West Bromwich Albion will be at London Stadium on Tuesday for the Premier League fixture with home side West Ham United.
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West Ham United
West Ham United, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-0 Premier League triumph vs Burnley.
In that game, West Ham United had 45% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for West Ham United was Michail Antonio (9'). Burnley had 10 shots at goal with 2 on target.
A recurring aspect of more recent West Ham United games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior six matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a losing one. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, however.
Coming into this fixture, West Ham United haven't lost in the league to West Bromwich Albion in their previous 3 matches.
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion will go into the encounter following a 2-3 Premier League win with the downing of Wolverhampton Wanderers in their previous match.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion managed 32% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For West Bromwich Albion, the goalscorers were Matheus Pereira (8', 56') and Semi Ajayi (52'). At the other end, Wolverhampton Wanderers got 23 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Fábio Silva (38') and Willy Boly (43') scored for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring West Bromwich Albion, three or more goals have been hit. The average goals scored per game during that spell is 3.83, with the average number of goals for West Bromwich Albion standing at 1.
A look at their previous results shows us that West Bromwich Albion:
- have not won against West Ham United in away games against them for the last 9 matches in the league. A very poor run of away results.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 30/04/2016, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with West Ham United winning 2 of those games, West Bromwich Albion 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 9 of them for The Hammers and 8 being from The Baggies. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
Team News: West Ham United
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the lone fitness concern for the West Ham United manager David Moyes to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy squad. Arthur Masuaku (Knee Surgery) is out of contention.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
Owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from, West Bromwich Albion boss Sam Allardyce has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
We’ve got the feeling that West Ham United are likely to get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
At the same time, West Bromwich Albion may well struggle to get shooting opportunities but we can see them managing to get on the scoresheet here.
Our selection here is for a comfortable 3-1 winning score for West Ham United after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
West Ham United
Stadium: London Stadium (60,000)
Captain: Mark Noble
Chairman: David Sullivan & David Gold
Manager: David Moyes
Competitions: Premier League position 10, FA Cup (Fourth Round)
⭐ Star Man: Tomáš Souček
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Tomáš Souček was born in Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic. After having made a senior debut playing for Slavia Prague in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 17 appearances.