Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between West Ham and Liverpool and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Two top-four chasing sides meet as West Ham United welcome Liverpool to the London Stadium on Sunday.
After a sixth-place finish last season, West Ham hope to go at least two spots better this term. So far, it’s looking good. The Hammers are up in fourth in the Premier League table on 20 points from 10 matches. They sit two points behind their third-placed foes, Liverpool.
But as Chelsea dropped points on Saturday, it’s Liverpool who have the most to gain. The Reds can close to within a single point of the league leaders by winning in London. And with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in such fine form, an away win cannot be ruled out.
Stats and facts for West Ham and Liverpool in Premier League.
- West Ham has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- West Ham has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- West Ham scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in West Ham’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 20 matches in a row;
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 12 matches in a row when playing away;
- Liverpool has won in the last 7 of 8 matches when playing away;
- Liverpool scored in the last 21 of 23 matches.
Current form — West Ham v. Liverpool
The Irons continue to collect points
West Ham will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. David Moyes’ side go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-0 draw against Manchester City. They went on to beat Aston Villa 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Genk in a 2-2 draw.
The Reds continue to sparkle
Liverpool keep brushing aside all resistance claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. Jurgen Klopp’s side look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Preston by 0-2 before drawing 2-2 with Brighton. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Atletico Madrid by a 2-0 scoreline.
Judging by the odds offered by the bookies, Liverpool are favorites to win. A Reds win boasts odds of 1.76 at the time of writing. A draw is priced at 4.25, while a home win for West Ham returns odds of 4.60.
West Ham v. Liverpool — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Liverpool came away as 3-1 winners in the Premier League, back in January 2021.
West Ham enter the match against Liverpool with a 0-2-8 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for the Hammers, with the Reds victorious in 80% of the last 10 encounters.
The last 10 matches between West Ham and Liverpool have been highly entertaining when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 7 times in those 10 matches.
Current table in the Premier League
Jarrod Bowen has been the most consistent scorer for the home team recently. Surely, the Hammers will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Liverpool will be looking to Mohamed Salah in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 7 goals in his last 6 games.