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Premier League – West Ham vs Norwich: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between West Ham and Norwich and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

West Ham will look for the perfect opportunity to enter the top four of the Premier League tonight as they host Norwich City. The Canaries have been the side constantly witnessing the bottom position this campaign and might be in for a hammering this evening.

The Hammers have been impressive in their past games and hope to secure a comfortable win in this affair. David Moyes’ team stand fifth in the table just one point behind Arsenal to hold the Champions League spot for next season.

Season facts for West Ham and Norwich.

Facts are calculated for Premier League

  • West Ham conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in West Ham’s last 4 of 6 matches;
  • West Ham scored the last 10 matches in a row at home;
  • West Ham scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.
  • Norwich has lost the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Norwich did not win the last 7 matches in a row;
  • Norwich did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Norwich has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches.

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Current form — West Ham v. Norwich

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

The Irons looking for more

Goals have come easily for the past couple of weeks for the Hammers with performances showing signs of stability. West Ham have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-4 win against Watford. They went on to beat Crystal Palace by 2-3, before also getting the better of Leeds in a 2-0 victory.

The Canaries hit troubled waters once again

Things look pretty gloomy for Norwich who enter the match on the back of four defeats and a win in their last five games. Their recent three fixtures began with two losses to Arsenal and Crystal Palace by 5-0 and 3-0 respectively. They found some positiveness as they managed to beat Charlton by 1-0 In the FA Cup Round 3 fixture.

Judging by the strong performances mentioned above, The Irons seem in with a good chance of another win against Norwich. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 1.36, while a win for the visitors gets you odds 9.50. Depending on your betting strategy, one could always consider a well-paid accumulator.

West Ham v. Norwich — fixture history

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

West Ham have the edge

The last match between The Irons vs Norwich was a Premier League match back in 11 julio 2020 and saw The Irons claim a 4-0 victory. In the last 8 meetings of these teams, an advantage was formed on the side of West Ham, and these matches were also remembered for a large number of goals. In total, they have played 8 matches in past seasons with The Irons enjoying a slight advantage having won 4 matches in the Premier League. Norwich grabbed all 3 points in 1 match while 3 matches ended all square.

Full Time Betting

Bookmakers offer prices on this upcoming match, whether you like to bet accumulators or singles. Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, West Ham have a 74% chance of beating Norwich. That equals odds at 1.36 on the home side to win, while the draw is 4.75. One could also add the away win at 9.50 to a nice accumulator. West Ham were able to win 5 of their previous 10 home league games, while also managing 2 draws. They were 3 times in this series of matches. Norwich won 1 of their last 10 league games away and drew 2 matches. They also suffered 7 defeats in this run.

Goals are usually flowing for West Ham on home soil these days, and at both ends of the pitch. Both teams found the back of the net in 8 of their last 10 matches here. In contrast, both teams to score happened 2 times for Norwich in their last 10 league games away from home.

BTTS

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 51%. This equals odds of 1.95 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.80. Over / Under – stats message

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Over/Under Betting

The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.66. A price that equals a 60% chance of this match seeing a minimum of 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 2.20 for under 2.5 goals. West Ham’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3.6 goals per match. 6 of West Ham’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Norwich’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.1 goals per game. 5 of Norwich’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

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