In this round, there will be many very interesting duels, and for sure one of them is the match West Ham vs Arsenal. Under some other circumstances, or just a few rounds before, this match could be classified as a true ticket booster, however, considering current form and recent performances, this match could be very unpredictable.
West Ham, after terrible run of four defeats and five matches without victory, finally signed all three points last time out. And not just any three points, they won against very good Chelsea in a match that was almost certain for Chelsea to win.
However they showed an amazing team play and high organization and dedication to each ball which gave this result. Now, prior this match, team is full of self-esteem and is highly motivated to make another surprise, get all three points and get out from the relegation zone.
On the other side, completely opposite, after a very good run, Arsenal entered in a bad run, losing in one and playing draw in other of their last two league matches. They are struggling with form and injuries and in this match also they will be weakened for several key players missing which may affect to their performances and maybe even to the final outcome of the match. They are one point away from sixth placed Tottenham but at the same time one point away from fourth placed Liverpool which puts them in a very bad position. After this round, for them, all options are open. To fall out from the top five or to get to the top four. Statistically, but only statistically, they could even get to the top three with a victory and a very good result. They will not risk too much in this match but for sure will head for the victory.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, Arsenal won in twelve out of fourteen last matches against West Ham in all competitions and also scored at least three goals in nine out of eleven last matches against West Ham.
Statistically they are absolute favorites to win in this match, but as we already mentioned, this time, statistics are not enough and this match could bring us lots of surprises. Don’t forget to read our other match previews and try to earn some cash placing the right bets with the help of our betting tips and predictions.
West Ham have several missing players for this game. Sam Byram, José Fonte and James Collins are injured and they will not play on this match. Cheikhou Kouyaté is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Arsenal also do not have many missing players for this game. Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey are injured and they will not play here. Shkodran Mustafi and Theo Walcott are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
West Ham: Adrian; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Reid; Masuaku, Obiang, Noble, Zabaleta; Lanzini, Arnautovic; Antonio
Arsenal: Cech; Koscielny, Holding, Monreal; Bellerin, Wilshere, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud
West Ham vs Arsenal Prediction
Another one perfect betting opportunity on Wednesday night and London’s clash West Ham vs Arsenal. Both teams are highly motivated for the match and we will enjoy in interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances. West Ham are in full of confidence after shock 1-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday and all players are highly motivated for another one big success.
They have collected just 13 points this season and they will play offensive from the first minute. On the other side The Gunners like to play offensive football and their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more. Arsenal have won 12 of their last 14 matches against West Ham in all competitions. Also Gunners have scored at least 3 goals in 9 of their last 11 matches against West Ham in all competitions.
It will be one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match West Ham vs Arsenal Prediction: Both teams to score. Arsenal are absolute favorites to win all three points here and we believe in them. So our second betting pick for the match is Arsenal to win. Maybe correct score will be 1-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.