Champions League Betting: Arsenal vs Napoli - 10 Vital Statistics


10. This will be the first competitive meeting between Arsenal and Napoli. A share of the points is priced at 3.60.

9. Arsenal have won 32 of their last 46 Champions League games at home. They are favourites at 1.95 to win. 

8. Napoli have never won an away game in England, losing four and drawing one. The Italians can be backed at 4.00 to win.

7. In those five away games against English sides, Napoli have conceded 13 goals. Arsenal are 2.70 to score in both halves.

6. Rafa Benitez’ side have scored in all nine of their Champions League matches they have ever been involved in. They are available at 4.50 to score in both halves. 

5. Arsene Wenger has never beaten Benitez in the competition, drawing twice and losing twice. Napoli are 1.82 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

Watch Wenger’s Arsenal score against Benitez’ Liverpool in the 2007/2008 Champions League quarter-finals:

4. Benitez has never managed a side to victory at Arsenal, losing five times and drawing four against the Gunners. Arsenal are 1.22 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

3. Aaron Ramsey has scored four goals in three European matches this season. The Welshman can be backed at 9.50 to open the scoring. 

2. Mesut Ozil is yet to open his goal scoring account for Arsenal since joining in the summer. The ex-Real Madrid midfielder is priced at 4.50 to net at any time.

1. Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has scored three goals in four appearances for Napoli this season. Also a former Madrid man, Higuain is favourite to score first at 6.00.

Watch Higuain’s first Napoli goal here: 

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