Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Lincoln City and West Ham and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The third-round EFL Cup clash at LNER Stadium this coming Wednesday sees home team Lincoln City battling it out for the win against West Ham.
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Lincoln City Form
Two draws were the best Lincoln City could manage in the previous three matches. They drew 1-1 with Bristol Rovers, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw against Carlisle. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Portsmouth. Lincoln City only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent EFL Cup matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored 12 and conceded 15 goals.
West Ham Form
West Ham’s current form has been somewhat erratic. They suffered a 1-3 loss to Manchester City, followed by a 3-1 win against TSC Backa Topola. However, they faced another setback in a 3-1 defeat against Liverpool. In their last six EFL Cup away matches, West Ham secured victory in half of them, with no draws and three losses. They netted eight goals while conceding 11, indicating their inconsistency in defense.
Lincoln City vs West Ham Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Lincoln City and West Ham. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 15 of the last 17 Lincoln City home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Lincoln City have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- Lincoln City have not lost the last 7 matches in a row
- In 8 of the last 10 Lincoln City matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Lincoln City have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
- In 12 of the last 13 matches West Ham played, both teams scored
- In 10 of the last 11 away matches West Ham played, both teams scored
- In 12 of the last 13 West Ham matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- West Ham have conceded in the last 13 matches in a row
- In 10 of the last 11 West Ham away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Lincoln City vs West Ham – Players in Form
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Lincoln City vs West Ham Betting Tips
Lincoln City claimed a modest five wins from their previous 10 home matches. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing three. West Ham won five of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost three of the games in this run.
Both teams to score
Lincoln City scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. West Ham scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last four away games West Ham played. Lincoln City will be optimistic of getting on the scoresheet this Wednesday, as West Ham have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in their last 10 games. The former fought their way to five clean sheets in their last 10 games.
Lincoln City witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches in which they averaged 1.4 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals were scored in nine of the ten most recent games for West Ham. They performed an average of 1.7 goals in these.
Match predictions: Lincoln City vs West Ham
To sum up, the upcoming match between Lincoln City and West Ham seems to be a good betting opportunity.