The FA Cup Final betting tips and prediction indicate that it will be a close match. Arsenal are set to face Chelsea on the Wembley Stadium on August 1. The two teams have previously contested against each other in four finals. Two of those finals were in the FA Cup in which Arsenal has won on both occasions. Will history repeat itself? We are about to find out.
FA Cup Final Betting Tips: Chelsea’s Impressive Run to the Final
Chelsea have secured their place at the FA Cup after a remarkable victory against Manchester United. Chelsea’s path to the final was probably tougher than that of Arsenal. On their way to Wembley, The Blues knocked out Nottingham Forest, Hull City, Leicester City, Manchester United, and Premier League champions Liverpool.
As their new head coach, Frank Lampard met this season’s expectation. The goal for Chelsea was to finish in the top four in the league in which they were able to do so. Also, being in the FA Cup and knocking the likes of Liverpool and Man United is somewhat of an impressive achievement. Commenting on their current situation, Lampard said: “We are aiming to win the trophy for the ninth time in our history, having most recently done so in 2018”. In addition to the eight FA Cup titles, Chelsea has won a total of 31 trophies including six Premier Leagues and one Champions League. Online sportsbook sites in the UK expect Chelsea to add to their titles with a ninth FA Cup trophy. On Bwin, the FA Cup final betting odds for The Blues to win are 1.60.
Arsenal Want to End the Season on Positive Note
Looking at their overall head to head record, Arsenal have a slight advantage over the Blues. The teams have met a total of 200 times in their history. Arsenal has won 76 games, while Chelsea won 65, and the remaining 59 games were drawn. In addition to the head to head advantage, Arsenal have had more success at winning major titles. In their cabinet, The Gunners have 45 trophies including 13 league titles, 13 Fa Cup, and 15 FA Community Shields. The FA Cup betting tips and predictions for the semi-final indicated that Manchester City will go through Arsenal. However, against all the odds, Arsenal produced a beautiful performance and knocked out The Citizens with a 2-0 victory. Therefore, it is highly likely that Mikel Arteta’s men will meet expectations in their game against Chelsea. Betting odds for them to win the FA Cup final on Bwin are 2.25.