Our thinking is that Manchester City will probably be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target. Conversely, West Ham will be up against it to get shooting opportunities although we do think it’s probable that they will be being dangerous at times, too. Therefore, we are anticipating a decent 3-1 margin for Manchester City come full-time. Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Manchester City v West Ham can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
A look at their previous results shows us that West Ham United:
- haven't won against Manchester City when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Nickname: The Citizens
Stadium: Etihad Stadium (55,017)
Captain: David Silva
Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak
Manager: Pep Guardiola
Competitions: Premier League position 2, FA Cup (Fifth Round), League Cup (Final), FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Champions League (Last 16)
Looking at the pre-match facts, Manchester City:
- haven't lost in the league to West Ham United in their previous 8 games. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 home league matches.
Star Man: Gabriel Jesus
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Gabriel Jesus was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Palmeiras in the 2015 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 9 league goals in this Premier League 2019 - 2020 season to date coming from a total of 21 appearances.