Watching the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United all turn their attention back to EFL Cup duties on Wednesday night, we certainly have a stacked schedule on our hands.
With a string of intriguing all-Premier League affairs in midweek, we have found a couple of EFL Cup betting markets that are worth keeping an eye out for.
19:30 West Ham vs Arsenal
Putting in a routine performance at the Emirates over the weekend as they breezed their way to a 5-0 romp against Sheffield United, Arsenal will be confident of booking their EFL Cup quarter-final ticket here. Flying out of the traps since opening up the 2023/24 campaign, it is no secret that Mikel Arteta’s budding squad have their sights set on mounting another Premier League title charge this time around.
Only continuing to gain a string of plaudits and one of just two Premier League outfits that are yet to suffer a single defeat from their first 10 top-flight showdowns, the Gunners have also gained a reputation for their clinical performances in the final third.
Sat in pole position to punch their Champions League knockout stage spot this year, the one-time Manchester City coach should also be excited by a stellar record against Wednesday’s hosts.
In fact, along with being unbeaten in each of their last eight meetings against the Hammers, Arsenal have also lost just a single trip to east London over the past decade.
On the flip side, while West Ham might have come flying out of the traps when opening up the 2023/24 campaign, David Moyes’ side have come crashing back down to earth in some style.
Last seen over the weekend putting in another worrying performance as they suffered a toothless 1-0 loss at the hands of Everton, the midweek hosts have lost each of their previous three showdowns across all competitions.
Marking their return from October’s international break with a 4-1 drumming against Aston Villa, the former Manchester United boss does find some mounting pressure…
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Author : Tom Dunstan
Publish date : 2023-10-30 11:15:23
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