Michael Owen predicts the result of Bournemouth v Arsenal

Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to return to winning ways in the Premier League at Bournemouth on Sunday

The Sport Review staff
By    

Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they travel to Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon.

The Gunners were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Southampton at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night as Arsene Wenger’s men failed to score for the third successive top-flight game.

The north Londoners have been tipped to be genuine contenders for the title this season as they look to lift the top-flight trophy for the first time since their unbeaten triumph in 2003-04.

Despite their recent struggles, former Manchester United and England striker Owen is tipping Arsenal to beat Bournemouth on Saturday with Olivier Giroud leading the line.

Writing in his column for Bet Victor, Owen said: “Arsenal were held to a goalless draw by Southampton at The Emirates and, despite failing to score in 307 minutes of Premier League action they should prove too good for Bournemouth at Dean Court.

“Benik Afobe has impressed since last month’s £9m move from Wolves and will be relishing the prospect of netting against his former club.

“The Gunners will surely come good in front of goal sooner rather than later with Frenchman Olivier Giroud an excellent price at both 29/20 to net on the south coast and 11/5 to score in a Gunners success.”

MORE: The latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: The latest Arsenal player tweets

Arsenal, who have won the FA Cup for the last two seasons, are currently fourth in the Premier League table and five points behind leaders Leicester City heading into the final 14 games of the season.

Get 5/1 enhanced odds on Man City to beat Leicester. Hurry, offer ends soon. Click here to sign up now. T&Cs apply.

MORE: Get TREBLE the odds on any sports bet. T&Cs apply

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

Sponsored
The Sport Review
Joshua v Molina betting: Get 3/1 enhanced odds on Joshua to win
Slideshow
The Sport Review
Top 30 highest-paid Premier League players: Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Neymar: 20 photos of Barcelona striker’s beautiful sister
The Sport Review
Top 26 Christian footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd players feature
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Barcelona player wages 2016: Can you guess how much Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez earn?
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
15 Chelsea January transfer targets: Di Maria, Hazard, Lukaku, Verratti and more
The Sport Review
Top 25 most stylish footballers: Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: 25 photos of the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife
The Sport Review
Roy Keane: This is what I think about Lucas Perez at Arsenal
The Sport Review
Gary Neville: This was the turning point in Chelsea’s season
The Sport Review
Arsene Wenger replies when asked if Arsenal could sell Mesut Ozil