West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips and Predictions
18th placed West Ham welcome 12th placed Southampton to the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon for a crunch match for the home side. They put up a spirited fight against Liverpool last Monday but went down as 3-2 losers but will take hope from it. Southampton broke a four match run without a win last weekend thanks to a 2-0 home win over Aston Villa. Can either take the three points here?
West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips and Predictions: West Ham
The Hammers haven’t won a match now since beating Gillingham 0-2 in the FA Cup at the start of January. They’ve won one Premier League so far this year, a New Year’s Day 4-0 victory over Bournemouth. Since then, they’ve lost five and drawn two of their seven matches.
Their home record won’t exactly be keeping the Southampton players awake at night, they’ve won just one of their last five, drawing two and losing two. Their scoring record is quite good though, averaging 1.54 goals per game, however, they’ve conceding 1.92 goals per match on average. 8/13 matches have seen Both Teams to Score occurring. Both Teams to Score is 1.65.
West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips and Predictions: Southampton
We all know the story of how Southampton have turned their season around and shot up the table when they had looked all but dead and buried. However, of late their form has taken a dip, of their five most recent matches they’ve won only one.
Saying that, if we just look at their away Premier League form they’re looking great, fours wins out of their last five. They’ve averaging 1.38 goals per match and conceding 1.38 goals. Southampton’s record away to West Ham isn’t great, they’ve won twice there since 2014 and over the years they’ve played at West Ham 50 times in league competitions, West Ham have won 28, 11 have ended as a draw and the Saint have won just 11.
West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Over West Ham’s five most recent home PL matches, they’ve won one, drawn two and lost two. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 3/5, while BTTS has landed in 3/5.
Over Southampton’s five most previous away league matches, they’ve won four and lost one. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 3/5, while BTTS has landed in 3/5.
West Ham vs Southampton Betting Tips and Predictions: Goalscorers
Unsurprisingly, Southampton’s Danny Ings at 2.25 is the favourite to score here. He has 15 goals in his 27 league matches this season. He’s played eight times against West Ham in his career so far but has yet to score a goal.