be televised live in the UK on BT Sport 2 and kicks off at 20:00.

Prediction: Arsenal 2 – 0 Rennes

7/1 – 2-0 Arsenal – The London sides home form should be enough to see them marginally qualify.

Suggested Tips – Arsenal vs Rennes – (BET365)

  • Correct Score – Arsenal to win 2-0 – (link no longer available).
  • Anytime Goalscorer – Hatem Ben Arfa – (link no longer available). 
  • First Goalscorer – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – (link no longer available).

Suggested Tips – Arsenal vs Rennes – (SKYBET)

  • Correct Score Group Betting – Arsenal to Win 3-0, 3-1, or 3-2 – 6/1.
  • Popular RequestABet – Mustafi to score a header and Xhaka to score from outside the area – 100/1.
  • RequestABet Special – Arsenal to score 2+ goals, Lacazette 2+ SOT & Aubameyang 1+ SOT, 5+ Arsenal corners and 20+ Rennes booking pts – 11/4. (NB
  • RequestABet Specials up to 10/1 – Arsenal to win, Arsenal to score 2+ goals, 5+ Arsenal corners and 20+ Rennes booking pts  11/10. (NAP)
  • RequestABet Specials 33/1 to 66/1 – Lacazette to score a header and Arsenal to score a penalty – 40/1. (RAB PICK).

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