Aston Villa v West Ham Betting Tips Preview And Odds

Aston Villa v West Ham Betting Tips Preview And Odds

by 22nd December 2015

Aston Villa v West Ham Premier League Match Preview, Predictions, Betting Odds & Tips

Aston Villa take on West Ham in the Premier League on Boxing Day, both teams will be looking to improve their recent records although West Ham with four draws (three 0-0) are in a much better position in the league. Villa are in dire straits and desperately need a run of wins. Will it happen today find out in our betting preview and get our prediction on this Premier League clash. we will give you a couple of recommended tips for you to bet on and the best odds available at the bookies.

Match Odds

Aston Villa 13/8 – Draw 11/5 – West Ham 7/4
Betting odds for Aston Villa v West Ham shown are this week from Corals and are subject to change

Kick Off – 15.00pm Saturday 26th December 2015

Aston Villa host West Ham at Villa Park in the Premier League on Boxing Day, as two out-of-form teams clash in the Midlands.
Aston Villa recorded a 1-1 draw at Newcastle last time out. The Magpies opened the scoring through Argentinian defender Fabricio Coloccini. The Villans equalised in the second period through an effort from Jordan Ayew.
The draw leaves Villa rock bottom of the Premier League and ten points away from the safety of 17th place. Remi Garde’s side have now drawn three and lost three of their last six Premier League games.
West Ham’s form has dipped in recent weeks, as the Hammers have been hit by a major injury crisis. Last time out the Hammers drew 0-0 with Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. Slaven Bilic’s side have now failed to win in their last seven top-flight games. The Hammers have not won since the end of October.
Bilic’s side has have drawn their last four Premier League games, but remain in eighth position in the table and four points off fourth spot. The men from the east end have failed to score in their last three league games.

Recommended Betting Tip
Our main recommended tip see’s us already backing the draw, this tip goes one step further and we delve in to the correct score market for this one. West Ham have three clean sheets in three, can they make it four we don’t think so. Back the 1-1 draw (11/2 William Hill)- Place Bet Here

Facts And Figures

The 38 Premier League meetings between these two teams have been pretty even. Villa has claimed 13 wins, while West Ham has won eight times and there has also been 17 draws.
The 19 meetings at Villa Park have favoured the Villans, as they have recorded nine wins, while the Hammers have won just three times and seven games have finished in draws.
West Ham has won just one of the last five Premier League meetings between these two sides. The Hammers have also failed to score in three out of the last four top-flight meetings against Villa.
Aston Villa has now failed to win any of their last 16 Premier League games.
West Ham have kept clean sheets in their last three games.

Team Selection & News

Villa has a relatively clean bill of health as they host the Hammers. Full-back Jordan Amavi will not feature again this season, as he has a long-term knee injury.
Elsewhere captain Micah Richards and midfielder Craig Gardner also have knee problems and have just a slim chance of appearing for Villa.
West Ham is in the midst of an injury crisis. Attacking midfielders Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini are joined on the sidelines by winger Victor Moses and striker Diafra Sakho. Centre-back Winston Reid also looks unlikely to feature, as he is struggling with a hamstring problem.
Injury-prone England international Andy Carroll has a groin problem and is a major doubt for the Hammers. Enner Valencia may come in up front for the Hammers.

Possible Aston Villa team line-up: Guzan, Hutton, Okore, Lescott, Bacuna, Westwood, Gueye, Sanchez, Veretout, Sinclair, Ayew

Possible West Ham team line-up: Adrian, Tomkins, Collins, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Song, Antonio, Kouyate, Noble, Zarate, Valencia

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Aston Villa v West Ham Match Prediction

These two teams have been struggling for wins in recent weeks, with the Hammers injury-ravaged and Villa bereft of confidence. Due to both of these factors I believe this game is likely to result in a low-scoring draw.

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