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Europa League – Rapid Wien vs West Ham: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Europa League match between Rapid Wien and West Ham and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Rapid Wien face West Ham tonight in this Group H Europa League fixture with the least points on the table. Qualification hopes for them are pretty much zero at this point as their opponents have been dominant for the entire campaign.

The Hammers will be looking for a straight win against the last-placed team in the table with the hopes of moving closer to the golden ticket for the next round. David Moyes’ team has been racking some incredible performances both in the Premier League as well as on the European stage.

Season facts for Rapid Wien and West Ham.

Facts are calculated for Europa League

  • Rapid Wien conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Rapid Wien’s last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Rapid Wien scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Rapid Wien’s last 2 of 4 matches.
  • West Ham unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • West Ham unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • West Ham scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in West Ham’s last 4 of 6 matches.

Lineup Rapid Wien vs West Ham

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Current form — Rapid Wien v. West Ham

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Rapid Wien can build on the recent win at home

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Rapid Wien having suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Dinamo Zagreb in a 3-1 defeat. Wolfsberger AC also proved too hard to handle, as they won 4-1, before the Green-Whites were able to strike back last time out in a 1-0 win against Altach.

West Ham hope to boost points tally

The Hammers have had a good season until now but had to suffer a close defeat in the latest Premier League visit to Wolves. They lost by 1-0, but had a thumping win against Liverpool by 3-2 before that at the London Stadium. Their last Europa League fixture was a 2-2 draw against Genk away from home.

Rapid Wien v. West Ham — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The Hammers look to grab another win.

The last match between The Irons vs Rapid Wien was a Europa League match back on 30 September 2021 and saw West Ham claim a 2-0 victory. Rapid Wien have been able to win 0% of their last 1 encounter against upcoming The Irons in the Europa League. In other words, they have a 0-0-1 recent record, with the latter winning 100% of the matches.

Full Time Betting

Bookmakers are offering the following odds for this match: Rapid Wien to win pays out at 5.00, the best prize for a draw is 4.33, while an away win for The Hammers returns you odds 1.62. Rapid Wien claimed all three points 5 times in their last 10 home league matches, while also drawing 2 games along the way. They had to endure 3 defeats in this run of games. West Ham won 4 of their last 10 away league games while drawing 2 times. They had to endure 4 defeats in this series of matches.

Rapid Wien have seen 6 of their previous 10 matches at Allianz Stadion offer over 2.5 goals. Of these 10 matches, 2 also went over 3.5 goals. In 6 of the last 10 league games away for West Ham the match had over 2.5 goals. Over 3.5 goals came up 3 times.

BTTS

The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 60%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.67 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.15. The last 10 home league games for Rapid Wien averaged 2.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for West Ham, the average total goals were 3.3 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

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Over/Under Betting

The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 61% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.65 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.20. Rapid Wien’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.6 goals per match. 8 of Rapid Wien’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. West Ham’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.3 goals per game. 4 of West Ham’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer