Sensational statistics reveal how Arsenal can win more matches

By Mark Peters IN Archive,General - 20:00 Sep 11th 2015

Arsenal are known across the world for the attractive nature of their football, though many have accused the North London outfit of valuing style over substance.

The Gunners have averaged 65.3% possession in the Premier League so far this term, but how have they fared in comparison to their major rivals in top-flight matches since the beginning of last season both with and without the ball?

POSSESSION OVER 50%

Interestingly, Arsene Wenger’s side have only enjoyed a greater share of possession than their opponents in 31 of 42 fixtures. This puts them on a par with Liverpool and Tottenham, though they have averaged an extra 0.29 points per game than this pair when all three sides have enjoyed more than 50% of the ball.

Record-when-over-50%

Updated-Mini-Blog-Advert---Bet365

POSSESSION UNDER 50%

Having averaged 1.87 points per match when in charge of possession, this figure climbs to 2.18 points per game when Arsenal have had to settle for less than 50% of the ball. Only Manchester City and Manchester United boast better records amongst the leading clubs when losing the possession battle, but they have featured in ten matches of this type between them, as opposed to the Gunners’ 11.

Record-when-under-50%

BETFRED-£10-£30-MINI-AD

THOUGHTS

It is interesting to see that Arsenal are not as adept at keeping possession as people would have you believe. Given their improved results without the ball, perhaps the North London outfit should concentrate on sitting back and hitting teams on the counter-attack? Stoke City visit the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, having had to settle for less than 50% of the ball in three of their four Premier League games so far this season. Our exclusive Kickoff algorithm rates the Gunners’ chances of winning at 63% and the Acca Smacker widget below is the perfect tool for putting together your bets.

BET-VICTOR-£50-MINI-AD

THE ACCA SMACKER

The quickest and best way to pick your bets to beat the bookies. Click on a percentage prediction to see what returns each bookie offers. Each additional selection will show which bookmaker is offering the best return for your accumulator. To see both recent form and fixture history, click on the blue arrow on the left.

Premier League
  • ALL COMPETITIONS
  • BUNDESLIGA (GER)
  • CHAMPIONSHIP (ENG)
  • EREDIVISIE (NET)
  • LA LIGA (SPA)
  • LEAGUE ONE (ENG)
  • LEAGUE TWO (ENG)
  • LIGUE (FRA)
  • PREMIER LEAGUE (ENG)
  • PRIMEIRA LIGA (POR)
  • PRO LEAGUE (BEL)
  • PREMIER LEAGUE (SCO)
  • SERIE A (ITA)
  • SUPER LIG (TUR)
  • SUPERLIGAEN (DEN)
WIN/DRAW/WIN
  • TOP PREDICTION
  • WIN/DRAW/WIN
  • DOUBLE CHANCE
  • BOTH TEAMS TO SCOREBTTS
  • OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALSOVER/UNDER 2.5
  • BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE & RESULTBTTS & RESULT
  • TEAM TO SCORE FIRSTTEAM TO SCORE FIRST

THE KICKOFF ACCUMULATOR

We highly recommend that you place this 5-fold accumulator with Betfair because they are offering some of the best odds, a ‘Cash Out’ option and insurance against one incorrect result for accumulators of five matches or more. Simply click on the coupon below to fill out your bet slip with Betfair and then add your stake and click on the big yellow ‘Place Bets’ button on their website.

BetfairSaturdayPLWDW

New customers can also take advantage of Betfair’s bet £10, get £30 free sign-up offer. This is free money for you to play with, so click on the Betfair graphic below and then click on the big white ‘Join Now’ button on their website to sign up.

Updated-Mini-Blog-Advert-V1-[Recovered]-BETFAIR-SIGN-UP

GET ALL OF KICKOFF’S GREAT FEATURES ON OUR IPHONE APP

You can get all of our great features in your pocket and on the go by downloading the KickOff app from iTunes. Simply click on the image beneath to get downloading.

Rob---App-Store-Advert-Sidebar-version

REGISTER NOW TO GET EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS

Register with KickOff.co.uk to get access to our exclusive free service tracking all your accumulator bets and their outcomes, get free live in-play predictions from across Europe’s biggest leagues and get all the live in-play stats and scores. It takes less than 30 seconds to register and is well worth your time, simply click the image beneath.

This entry was posted in Archive, General
and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.