West Ham United and Chelsea FC face each other in the London derby of the 6th Premier League round. Chelsea lead the table along with Liverpool with 5/5 wins while West Ham managed to earn just 3 points in 5 games.
West Ham United vs. Chelsea FC Odds
Nothing else than victory is expected from Chelsea. They lead the table with equal points to Liverpool and every mistake may cost them the leadership. On the other hand, West Ham started with 5 straight defeats and managed to beat the under-performing Everton in the last round.
Chelsea win – 1.45
West Ham United vs. Chelsea FC Head to Head
The last three matches between the two clubs were 2-1 for Chelsea, 1-0 for West Ham, and a 1-1 draw in April. However, the draw came in a moment when West Ham were extra motivated to stay in the Premier League (managed to stay with 42 points).
West Ham managed to win just 1 out of their last 6 home PL games.
Chelsea is on a 6 win streak in all competitions.
6 of the last 7 Chelsea matches ended with both teams scoring.
West Ham United vs. Chelsea FC News
Both teams come in the tie with almost full squad. However, some key players for both teams will miss the tie.
Cesc Fàbregas will be the big name missing the game for Chelsea. However, after the arrival of Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic, this gap is unlikely to be noticed.
Andy Carroll, Arthur Masuaku, Winston Reid, and Manuel Lanzini are the players who will miss the tie for West Ham.
West Ham United vs. Chelsea FC Predictions
Chelsea is expected to win but the odds for that are not so viable as they are guests.
5 out of the last 7 games between these two ended with more than 2.5 goals scored and both teams scored in 6 of the last 7.
West Ham scored in each of the last 7 clashes with Chelsea. This, in combination with Chelsea’s ambitions, makes both teams to score a very reasonable bet. Both teams to score and Chelsea win is an option for punters who are willing to risk more.
West Ham vs. Chelsea both teams to score – 1.70
West Ham vs. Chelsea both teams to score and over 2.5 goals – 1.95
Chelsea win and both teams to score – 2.87