Olympiakos v Arsenal latest odds, news and free bets

Check out all the very latest live football scores for this and every other Champions League football match at www.footballscores.com Whilst the other English sides have faltered in Europe and face tense final matches Arsenal have already secured their spot as group-winners. The Gunners will have little, if anything, to play for, but the Greeks will know that if they can win…

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Whilst the other English sides have faltered in Europe and face tense final matches Arsenal have already secured their spot as group-winners.

The Gunners will have little, if anything, to play for, but the Greeks will know that if they can win they could pip Marseilles to the runners-up spot if the French club stumbles in Dortmund. Given that Arsenal will be expected to field a weakened side, Olympiakos are rightful favourites at 10/11 (bet365 – £200 free betting).

Arsene Wenger’s side will certainly rest Robin van Persie and without his goals and threat it is easy to see the home side keeping a clean sheet. However, Arsenal’s youngsters will be able to play without pressure and without fear and perhaps can cause an upset. They can be backed at 15/4 (Stan James – £150 free bets) but the home side’s greater need should prevent an away win. The draw is a more realistic proposition and is 13/5 with a number of firms.

Olympiakos put themselves back in the mix by beating Marseilles on matchday 5 and will be confident of sealing qualification in front of their fanatical fans. They are unbeaten in the league at home and Pantelic looks a good bet to score first at 6/1 (William Hill).

For Arsenal, much will depend on who Wenger chooses to rest but Gervinho could use his pace on the break and is 11/1 (Victor Chandler) to score first. If the scores are level in the closing stages and Olympiakos start to commit men forward then he, or perhaps Walcott at 16/1 (William Hill) will be very dangerous on the counter.

This promises to be an intriguing match and another chance for Wenger to blood his young stand-ins. The action at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium will, however, be academic should Marseille triumph in Germany.

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