Fulham have never won away at Arsenal in any competition, losing 22 of the 27 visits to the Gunners. They have, however, drawn the last two.
Darren Bent has scored eight goals in his last 10 appearances in all competitions against Arsenal, including five in the last four.
Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski have both scored three goals in three Barclays Premier League appearances against Fulham.
There have been four red cards in the last six Premier League meetings between these London rivals, but all of them have come at Craven Cottage.
This match will be Arsenal’s 200th Premier League London derby (W103 D55 L41 F338 A190) and their 100th on home soil (W58 D25 L16 F184 A91). They have averaged more points per game (1.83) from London derbies than any other team, while only Palace (0.90) have averaged fewer per match than Fulham (0.93).
Arsenal have kept seven clean sheets in their last eight games in all competitions at the Emirates Stadium, conceding just one goal in the other match during this run.
Fulham have allowed 133 shots on target this season, more than any other club in the Premier League.
Arsenal can match their best run of the season with a win in this game (five wins in a row).
This would be the 19th time Arsenal have won 5+ Premier League games in a row.
Arsenal have played 39 through balls this season (a joint-high with Liverpool), Fulham have played only eight.