West Ham vs Arsenal
Premier League 2016/17
3rd December, 17:30 BST
Olympic Stadium, London
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West Ham Team News & Preview
West Ham host Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend, and the Hammers will be looking to bounce back from their 4-1 thrashing against Manchester United during the midweek.
Slaven Bilić‘s side have had a terrible start to the season so far and will be under a lot of pressure to turn things around. The home fans will be expecting a much better showing this weekend, and the Hammers will need to iron out their inconsistencies in order to get a positive result against Arsenal.
West Ham have failed to win any of their last five in all competitions, but they are unbeaten in their last four home matches across all competitions, as well.
West Ham will be without several first-team players for Arsenal’s visit. Aaron Cresswell and Michail Antonio picked up injuries during their 4-1 defeat to Manchester United in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night and will miss out here.
Diafra Sakho is also ruled out for six weeks. Gökhan Töre and Sam Byram are the only other absentees for the home side.
Predicted West Ham United Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Adrian; Nordtveit, Ogbonna, Reid, Masuaku; Kouyate, Noble; Payet, Lanzini, Ayew; Carroll
Arsenal Team News & Preview
Arsenal will be desperate to bounce back from their 2-0 defeat against Southampton during the midweek. The Gunners will be fired up for this one and will look to inflict further misery on a struggling West Ham side.
The Gunners have only managed one win in their last five competitive matches but they are still unbeaten away from home, so far. They will be looking to fix their recent run of form against the Hammers. Arsenal have failed to beat them during their last two meetings.
The away side are set to be without Per Mertesacker, Danny Welbeck, Chuba Akpom, Hector Bellerin, Mathieu Debuchy and Santi Cazorla.
Predicted Arsenal Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Cech; Jenkinson, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Xhaka, Coquelin; Ramsey, Ozil, Walcott; Alexis
West Ham vs Arsenal Key Stats
Arsenal have scored at least 2 goals in their last 8 away matches against West Ham in all competitions.
Arsenal are undefeated in their last 12 matches in the Premier League.
Arsenal are undefeated in 16 of their last 17 matches against West Ham in all competitions.
West Ham vs Arsenal Betting Tips
West Ham have seen over 2.5 goals (11/18) in their last 7 home matches against Arsenal in all competitions.
Arsenal have an amazing record against West Ham. They are 3/4 to win here.
West Ham have been tough to beat at home this season. They are 11/10 to win or draw against the Gunners.
West Ham vs Arsenal Prediction
Arsenal will be fired up for a win after their poor performance against the Saints during the midweek.
West Ham have a lot of injuries to deal with and will be without some of their key stars for this match. Although Arsenal have a similar number of injuries, they have the strength to cope.
Arsenal should be able to pick up the three points here.
West Ham 1-3 Arsenal