West Ham host Carabao Cup holders Manchester City in an all-Premier League fixture on Wednesday night at the London Stadium. The Hammers are fourth in the Premier League table and just three points off of third-place Manchester City. A win on Wednesday night at home for the Hammers could increase the momentum the team has under David Moyes.

West Ham vs Manchester City Match Preview

Pep Guardiola takes the Carabao Cup very seriously. Manchester City have won six of the last eight Carabao Cup tournaments. Their run of wins in the tournament has seen them win each of the last four Carabao Cup trophies.

The Cityzens had a rather easy route to the fourth round against West Ham. They defeated Wycombe Wanderers 6-1. Guardiola’s team is coming off of a 4-1 away win against Brighton at the weekend. The Cityzens are on a four-match unbeaten run with each of their last three games finishing in wins in all competitions.

West Ham are on a three-match winning streak in all competitions. The Hammers defeated Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at the weekend at home. West Ham went to Old Trafford and defeated Manchester United 1-0 in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Can they knockout the current cup holders?

West Ham vs Manchester City Betting Odds

 

 

Wednesday night’s game at the London Stadium will be the first of the season between West Ham and Manchester City. These teams will meet again at the end of November in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium. West Ham have not defeated Manchester City since the 2015-16 Premier League season. Since then, Manchester City have gone 14-games without a loss against the Hammers.

 

Manchester City posted a record of 12W-2D-0L over the course of the teams’ last 14 matches in all competitions. Last season, Moyes’ team did claim a 1-1 home draw against Manchester City. It was the Hammers’ first positive result in 12 matches versus the Cityzens.

Leading bookies’ best betting odds on West Ham to win at full-time are at 6/1. The Hammers have posted a home record of 4W-1D-2L in all competitions this season. They have scored 14 times and conceded seven goals at home this term.

Manchester City have lost twice on the road this term. The Cityzens have an away record of 4W-1D-2L away from the Etihad. They have outscored opponents 13-7 on the road. Bookies’ best betting odds on a Manchester City win are at ½. The teams drew last season at the London Stadium and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 7/2.

West Ham vs Manchester City Team News

Moyes has two players in the West Ham treatment room ahead of Wednesday’s game. Vladimir Coufal is a major doubt due to a groin strain. Alex Kral is ruled out of the fixture following a positive COVID-19 test result. Moyes is likely to play a strong squad for the game as West ham could reach the quarterfinals at the expensive of the Carabao Cup holders.

Michail Antonio leads West Ham in goals with seven in 10 matches in all competitions. Antonio scored the winner against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in 72nd minute to give the Hammers the win.

Guardiola is without three players for sure going into the game. Ferran Torres is ruled out due to an ankle/foot injury. Liam Delap is ruled out of the game due to an ankle issue of his own. Benjamin Mendy remains suspended from the team due to an investigation. Raheem Sterling is a doubt and could be held out of the game due to a lower back injury.

Phil Foden scored twice at the weekend against Brighton in the Premier League. Guardiola will likely start the forward against West Ham as Manchester City fight for a fifth straight Carabao Cup trophy.

West Ham vs Manchester City H2H

Wednesday night’s game at the London Stadium will be the first of the season between West Ham and Manchester City. These teams will meet again at the end of November in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium.

West Ham have not defeated Manchester City since the 2015-16 Premier League season. Since then, Manchester City have gone 14-games without a loss against the Hammers.

Twelve of the last 15 matches in all competitions finished with over 2.5 goals scored. Last season’s matches between West Ham and Manchester city finished with both teams scoring goals.

West Ham vs Manchester City Prediction

Both teams to score: YES @ 4/5 - BET NOW

 

 

Last season’s games between West Ham and Manchester City finished with both teams scoring goals. The game at the London Stadium saw West Ham and Manchester City finish 1-1. The game at the Etihad Stadium finished 2-1. Expect a close game between these sides on Wednesday night. Man City’s last two games in all competitions finished with both teams scoring. Our betting tips prediction is for both teams to score goals.

 

Over 2.5 goals @ 13/20 - BET NOW

 

 

Twelve of the last 15 games between these teams finished with over 2.5 goals scored. Our betting tips prediction is for West Ham and Man City to combine for more than 2.5 goals on Wednesday night. Manchester City outscored their last two opponents 9-2 while West Ham have had seven of their 14 games in all competitions finish with over 2.5 goals scored.

 

Goal after 75:59 @ 5/6 - BET NOW

While West Ham and Manchester City’s games last season in the league finished with no goal after 75:59, our betting tips prediction is for there to be a late goal on Wednesday. This is a cup match with two teams fighting to get their hands on silverware. Guardiola sees the Carabao Cup as a must-win competition each season.

They have won four straight Carabao Cup trophies. West Ham and Moyes are desperate to claim a trophy to continue the upward trajectory the club is on. A late goal could decide this game as Manchester City qualify for the quarterfinals of the tournament. West Ham will give them a strong game at home, but should ultimately fall to a defeat.