The 9th Premier League round features another London derby. West Ham host Tottenham in a match which may be decisive for both teams’ season. While Tottenham try to secure the top 4 spot, West Ham have had a disappointing campaign so far.
An eventual win for any of the teams may change the route of their season and, as this is a derby, anything can happen.
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. News
West Ham could not continue their winning streak in the last round and lost to Brighton as guests. On the other hand, Tottenham managed to grab the points versus Cardiff after a disappointing 2-4 loss to Barcelona 3 days earlier.
Both teams have issues with injuries and suspensions but managers will do their best to find the right fits for the missing players.
Andry Caroll, Carlos Sanchez, Jack Wilshere, Javier Hernandez, Manuel Lanzini, and Winston Reid will miss the clash for the Hammers.
The Spurs will have to do without their most creative players – Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen. Mousa Dembele, Jan Vertonghen, Serge Aurier, Vincent Janssen, and Michel Vorm will all miss the tie.
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. United Head to Head
West Ham failed to keep a clean sheet against Tottenham in 3 successive games.
West Ham scored at least one goal against Tottenham in 8 successive games.
8 of Tottenham’s last 10 matches ended with more than 2.5 goals scored.
6 of Tottenham’s last 8 matches ended with both teams scoring.
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Betting Tips
West Ham won 3 of their last 5 matches by a difference of 2 or more goals.
West Ham won just 2 of their 5 Premier League home games this season.
Tottenham lost just 4 of their last 28 Premier League matches.
Tottenham scored fewer than 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 visits versus West Ham in the Premier League.
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Prediction
Tottenham come as the clear favourite not only because of the team’s ambitions but also because of West Ham’s average performance so far this season. A win for Tottenham is surely a reasonable bet (1.85 @ bet365). However, there are some more interesting options like away win and over 2.5 goals in the match or away win and both teams to score.
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. away win (1.85 @ bet365)
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. away win and over 2.5 goals scored in total (2.60 @ bet365)
West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. away win and both teams to score (3.60 @ bet365)