Opta Betting Preview: Manchester United v Arsenal

Manchester United are unbeaten in seven home league meetings with Arsenal (W6 D1), since a 1-0 defeat in September 2006. United are [2.62] to win.

Arsenal have lost nine of their last 11 games against Man United at Old Trafford in all competitions (W1 D1), though that win came in the FA Cup this season. The Gunners are [3.0] to win again.

Wayne Rooney has 11 goals against Arsenal in the Premier League. Only against Aston Villa (13) and Newcastle (12) does he have more. Rooney is [2.56] to score.

The Gunners have not beaten United in the Premier League in seven attempts, since Aaron Ramsey scored the winner at the Emirates in May 2011. A draw is priced at [3.5].

United have not conceded more than one goal at home to Arsenal and lost in a league game since February 1979. Under 2.5 goals is [2.08].

Arsenal could become the fourth team in history to beat Man United twice at Old Trafford in the same season. The others were Chelsea (2004/05), Tottenham (1989/90) and Aston Villa (1919/20). The draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is priced at [7.4].

Robin van Persie has scored in both of his Premier League matches against the Gunners at Old Trafford. He also scored there for Arsenal in 2011/12, meaning he’s scored in this exact fixture for three consecutive seasons. Van Persie is [2.52] to score.

Wayne Rooney has scored six and assisted three in his last seven games (all comps) against Arsenal at Old Trafford. Rooney is [6.2] to score the first goal.

Manchester United have gone seven PL games without a clean sheet; they last went eight without a shutout in September 2001. Over 2.5 goals is [1.89].

Arsenal have won their last five Premier League away games; their longest winning run since September 2013 (eight wins, their joint-best in the PL era). They are [3.7] to finish second.