It is a London Derby on Sunday as West Ham host Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium. The Hammers and Spurs are coming off of midweek European matches. However, the teams had very different results. West Ham claimed a 3-0 home win over Genk in the Europa League. David Moyes’ team is flying high in the competition.

West Ham vs Tottenham Match Preview

Tottenham Hotspur were not as good in the Europa Conference League. Nuno Espirito Santo made several personnel changes as Spurs lost 1-0 to Vitesse. Despite the European setback, Spurs are fifth in the Premier League table. Just three weeks ago, Spurs were written off after their loss to Arsenal in the North London Derby. However, Tottenham Hotspur have rebounded with back-to-back league wins. Spurs are just four points off of first-place Chelsea in a congested top half of the table.

West Ham are seventh in the league standings after eight matchdays. The Hammers have taken 14 points from 24 on offer. Last weekend, West Ham won the David Moyes Derby against Everton 1-0 to continue their excellent form.

West Ham have a strong head-to-head record against Spurs. Last season, the Hammers took four points from six on offer. Can Moyes mastermind another positive result versus Tottenham Hotspur. 

West Ham vs Tottenham Betting Odds

 

 

West Ham took eight points from the last 18 on offer in the league. The team has been a bit hot and cold in recent weeks, but much of that could be down to the club’s exploits in the Europa League. West Ham scored seven goals and conceded seven to opponents over the course of those six games.

 

Bookies’ best betting odds on West Ham winning at full-time are at 7/5. The Hammers have been poor at home this season with just four points from 12 on offer taken. Their last three games at the London Stadium in the league finished without wins and back-to-back home games finished as defeats.

Tottenham Hotspur have won back-to-back league games. Santo’s team took nine points from the last 18 on offer in the Premier League. Spurs were outscored 12-7 during that time, however. Tottenham Hotspur are at the best betting odds of 21/10 to win at full-time versus West Ham. Spurs have taken six points from 12 on offer this season away from home. They are –3 in goal difference away from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Two of the last eight games in all competitions between West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur finished in draws. Bookies’ best betting odds on a stalemate at full-time on Sunday are at 5/2.

West Ham vs Tottenham Team News

Moyes has two players in the West Ham treatment room going into the game on Sunday. Vladimir Coufal is a doubt for the game due to a groin strain. He could be passed fit by kick off for the game, however. Alex Kral is ruled out of the fixture due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Michail Antonio leads West Ham in goals this season with five strikes in seven matches. Antonio has not scored in his last four matches for West Ham in the league. His great early season form has waned.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Santo also has two players in the treatment room ahead of the game on Sunday. Matt Doherty is suffering from an injury, but is nearing a return to the Spurs defence. Ryan Sessegnon is still ruled out as recovery from the issue is taking longer than expected.

Spurs defeated Newcastle United 3-2 at St. James’ Park last weekend. Harry Kane got on the scoresheet and set up goal for Heung-min Son. Both players should once again start in attack.

West Ham vs Tottenham H2H

West Ham took four points from six against Tottenham Hotspur last season. Their game at the London Stadium finished 2-1 with Antonio and Jesse Lingard scoring on either side of halftime. Lucas Moura pulled a goal back in the second half, but Spurs still fell short.

West Ham are unbeaten in 11 of the last 19 matches in all competitions versus Spurs. They posted a record of 8W-3D-8L against Tottenham Hotspur over the course of those 19 fixtures. The Hammers are unbeaten in back-to-back games versus Spurs and will fancy their chances of another game without a loss versus their London rival.

West Ham vs Tottenham Prediction

Half time result: Tottenham Hotspur win @ 12/5 - BET NOW

 

 

Tottenham Hotspur have won the first half in six of the last 10 games in all competitions versus West Ham. Spurs may not have won those fixtures at full-time, but they have gone into the halftime break in the lead. Our betting tips prediction is for Spurs to win the first half against West Ham. They did it last season at home, putting three goals past the Hammers. West Ham came back to draw 3-3 in the end.

 

Over 2.5 goals scored @ 4/5 - BET NOW

 

 

Nine of the last 15 games in all competitions between these teams finished with over 2.5 goals scored. That run of 15 games includes last season’s matches between West Ham and Spurs. Our betting tips prediction is for another match between the clubs to see over 2.5 goals. Five straight Tottenham home games ended with over 2.5 goals. Four of West Ham’s last six games ended with over 2.5 goals.

 

Goal before 27:00 @ 5/6 - BET NOW

Early goals were scored in both league matches between West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur. The game played at the London Stadium saw Michail Antonio score after five minutes. The fixture at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium got off to a quick start thanks to Heung-min Son and Harry Kane chipping in for three goals in the game’s opening 16 minutes. Our betting tips prediction is for Sunday’s match to see an early goal before the 27-minute mark.

Both teams are playing well in the league, however, Santo rested several key players on Thursday night. An away win for Tottenham Hotspur could be on the cards for Sunday at the London Stadium. West Ham have not been great at home this term.