Arsenal and Brentford can serve up a capital cracker
Hornets may have a sting in the tale for Tottenham
EFL Cup third round
Unai Emery made changes galore in the Europa League last Thursday night when fans were treated to a barrage of goals against Ukrainian side Vorskla.
The Bees make the short hop across the capital full of beans after an excellent start to their season.
Their 3-1 defeat at Derby on Saturday will have dampened spirits a touch, although punters will have clocked yet another exciting match involving Dean Smith’s troops.
What we saw from Arsenal and Brentford at the weekend was plenty of attacking intent and a genuine cutting edge but also some defensive frailties.
Bet365 allow you to build a bet featuring both teams scoring, over 2.5 goals and over 6.5 corners at 11-10. Brentford top the corner count in the Sky Bet Championship, averaging 7.9 per game. Arsenal boast the third-worst record in the top flight for conceding corners at 6.3 per game.
It looks apparent that, courtesy of a summer of transfer inactivity, Spurs are light in reserves. Throw in the fact that the tie is being played in Milton Keynes and there’s virtually nothing to suggest having a bet on Maurico Pochettino's mob at 1-2.
Arsenal v Brentford - both teams to score, over 2.5 goals, over 6.5 corners
1pt 11-10 bet365
Watford or draw double chance
1pt 9-5 Betfair, Paddy Power
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