Arsenal travel to Bournemouth on Saturday in the Premier League hoping to return to winning ways after having to settle for a draw in the North London Derby last week.

The Gunners could be without some key attacking personnel against the Cherries, which might play into the hosts’ hands. We take a look at some of the best markets available ahead of this fixture.

Bournemouth vs Arsenal Betting Tips

  • Arsenal and both teams to score (Yes) – 7/4
  • Gabriel Jesus to score anytime – 6/4

Team news

Arsenal look set to miss Declan Rice, Leandro Trossard, Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka for the trip to Bournemouth, leaving Mikel Arteta very limited for attacking options. There are no fresh injury concerns for Bournemouth heading into the weekend.

Arsenal and both teams to score (Yes) @ 7/4

Arsenal will be disappointed that they couldn’t come away from their derby match with Tottenham Hotspur with three points but they had to deal without attacking talents Trossard and Martinelli in their ranks. Their absence was notable and it will continue to make games difficult for the Gunners in their pursuit of the Premier League title.

If Saka is ruled out too, then effectively Arteta’s best three attackers are all unavailable and this will make his team selection difficult. In case none of these players make it back for the trip to the south coast, Arteta will demand more from the likes of Gabriel Jesus, Eddie Nketiah and Martin Odegaard.

The Gunners still have enough quality in their ranks to come through this challenge but Bournemouth are not to be underestimated. They are ticking along nicely under Andoni Iraola and their striker Dominic Solanke has started the season strongly, with three goals to his name already.

Gabriel Jesus to score anytime @ 6/4

With two of Arsenal’s top scorers from last year likely to miss out at Bournemouth, the pressure will mount on Jesus to get on the scoresheet, as he has only scored once in his four Premier League appearances so far.

Last week against Spurs, the Brazilian was deployed on the left side of Arsenal’s front three and it is likely that he will feature there again at Bournemouth to allow Eddie Nketiah to play through the middle.

He will be expected to carry more of a goal threat from this position given that Saka and Martinelli grabbed their excellent tallies last year from wide positions. His confidence was lifted as he scored against Manchester United a few weeks ago, but it is time for him to take his game to another level, and show Arsenal exactly why they brought him in.

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