With just three points separating the two teams and with the top four still in their sights, the meeting of Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates tonight is of huge importance for both clubs’ respective Premier League ambitions.
Inconsistency has undermined both teams this year and bosses Arsene Wenger and Brendan Rodgers will be hoping for a positive result to keep in touch with the teams in the final Champions League qualification places.
The odds for the match in bwin’s 3way market are as such: Arsenal are 23/20, the draw is 23/10 and Liverpool are also 23/10.
Read on to see a collection of alternative stats linked to the Gunners and the Reds which could sway your thinking before you part with your cash and bet on this crunch midweek fixture.
4: In the last seven meetings at the Emirates in all competitions, Arsenal and Liverpool have drawn 1-1 four times. It is 21/4 with bwin for a repeat tonight.
5: The number of hat-tricks scored in this fixture, more than any other match in Premier League history. Luis Suarez is 40/1 to bag a treble for Liverpool, while Theo Walcott is 80/1 to do likewise for Arsenal.
7: The number of league goals Olivier Giroud has scored at the Emirates this season, more than any other Arsenal player. The Frenchman is 19/10 to score his eighth against the Reds.
13: Arsenal have been level at the break in 13 of their 23 Premier League games. You can get 5/4 on there being nothing to choose between the teams at the interval.
150: Joe Allen will make his 150th career league appearance at the Emirates. The Welshman is 14/1 to follow up his first goal for Liverpool in Sunday’s FA Cup fourth-round defeat against Oldham Athletic with another strike this evening.