Brentford vs Arsenal: Carabao Cup prediction, kick-off time, team news, TV, live stream, odds today

Brentford vs Arsenal: Carabao Cup prediction, kick-off time, team news, TV, live stream, odds today

Arsenal head to Brighton in the Carabao Cup looking to avoid back-to-back third-round exits.

The Gunners were confidently knocked out by Brighton at this stage last season and face a tricky trip to the west of London fearing the same fate.

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Brentford, though, are licking their wounds after a rare home defeat last time out against Everton but Thomas Frank will have his players charged up for a huge cup derby under the lights.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Brentford vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 7.45pm BST kick-off tonight on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.

The match will take place at the Gtech Community Stadium.

Gtech Community Stadium (PA)
Gtech Community Stadium (PA)

Where to watch Brentford vs Arsenal

TV channel and live stream: In the UK, the game will not be televised live.

Live blog: However, you can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog, with expert analysis from Simon Collings at the ground.

Brentford vs Arsenal team news

Brentford XI: Flekken, Roerslev, Collins, Zanka, Pinnock, Hickey, Onyeka, Norgaard, Janelt, Mbeumo, Wissa

Subs: Strakosha, Balcombe, Jensen, Ghoddos, Ajer, Lewis-Potter, Yarmoliuk, Olakigbe, Brierley

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Kiwior; Jorginho, Havertz, Smith Rowe; Nelson, Sagoe Jr, Nketiah

Subs: Hein, Cedric, Sweet, Walters, Zinchenko, Elneny, Odegaard, Cozier-Duberry, Jesus

Brentford vs Arsenal prediction

This should be a really intriguing derby, against a team able to exploit possible weaknesses in Arsenal’s midfield.

But, as stated above, I expect both teams to make changes and the Gunners have the greater strength in depth.

Arsenal to win, 3-1 in normal time.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Arsenal have lost just one of the last eight meetings between the two teams, a run dating back to the 1930s.

Brentford wins: 6

Draws: 5

Arsenal wins: 6

Brentford vs Arsenal match odds

Brentford: 11/5

Arsenal: 11/10

Gabriel Jesus to score: 11/10

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).