The Emirates FA Cup round 5 begins this week with plenty of matches in place. On Monday, Portsmouth will be at home to take on Arsenal at Fratton Park Stadium. Arsenal will be heading for the match after a knockout from the UEFA Europa League cup by Olympiacos last week. On the contrary, "The Gunners" have won all of their previous 5 meetings with Portsmouth going without a clean sheet. The team streaks show the "Pompey" having won all their home matches in the EFL League One One Championship. On the flip side, Arsenal has as well never lost an away match considering their recent five matches; the worst being a Draw(X). There is an 80% probability of more than 1 goal being scored in the match with "The Gunners" being the favorites. Our prediction for the match will be an Away win for Arsenal with/or Over 1.5 goals on the total goals scored.
On Wednesday, the Emirates FA Cup fixtures will see Chelsea play Liverpool, West Bromwich Albion play Newcastle United and Reading take on Sheffield United. After losing to Watford during the weekend, Liverpool will be traveling to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea who nearly lost to Bournemouth on Saturday. Chelsea has a good FA record and are presumed to extend it on their campaign plight to Wembley. Chelsea has been assigned a total odds of 2.25 and their expected chance of winning is 44%, but "The Blues" usually wins 43% matches with these odds.
On the contrary, Liverpool has been given total odds are 2.80 with the expected chance of winning being 36%, but "The Reds" usually wins 84% matches with these odds. In their head to head match statistics, their gameplay has always experienced both side scoring and there is a 4/5 probability of that happening when they meet. Moreso, the last 4 matches they have played, Chelsea has not recorded even a single clean sheet from the EPL league leaders. The most accurate prediction for the match will be Over 1.5 goals scored.
England Championship League leaders West Bromwich Albion will welcome the EPL side, Newcastle United, at their home Stadium, that is, The Hawthorns Stadium. Newcastle United has been given a total odds of 2.80 and the expected chance of winning is 40%, but this team actually wins 60% matches with these odds. West Bromwich Albion on the other hand, their odds are 2.55 and the expected chance of winning is 45%, but this team actually wins 70% matches with these odds. Thus the best prediction for the match will be an Over 1.5 goals or both teams score. In their last 5 meetings, there has been a 5/7 chance for goals being scored Under 2.5. Since both teams are in good form, there is room for a change in terms of the number of goals scored in the match.
In another tie, Sheffield United will be visitors to Reading at Madejski Stadium. Sheffield has defied all odds in the EPL and can count on a happy season for them, which makes them the favorites for the match. Furthermore, Sheffield United has never had a loss to the England Championship side in their recent 4 matches. In head to head statistics, Reading has always gone without a clean sheet with a total of over 2 goals being scored. The safest tip for the match, will be a win or Draw for EPL side Sheffield United. The match can as well see more than 2 goals being scored due to potential available from both teams.
On Thursday, Leicester City will be at home to play Birmingham City, Manchester City travel to Hillsborough Stadium to take on Sheffield Wednesday and Tottenham play Norwich City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Leicester City will not have an easy match facing England Championship side Birmingham City as it is the case for Tottenham against Norwich City.
Manchester City has had a superb weekend after defeating Aston Villa to win the EFL Carabao Cup. With that, they will be seeking to extend their FA Cup-winning campaign as they have no hopes in winning the English Premier League. Meanwhile, "The Cityzens" have been given a total odds are 1.20 the expected chance of winning is 83%, but this team actually wins 84% matches with these odds. This makes them the favorites for the win. The best tips and predictions for Thursday's FA Cup Matches are as follows; a Home Win or Draw for Leicester City, a Straight Win for Manchester City and Both Teams to Score for Tottenham against Norwich City.
The most captivating match will be on Friday when Wayne Rooney welcomes his former club at Pride Park Stadium in Derby, England. Derby County will play Manchester United at Pride Park Stadium with an aim of disappointing the United's Cup-winning Campaign. "The Red Devils" have been given 1.50 odds by bookmakers and their expected chance of winning is 67%, but this team actually wins 72% matches with these odds. From the archives, Derby County beat Manchester United 8-7 in a dramatic penalty shootout to settle a pulsating Carabao Cup tie at Old Trafford and send the Championship club through to the fourth round. The match is predicted to see each team scoring a goal hence our tip. In your favorite bookmaker, place a Win or Draw for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer boys with/or Both teams scoring(BTS).
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