Arsenal faces Southampton on Saturday in a game that both managers need a positive result.
There is no doubt that Arsenal manager Unai Emery is under severe pressure and nothing less than a win will do. The same applies to his counterpart Ralph Hasenhüttl, though a draw may suffice in his case.
As usual, the pundits are giving their opinions and it must be said, most come to the same conclusion.
The BT supercomputer has been dropped, it was just ridiculous and it has lost its appeal even as a humorous participant.
I have included links for some, however, those that write their predictions for betting sites will not have a link.
Mark Lawrenson Arsenal 2-0
Charlie Nicholas Arsenal 4-1
Michael Owen via BetVictor Arsenal win
Phil Thompson via Skybet Arsenal 2-0
Jeff Stelling via Skybet Arsenal 3-0
Matt Le Tissier via Skybet Draw 1-1
Michael Owen does not give a scoreline but the other five pundits do. Thompson, Lawrenson and Stelling reckon Arsenal will get the win and a clean sheet. Nicholas goes with the highest score for Arsenal but predicts they will concede a goal.
Only former Saint Matt Le Tissier reckons Arsenal will not win predicting a 1-1 draw. Wonder why that is?
Basically, if you take out the biased Le Tissier it is fairly unanimous. Arsenal will win and by at least a couple of goals.
I agree with the majority of the pundits and also will be predicting a convincing Arsenal win when I post up my match preview and score prediction on Friday.