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West Ham vs Man City: Pre-match analysis and betting tips

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Ace Football previews the Premier League game between West Ham and Man City who meet up on Sunday. The match preview includes the current team and H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

Struggling West Ham are most likely in for a tough assignment when going up against Man City on Sunday at London Stadium. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here.

Position in the Premier League table: West Ham vs Man City

Looking at the Premier League standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 34 points. West Ham cannot squeeze past Man City in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Man City, number one on 89 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Sunday.

Latest form and previous Premier League encounters between West Ham and Man City

West Ham to pick up the pieces

West Ham suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Arsenal in a 2-1 defeat. Eintracht also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-0, before David Moyes’ side were able to strike back last time out in a 4-0 win against Norwich.

Man City mean business

Man City look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Real Madrid, they were left empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Newcastle in a 5-0 win. They followed that up with a 1-5 win against Wolves in their most recent outing.

Fixture history: West Ham vs Man City

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Man City came away as 2-1 winners. It was a match played at Etihad Stadium back in November 2021 in the Premier League. This time around, betting on Man City will get you odds 1.40, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 71% chance of beating the Hammers. You can get a price of 7.50, should you wish to add West Ham to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last time West Ham and Man City met:

Betting stats and facts for West Ham and Man City

Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between West Ham and Man City. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.

  • West Ham have scored in 27 of the last 28 home matches
  • In the last 5 home matches in a row West Ham played, both teams scored
  • West Ham have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 18 of the last 20 away matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
  • Manchester City have won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • West Ham have conceded in the last 18 matches in a row versus Manchester City
  • West Ham have lost 10 of the last 11 matches versus Manchester City
  • West Ham have not won 12 of the last 14 home matches versus Manchester City
  • In 7 of the last 8 West Ham home matches versus Manchester City the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players to watch in West Ham vs Man City

It is difficult to look past Michail Antonio, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run as he hit the target 2 times in his last 6 games for West Ham. Kevin De Bruyne has managed to score 5 times in the last half dozen matches for Man City. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.

Best betting tips: West Ham vs Man City

To sum up, the upcoming Premier League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.