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Portsmouth vs Arsenal – FA Cup betting tips


Portsmouth FC vs Arsenal FC

Where Can I Watch?

Who? Portsmouth FC vs Arsenal FC

What? English FA Cup Fifth Round (No Replays)

Where? Fratton Park, Portsmouth

When? 19:45 GMT, Monday 2nd March 2020

Watch? BT Sport 1

Sam’s Betting Tips – Portsmouth FC vs Arsenal FC

“Arsenal suffered their worst defeat of the season against Olympiacos last time out. Pompey are slowly building towards a return to the Championship and have won an incredible 16 of their last 19 home games. It will be another stern test for the Gunners, but their season cannot afford another tournament exit.”

  1. Arsenal – 4/9*
  2. BTTS + Arsenal – 2/1*
  3. Eddie Nketiah Anytime Scorer – 6/5*
  4. Arsenal + Over 2.5 Goals – 21/20*
  5. Multibet Exact Score (0-3, 1-3, or 2-3) – 15/4*

*Odds as of March 2nd at 11:30 GMT and subject to change

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Match Preview – Portsmouth FC vs Arsenal FC

Championship-chasing Portsmouth host rejuvinated Premier League side Arsenal at Fratton Park in the English FA Cup Fifth Round 2019/20.

Portsmouth FC

Pompey are in 3rd place in EFL League One. They have 59 points from 33 games so far this season. They have recorded 17 wins, eight draws, and eight defeats with Kenny Jackett in charge. Southampton are the only side to win at Fratton Park this season, with Portsmouth going unbeaten in their other 25 home games this season that includes 20 wins.

Portsmouth last four FA Cup matches have produced Over 2.5 Goals (FlashScore)

Arsenal FC

The Gunners are in 10th place in the Premier League. They have 37 points from 27 games so far this season. They have recorded eight wins, 13 draws, and six defeats now with Mikel Arteta in charge. Olympiacos knocked Arsenal out of the Europa League Round of 32, meaning they only have the league and FA Cup to compete in this season.

Arsenal have won each of their last 12 FA Cup ties against third-tier opposition or lower (FlashScore)

 

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Key Players

Portsmouth FC – Andy Cannon – 12/1* Anytime Scorer

English midfielder Andy Cannon has one FA Cup assist this season. Cannon scored for Pompey in their last game at home and set up the first goal in a 4-2 win against Barnsley in the last round.

Arsenal FC – Gabriel Martinelli – 8/5* Anytime Scorer

Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli has two FA Cup goals this season. Martinelli is having an incredible breakout season for the Gunners, having scored 10 goals in all competitions this season.

*Odds as of March 2nd at 11:30 GMT and subject to change

Head-to-Head Record

30 Dec 2009 POR v ARS 1-4 Premier League
22 Aug 2009 ARS v POR 4-1 Premier League
02 May 2009 POR v ARS 0-3 Premier League
28 Dec 2008 ARS v POR 1-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2007 POR v ARS 0-0 Premier League

Source – FlashScore

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