Week 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 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
West Ham 6/1
Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change
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.