Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Time, Channel, Odds & Prediction

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A titanic showdown atop the English Premier League will go down on Sunday as London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea do battle at the Emirates Stadium. First placed Chelsea leads second-place Arsenal by 10 points with six league matches remaining.

Chelsea wrapped up the title over the last several weeks with four straight victories, including a 1-0 decision over Manchester United last weekend.

Arsenal has won eight straight Premier League matches and defeated Reading 2-1 Saturday to advance to the FA Cup final for a second straight year.

Arsenal lead the all-time series 66-55 with 48 draws, but Chelsea is unbeaten in the last seven (five wins, two draws).

Here’s what you need to know about the match:


The Basics

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Who:

Arsenal vs. Chelsea

What:

English Premier League Game Week 34

When:

Sunday, April 26

Where:

Emirates Stadium in London, England

Time:

11 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Channel:

NBCSN/Sky Sports 1(UK) (International viewers, click here for your local provider)

Odds:

Arsenal +140, Chelsea +200, Draw +230

(via NBC Sports)

Scouting Arsenal

Premier League Record: 20-6-6, 2nd (66 points)
Coach: Arsene Wenger 19th season
Goals Per Game: 1.96
Clean Sheets: 10
Leading Goal Scorer: Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez, 14
Assist Leader: Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez, 8
Card Leader: Calum Chambers, 7 yellow cards, 1 red card

Scouting Chelsea

Record: 23-2-7, 1st (76 points)
Coach: Jose Mourinho, 2nd season
Goals Per Game: 2.03
Clean Sheets: 15
Leading Goal Scorer: Diego Costa, 19
Assist Leader: Cesc Fabregas, 16
Card Leader: Nemanja Matic, 9 yellow cards, 1 red card

Prediction:

While both teams are white hot, Chelsea has owned this fixture recently and have the title in sight. Chances will be few and far between for Arsenal’s top threats. 1-0 Chelsea


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