chelsea1718Week 16 of English Premier League football gets underway with Saturday’s London derby between West Ham and Chelsea

 

 

West Ham Stats:

A late goal saw West Ham go down 2-1 away to league leaders Manchester City last weekend and they come into the weekend in second bottom position with just 10 points, 3 shy of safety

David Moyes has overseen 4 games since taking charge and he started with a 2-0 loss at Watford, a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester and 4-0 defeat at Everton before the improved display in the defeat at City.

West Ham have played 6 home fixtures, winning 2 drawing 1 and losing 3 and when hosting top sides they have lost to Liverpool (4-1) and Spurs (3-2) whilst Brighton (3-0) also won here

West Ham have been awarded a total of 33 corners in their 6 home games but they only managed 2 against Liverpool and 4 against Spurs

Overall 9 of 15 games have gone over 2.5 goals including 3 of 6 home fixtures

Both sides have found the net in 7 of 15 games including 3 of 6 home fixtures

Chelsea Stats:

Chelsea were 3-1 winners at home to Newcastle at the weekend and they remain in third spot, 3 points behind Manchester United and 11 shy of Manchester City

Chelsea have won 6 and drawn 1 of their last 7 league outings and their away record comprises of 5 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat (2-1 at Crystal Palace)

Chelsea have been awarded a total of 37 corners in 7 road trips

Overall 8 of 15 league games have gone over 2.5 goals including 5 of 7 away from home

Both sides have found the net in 7 of 15 league games including 4 of 7 away from home

2016 /17 Head to Head (Premier League Only)

West Ham 1-2 Chelsea

Chelsea 2-1 West Ham

Referee: Anthony Taylor

Matches 13, yellows 52, reds 0

The Betting

Match Result:

West Ham 6/1

Draw 34/10

Chelsea 5/10

Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change

Verdict:

There were encouraging signs for West Ham in defeat at the league leaders last weekend but home soil has not really been too much of a benefit since the move from Upton Park and Chelsea away games have generally been high scoring affairs. I’ll go with over 2,5 goals.

Bet: Over 2,5 goals at 8/10

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*Note, every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the stats but errors may occur from time to time.

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