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Premier League – West Ham vs Manchester United: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United take a trip to the London Stadium to face West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

West Ham are unbeaten so far in the Premier League and Europa League. The Hammers are dreaming big this season, with manager David Moyes claiming the aim is to qualify for the Champions League. They’re no pushovers at home either, although Michail Antonio’s suspension is a massive blow.

Manchester United, on the other hand, aim to bounce back from a midweek Champions League defeat to BSC Young Boys. The Red Devils have only really played well in patches this term, but still have plenty of goals in them. They currently sit third in the Premier League on 10 points, two points above the eighth-placed West Ham.

Let’s have a look at the form of both sides and the stats from their previous encounters to come up with a reasonable betting prediction.

Stats and Analysis in the Premier League

Goals have been flowing on both ends of the pitch for West Ham. In their last 10 Premier League fixtures, the Hammers hit the target 1.9 times on average per game, scoring 19 goals along the way. They have kept 2 clean sheets but conceded a mere 10 goals for an average of 1.0 per game.

Seeing both teams score has been a common theme for Manchester United as well. The Red Devils have bagged 20 goals in their last 10 Premier League fixtures for an average of 2.0 goals per game. Like West Ham, they’ve kept 2 clean sheets but conceded 12 goals for an average of 1.2 per game.

Premier League Standings

Stats and facts for West Ham and Manchester United.

Fun stats West Ham

  • West Ham unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
  • West Ham unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • West Ham conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in West Ham’s last 4 of 6 matches.

Fun stats Manchester United

  • Manchester United unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
  • Manchester United unbeaten the last 28 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Manchester United has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • Manchester United scored in the last 14 of 16 matches.

Form West Ham vs Manchester United

Hammers on a roll.

West Ham look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. In their 3 latest outings, David Moyes’ side achieved a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace and went on to a 0-0 draw against Southampton. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League.

The Red Devils in nice flow.

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Manchester United who have performed more or less according to expectations. In their 3 latest outings, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side achieved a 1-0 win against Wolves and went on to a 4-1 win against Newcastle. Their latest game produced a 2-1 defeat against BSC Young Boys in the Champions League.

West Ham v Manchester United – Fixture history

The last match between these two teams was in the Premier League back on 14 March 2021 and saw Manchester United claim a 1-0 victory. Occasionally fans are treated to a high-scoring encounter, but generally, these matches tend to be rather shy on goals with 6 of the previous 10 going under 2.5 goals.

Top goalscorer

Pablo Fornals may carry the scoring burden for the home side as main man Michail Antonio is suspended. Bruno Fernandes heads to London very keen to continue the momentum he has built up in his last 6 games, while Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to score for the third game in a row for Manchester United.

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