AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal EPL Betting Prediction

EPL AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal Prediction 5/4/2024

AFC Bournemouth (13-13-9) travel to face off against Arsenal (25-5-5) on Saturday, May 4th. This match will be played at Emirates Stadium in London. AFC Bournemouth is coming off a win in their previous match, while Arsenal played to a draw vs. AFC Bournemouth. The match is scheduled for 7:30 AM ET.

AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal

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AFC Bournemouth Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, AFC Bournemouth hosted Brighton & Hove Albion, winning by a score of 3-0. The over/under line going into the match was 3.5 goals, which was just slightly higher than the three total goals scored.

Enes Unal, Justin Kluivert, and Marcos Senesi all scored for Bournemouth, with Kluivert and Unal both taking two shots on goal apiece. Unal also finished with an assist, as did Senesi’s goal.

Mark Travers picked up a clean sheet between the sticks for Bournemouth, and he also made one save. Overall, Brighton & Hove Albion took 13 shots, and Travers’ teammates blocked five shots and intercepted 14 passes.

Through 35 matches, AFC Bournemouth sits at 10th in the EPL with a record of 13-13-9. They have won two straight matches, including a 3-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion FC on April 28th. Overall, they are 7-5-6 at home and 6-8-3 on the road. Following this match against Arsenal, they will return home to take on Brentford FC on May 11th. Over their last four matches, they are 2-1-1. In the EPL standings, they are tied with Chelsea FC at 48 points, but sit one spot behind them due to goal differential.

Arsenal Is Coming Off A Draw

Arsenal picked up a huge win over Tottenham Hotspur, taking this match by a score of 3-2. They played this match on the road and had a money line payout of -131. The five combined goals edged out the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Two of Arsenal’s offensive scores came from Bukayo Saka and Kai Havertz, with each of these players having a goal on their only shot. Saka also scored on his only shot on goal and Arsenal, as a team, took three shots on goal and nine shots overall.

On the defensive end, Arsenal blocked five shots and intercepted 12 passes. Despite this, David Raya and Bernd Leno still gave up two goals on just two shots on target. Arsenal’s offense also had six corners compared to eight for Tottenham Hotspur.

After a loss to Aston Villa on April 14th, Arsenal has won three straight matches, including a 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on April 28th. Overall, Arsenal is 25-5-5, and they have a one-point lead over Manchester City in the EPL standings. At home, Arsenal has been dominant, going 13-2-2, and they have been favored in 32 of their 35 matches this season. Following this match, Arsenal will take on Manchester United on May 12th.

AFC Bournemouth Offense Breakdown

With 18 goals this season, Dominic Solanke is the top scorer for AFC Bournemouth and 5th in the EPL. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 9th in the league. Marcos Senesi is the leader in assists for the club, and his 4 assists are 53rd in the EPL. His 4 goals are 4th on the club and 86th in the league. This season, Bournemouth is 10th in the EPL in goals per match and shots on goal per match. They have taken more shots on goal than their season average in each of their last three matches. Their 6.5 corners per match is 4th in the league, and they have had more corners than their opponents in 54.3% of their matches.

Arsenal Offense Breakdown


Arsenal’s offense has been one of the most dangerous in the EPL this season, as they are second in the league in goals per match at 2.3. They are also third in shots on goal and third in corners. In fact, they have had more corners than their opponents in 74.3% of their matches. Bukayo Saka has been their top scorer this season, as he is 10th in the EPL in goals scored. He is also 14th in the league in shots on goal.

AFC Bournemouth Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Arsenal, AFC Bournemouth’s defense is coming off back-to-back clean sheets, including a shutout against Brighton & Hove Albion FC, who is 13th in scoring. However, they did give up three goals to Aston Villa FC, who is 5th in scoring, in their last four matches. Overall, they are 13th in goals allowed, and their keeper, Neto, is 7th in clean sheets. On the season, they are 7th in blocked shots and interceptions, and 8th in fouls committed.

Arsenal Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against AFC Bournemouth, Arsenal’s defense is ranked 1st in the EPL, allowing just 0.8 goals per match. However, they have given up two goals in two of their last six matches. Overall, they have 14 clean sheets this season, which is tops in the league. Keeper David Raya is also 1st in the EPL with 14 clean sheets. He is 24th in the league with 41 saves.

AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal Prediction

Given that Arsenal comes in with the EPL’s top-ranked defense, we have them taking down Bournemouth by a score of 4-1. Looking at our projections, we have Leandro Trossard as the top projected goal scorer for Arsenal, while Antoine Semenyo has the best chance to score for Bournemouth. As for shots on goal, Arsenal is 3rd in the EPL and we have them getting 10 shots on goal compared to just three for Bournemouth.

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