FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 10 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Everton fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Everton at Highbury on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 60 wins out of 90 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was earlier this season, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 09 NovArsenal3-1EvertonLC
2004/2005Sun 15 AugEverton1 - 4ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanEverton1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sat 16 AugArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sun 23 MarArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 19 OctEverton2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MayArsenal4 - 3EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Everton are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 80 points from their 36 games. Everton sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 61 points from their 36 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Everton, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Everton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.