Wolves are in the thick of the Champions League race. They are three points off third place after winning all three of their matches since the restart. After Chelsea’s loss to West Ham United, top four looks very attainable. It’s just a matter of whether Wolves can beat take care of business against the inferior teams, like Arsenal.
Arsenal aren’t really in contention for the Champions League. They’re six points off of fifth place and that may not be a Champions League place. At this point, they’re just trying to get into the Europa League, so they can have a bit more money to spend this transfer window.
Wolves have no injury concerns, according to PremierInjuries.com. Nuno Espirito Santo has a full squad to pick from.
Arsenal, on the other hand, has multiple injuries to deal with. Pablo Mari, Calum Chambers, Gabriel Martinelli and Bernd Leno are all ruled out, while Mesut Ozil will have a late fitness test, according to PremierInjuries.com.
Wolves: Raul Jimenez
Jimenez is having a dream season, with 15 goals and six assists. He has contributed to 47% of the teams Premier League goals this season and is a big reason why Wolves are as high in the table as they are. He’ll look to continue his hot season and take advantage of Arsenal’s error-prone centerbacks.
Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Aubameyang added two more goals to his tally on Wednesday, getting him to 50 Premier League goals faster than anyone in Arsenal history. It also took him to the top of the Premier League goal charts, tied with Jamie Vardy. He’ll look to grab his second golden boot in England while pushing Arsenal as far as he can.
Wolves should win this match pretty comfortably. They’re clearly the better team, they have more to play for and they are at home.
Prediction: 2-0 Wolves