The Bavarians progressed to the Round of 16 stage of the competition after thrashing Atletico Madrid 1-0 in their last group game in December, but still could not finish above the Spanish league outfit and set up another epic meeting with the north Londoners which they have met six times in the last four years. And with the full compliments of their home fans, the hosts are favourites for this encounter with Bet365 at (1.50).
For the Gunners which finished tops of Group A with 14 points ahead of Paris Saint Germain, they come into this meeting with the hopes of revenging their 5-1 defeat to the hosts in November 2015, and the Emirates Stadium outfit have been handed the underdogs tag for this fixture at odds of (7.00) to claim all three points in Germany.
The two sides played a 1-1 draw at the same venue in March 2014, and their chances of ending this fixture in a draw after normal regulation period goes for (4.60).
Both sides began their rivalry in the Uefa elite competition in December 2000, but Carlo Ancelotti’s men have proven to be superior in most of their ten meetings, as they recorded their biggest win (5-1) over the Gunners in the group stage of the 2015/16 season.
And the punters are advised to back these two teams to score in this encounter at a price of (1.75), considering the fact that goals are always recorded whenever they battle for superiority, and the same company offers the game to record more than two goals after 90 minutes at odds of (2.05).
A chance for Bayern to score the first goal in the game is offered at (1.36) with Bet365, and Arsenal are expected to keep a clean sheet at the Alianz Arena at (7.00), a task considered to be tough for the Gunners who are fourth on the English Premier League log after 25 matches.
Robert Lewandowski has scored five goals in six games in the Champions League this season, and he has been offered at a price of (1.53) to score anytime in the game, minding the fact that he has also scored eight goals in the German Bundesliga. And Alexis Sanchez and Alex Iwobi tipped to lift Wenger’s men to victory after the game at (3.25) and (4.75).