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Premier League Sunday preview: Arsenal can take another step towards the title

Arsenal will be aiming to maintain the gap at the top of the Premier League when they head across London to face West Ham at 14:00 on Sunday.

The Gunners were pegged back last weekend at Liverpool, eventually drawing 2-2 to end their seven-match winning run in the league.

Arsenal face a West Ham side looking to seal survival but with a terrible record against their London rivals.

The 16:30 match sees another relegation-threatened team, Nottingham Forest, host an injury-threatened Manchester United side who may feel they have a point to prove after a disappointing result in midweek.

Gunners look to continue title push

WhatWest Ham v Arsenal
WhereThe London Stadium, London
When14:00, Sunday 16th April
How to watchSky Sports Main Event and Premier League
OddsWest Ham 11/2, Draw 16/5, Arsenal 8/15

Arsenal begin the weekend six points clear of Manchester City but the Gunners still have to visit the Etihad and the Citizens have both a game in hand and a superior goal difference, so Mikel Arteta's men may not be allowed any slip-ups.

History suggests Sunday's trip to West Ham could be coming at the perfect time, with the Hammers having won just two of the pair's last 31 meetings in all competitions and only beaten the Gunners three times at home in the Premier League era.

David Moyes' men have shown signs of improvement in recent weeks, winning two of their last three in the league and drawing 1-1 against Gent on Thursday in the Europa Conference League.

They have also scored in their last seven in all competitions. With the Gunners conceding in six of their last seven outings in all competitions and with BTTS landing in four of the last five meetings, another case of that occurring is 10/11.

William Saliba's continued absence only boosts that school of thought but they should have too much then the away win and both teams to score is 12/5.

Goals for the Gabriels?

Gabriel Jesus' return has only boosted Arsenal and, after netting at Anfield, he is 13/10 to score at the London Stadium.

His fellow Brazilian and namesake Martinelli was also on the scoresheet and has scored in his team's last four on the road in the league.

Martinelli also netted in the reverse game and is 2/1 to net at any time.

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Depleted United should have too much

WhatNottingham Forest v Manchester United
WhereThe City Ground, Nottingham
When16:30, Sunday 16th April
How to watchSky Sports Main Event and Premier League
OddsNottm Forest 4/1, Draw 14/5, Man Utd 7/10

Rumours continue to swirl that Steve Cooper's time in charge of Nottingham Forest could be coming to an end, with his side having slipped into the bottom three after a run of nine games without a win, losing eight of them.

The Tricky Trees are 2/5 to be relegated and face a tough run of fixtures, with Sunday's match against Manchester United followed by games against top-half teams in Liverpool, Brighton and Brentford.

They are also still to take on Chelsea and Arsenal and Cooper needs to find some inspiration to ensure his side's stay in the top-flight lasts longer than a single season.

Will it come on Sunday against United? Well, five of Forest's six league wins this season have been on the banks of the Trent, and they are 4/1 in the Full Time Result betting.

That is in stark contrast to United's 7/10, and it was the Red Devils that triumphed 3-0 in the reverse fixture. Erik ten Hag's side then completed a 5-0 aggregate win in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup.

The visitors, 1/8 for a Top 4 Finish, have won their last two league games to nil. However, they arrive here on the back of squandering a 2-0 lead in Thursday's 2-2 Europa League draw at home to Sevilla and will be without Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez.

That makes them vulnerable and the away win and both to score is 8/5, while Over 3.5 goals is 2/1.

Martial might be the man to follow

With Marcus Rashford still out with a groin injury, Anthony Martial's return has proved timely and he has been a thorn in Forest's side. The Frenchman has netted in two of this season's three meetings and is 8/5 in the Anytime market.

Strangely, so has Fred and that could prompt Ten Hag to hand him a start. The Brazilian is 8/1 in the Anytime market.

Forest are without 11 first-team players but that significant number of absentees could focus Cooper's mind when it comes to selection and, after a season of chopping and changing, might allow him to settle on a team.

The return of Taiwo Awoniyi could be crucial, with the Nigerian back from injury and due a start after appearing off the bench in the last three games and could form a decent front three alongside Brennan Johnson and Morgan Gibbs-White.

Awoniyi has scored four times in the league, with three of those coming at home and he is 10/3 to add to his tally at Anytime.

Another thing to look for could be the card markets. Forest's tally of 70 for the season is the most in the league and over 3.5 cards is 5/6 in the Number of Cards market.

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