West Ham vs Watford Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Saturday, West Ham will host Watford at the London Stadium. This is a clash between two teams from the middle of the ladder so a lot of chances, goals, and betting opportunities are to be expected. The clash will be a true joy to watch for all the football fans.
West Ham are placed ninth at the table with twenty-four points from seven wins, three draws, and seven losses. Their form seems to be improving and at the moment, they are on a four-game winning streak. In the previous round, they faced Fulham and triumphed by the score of 0-2. Snodgrass and Antonio scored a goal each for West Ham in order to secure a win. If they continue playing like this, they have a chance of progressing further on the ladder.
Watford hold the number ten spot at the table with twenty-four points and a negative goal difference of -2. So far in the season, they have gotten seven wins, three draws, and seven losses. In the week behind us, they managed to triumph over Cardiff by the result of 3-2. Deulofeu, Holebas, and Quina scored a goal each for Watford and on the other side, the scorers were Hoilett and Reid. Watford had an all-around better game and rightfully got the win.
When it comes to the recent matches between the two clubs, the point distribution has been equal. Out of the previous five games that they’ve played, West Ham have won two, same as Watford, and the remaining outing ended as a draw. It is worth noting that in three of the five clashes, we have seen both teams score and in them, they averaged 3.2 goals. In front of the home fans, against Watford, West Ham have a record of two wins, two losses, and a draw from the recent clashes there.
West Ham have lots of missing players for the match against Watford. Winston Reid, Manuel Lanzini, Carlos Sánchez, Andriy Yarmolenko, Ryan Fredericks, Marko Arnautovic and Jack Wilshere are injured and they will not play on this match. Lucas Pérez is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Watford also have some missing players for this game. Adalberto Peñaranda, Will Hughes, Andre Gray and Sebastian Prödl are injured and they can't play on Saturday. Daryl Janmaat is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play against The Hammers.
Possible starting lineups
West Ham: Fabianski; Masuaku, Diop, Balbuena, Zabaleta; Anderson, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass; Antonio, Chicharito
Watford: Foster; Femenia, Cathcart, Kabasele, Holebas; Doucoure, Quina; Capoue, Pereyra; Deeney, Deulofeu
West Ham vs Watford Prediction
This match is going to be an interesting and exciting one with lots of scoring chances for the both teams. It will be open game and both sides will try to score from the first minute. West Ham are in fine fettle and they have won their last 4 matches in the Premier League. They have scored at least two goals in these four games and their main objective for the match will be to score at least one goal more. On the other side Watford also like to play aggressive in attack and they will be dangerous opponent. They have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 5 matches and must play much better if want to pick up some points. But Watford don't play very well away from the home, they have failed to win 18 of their last 20 away matches.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match West Ham vs Watford Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both teams to score, but also expect to see more then two goals and our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. Both sides have a chance to win this game, so the best option is to place our bet on goals. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.