West Ham United vs Manchester City Match Preview and Prediction
This is a Premier League encounter on Saturday afternoon (UK time). West Ham United will take on Manchester City at London Stadium with a 12:30pm start.
BT Sport 1 will broadcast this one in the UK.
Read on for the preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
This is the sort of football betting opportunity we like.
Scroll down to find out the reasons why Frog has picked this out and is excited about the value available in this one. This is marked as a Gold bet opportunity.
Betting Odds for West Ham United vs Manchester City
Bet365 will give you 8.0 about West Ham United; Bet365 go 5.25 for the draw; Unibet are offering 1.42 about Manchester City.
Highlighting the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.44 via Betfair Sportsbook. If you don't like that, the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 3.0 via Bet365.
These are the current odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.62 with William Hill. "No" can be taken at 2.5 at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
To kick this preview off, Frog draws attention to their recent match. West Ham United played Manchester City in 2019. It was a Premier League game. The winners were Manchester City with a final score of 0-5. And R. Sterling scored three goals for the away side.
Over the last ten years of results, these sides have met 22 times. West Ham United have won in 2 of these match-ups. And Manchester City have won 18 of these occasions. The other 2 matches ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 3.45 goals. West Ham United have scored an average of 0.64 and Manchester City score an average of 2.82 each time they've met.
Focussing on the Home and Away performance numbers, whichever side has been at home has won 9% of these matches and the visitors have got the win 81% of the time.
West Ham United
West Ham United have 7 points in the Premier League and they are currently in 9th place.
There has been 32 matches played by the home team over the recent 12 months. They have 12 wins; 4 draws; and 16 losses. In other words, West Ham United have won 37%, drawn 12%, and lost 50% of their recent matches.
Over this period, they have scored 1.88 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.69.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 37% (6 wins) from the most recent 16 home fixtures. 18% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 43% (7) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 2.19 goals when at home in this last year and they have conceded 1.69.
Across all competitions, they are averaging 2.5 goals per game in their most recent ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 50%. Of these ten games, 6 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 9 games over this same period.
They are also on a run of 7 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Manchester City have 7 points in the league. They are in 10th position.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 39 matches. They have 25 wins; 5 draws; and 9 losses. This gives Manchester City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 64%-12%-23%.
Over this period, they have scored 2.08 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.18.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 61% (13 wins) from the latest 21 away fixtures. 14% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (5) being a loss.
On average they have scored 2.05 goals when playing away in this last year and they have conceded 1.14.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored a total of 16 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 5 of these matches. The total number of times both Manchester City and the opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from these ten.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 8 matches.
Frog's betting tip for West Ham United vs Manchester City
This verdict will suit fans of the longer odds. Frog has picked the Both Teams To Score market in this one and will be looking for just one of the sides to hit the back of the net. There is no such thing as a certainty in this sport, but Frog does like the value in this one.If you are interested in this play, you'll get a price of 2.5 on the No (BTTS) with Bet Victor. And this is a gold bet prediction.