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"That's not bold, you're merely stating what all the oddsmakers think!" I get it, have your say in the comments.
The bottom line is that this will be a very difficult game for Arsenal to win. There is not a single person, excluding a mentally warped Wigan season-ticket-holder, who does not believe that the Gunners are the better side. That much is uncontested.
But Wigan will have all the momentum behind them, and while Arsenal will have no trouble getting themselves up for this game, it will be difficult to get past a side that is so fiercely loyal to a manager that looks to be leaving in the summer.
Plus, there's the whole relegation factor.
It was tough for Arsenal to get past the Latics during their first meeting of the season. Only two Mikel Arteta penalties saw them through that game.
While there should be a bit more excitement this time around, expect a one-goal margin of victory, at best, for an Arsenal side that will send its fans to their cardiologists for yet another week.