Premier League betting: Arsenal-Wigan, Reading-Man City

May 13, 2013 |
The Premier League season is winding down and there are two crucial fixtures to satisfy bettors Tuesday:

Arsenal (5th, 67) v Wigan (18th, 35) -275 +450 +800
Previous meeting: Wigan 0, Arsenal 1, December 22

* Arsenal is in the hunt for Champions League football and will look to close the season with a pair of wins, starting with Wigan.

* Wigan will be fighting for survival and is desperate for a victory at the Emirates Stadium Tuesday to avoid relegation.

* Arsenal is unbeaten in its last eight Premier League matches at home.

* Wigan defeated Arsenal 2-1 in this fixture last season.

Reading (19th, 28) v Manchester City (2nd, 75) +550 +333 -175

Last meeting: Manchester City 1, Reading 0, December 22

* Reading has already secured a relegation spot and will play in the Championship, the tier below the Premier League next season.

* Manchester City fired manager Roberto Mancini Monday after a title-less campaign.

* Reading has played under 2.5 goals in its past three games at home.

* Manchester City has given up a league-low 31 goals this season.

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