Michael Owen predicts Liverpool to beat Arsenal

Michael Owen

Former Liverpool striker tips the Reds to beat Arsenal.

In the big Premier League clash of the day, Liverpool host Arsenal looking to keep in front in the top four race.

Luis Suarez even talked about closing the gap on the Gunners this week, indicating he felt the Reds were still in the title race.

One of Arsenal's most outspoken detractors, who tipped Liverpool to finish above them in the table this year, is perhaps unsurprisingly tipping the home side for victory.

Former England striker at BT Sport pundit Michael Owen predicted Arsenal to finish fifth this season, and Liverpool in fourth.

As the Premier League table stands, with Arsenal in first, he's half right on that front.

Owen has copped plenty of flak for not just making the prediction, but refusing to budge from it and admit Arsenal's  title chances.

Perhaps he feels this is the moment it all begins to go wrong.

On the predictor application on the SportLobster website, of which Owen is an investor, he has predicted Liverpool to defeat the Gunners.

He's not alone. 48 per cent of those to call the game have opted for a Liverpool win, 33 per cent for Arsenal, and 11 per cent for a draw.

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