West Ham come up against visiting side Southampton in a Premier League fixture this coming Sunday at London Stadium.
The two sides seem evenly matched, but Southampton can leapfrog West Ham in the Premier League table. They are no doubt highly motivated by the chance to overtake their hosts in the standings.
West Ham scored 11 goals, conceded 14 and fought their way to two clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Southampton average 0.8 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of eight goals. They conceded an average of 1.3 per game, for a total of 13 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring three times.
It finished all square on when West Ham last faced Southampton. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 5/2.
West Ham vs Southampton Prediction
West Ham Form
In their last three matches, West Ham won 0-2 against AEK Larnaca, before settling for a point in a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa. They were back on top last time out, defeating AEK Larnaca 4-0. West Ham claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Premier League. They also drew two and lost two, scored eight goals and conceded six.
In their last three matches, Southampton drew 0-0 with Manchester United, lost 0-2 against Brentford, and drew 3-3 with Tottenham. In their last six away matches in the Premier League, Southampton won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying seven goals conceded and four scored.
Both West Ham and Southampton are having a hard time finding their way to the net. With the teams clashing in this round 29, we find a low scoring match is the natural pick.
West Ham won ten points from their last seven encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won three, scored nine and let in five goals. Southampton claimed four wins from eight goals scored and six conceded from their past seven matches against teams placed in the bottom six. This handed them 13 points to their account. West Ham so far pulled off a record of six wins, six draws and 14 defeats in the Premier League this season. Southampton have a record of six wins, five draws and 17 defeats in the Premier League.
West Ham vs Southampton Stats
- West Ham have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- West Ham have not lost the last 5 home matches in a row
- West Ham have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 West Ham home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- West Ham have not lost the last 3 matches in a row
- In the last 17 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 14 of the last 16 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In the last 3 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
West Ham vs Southampton Squads
West Ham Squad
Moyes will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Southampton from the following players (the statistics in the brackets represent goals scored and matches played in the Premier League this season):
Alphonse Areola (0/5), Lukasz Fabianski (0/24), Aaron Cresswell (0/19), Angelo Ogbonna (0/10), Ben Johnson (0/13), Emerson (1/14), Kurt Zouma (1/17), Naif Aguerd (0/10), Thilo Kehrer (0/19), Vladimir Coufal (0/18), Declan Rice (2/26), Flynn Downes (0/12), Lucas Paqueta (2/18), Manuel Lanzini (0/7), Pablo Fornals (1/22), Tomas Soucek (1/26), Danny Ings (8/25), Gianluca Scamacca (3/16), Jarrod Bowen (4/26), Maxwel Cornet (0/6), Michail Antonio (3/23), Said Benrahma (4/24).
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 39 year-old Southampton manager Selles will select his starting XI from these players:
Alex McCarthy (0/0), Gavin Bazunu (0/28), Wilfredo Caballero (0/0), Armel Bella-Kotchap (0/19), Duje Caleta-Car (0/10), Jan Bednarek (0/13), Juan Larios (0/0), Kyle Walker-Peters (1/21), Lyanco (0/14), Mohammed Salisu (0/22), Romain Perraud (2/25), Valentino Livramento (0/0), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (0/15), Carlos Alcaraz (2/8), Ibrahima Diallo (0/16), James Bree (0/3), James Ward-Prowse (7/28), Joe Aribo (2/19), Kgaogelo Chauke (0/0), Mohamed Elyounoussi (0/25), Moussa Djenepo (0/12), Romeo Lavia (1/19), Stuart Armstrong (1/23), Adam Armstrong (1/24), Che Adams (5/25), Kamaldeen Sulemana (0/8), Mislav Orsic (0/0), Paul Onuachu (0/6), Samuel Edozie (0/15), Sekou Mara (0/19), Theo Walcott (1/10).
West Ham vs Southampton Team News
West Ham could have six players on the injured and absent list ahead of their match at home with Southampton this coming Sunday.
Alphonse Areola, Manuel Lanzini, Gianluca Scamacca, Vladimir Coufal, Kurt Zouma and Maxwel Cornet nurses various injuries and won't take part for West Ham against Southampton at London Stadium.
Southampton could have up to four players on the injured and absent players for their match this coming Sunday atLondon Stadium Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Kyle Walker-Peters and Mohammed Salisu racked up too many penalty points and won't be in the Southampton travelling party for their next match.
Armel Bella-Kotchap, Alex McCarthy, Juan Larios and Valentino Livramento all face a spell on the sidelines for Southampton due to various injuries.
West Ham vs Southampton Lineups
West Ham vs Southampton H2H
West Ham and Southampton settled for a point in a 1-1 draw, when last faced with each other. The best betting odds on a another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 5/2. West Ham beat Southampton five times in the last ten meetings. Their latest meeting handed West Ham a 1-1 win against their opponent on Sunday. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 8/11.
West Ham vs Southampton Results
Both teams to score only came out four times in the previous ten games between Southampton and West Ham. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 10/11 with the bookies.
West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips
Look no further than Danny Ings, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for West Ham in the Premier League, while James Ward-Prowse managed two goals in the last half dozen matches for Southampton in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
London Stadium saw West Ham winning four, drawing two and losing four of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Southampton won three of their 10 most recent away games, drew one and lost six. West Ham managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches at London Stadium.
Over 2.5 goals paid out six times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premier League sides. West Ham pulled off an average of 1.8 goals, while Southampton settled for an average of 0.6 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this streak. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in four of West Ham’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.6 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Southampton, who managed to score 0.8 times in those matches.