West Ham v Manchester City Betting Preview And Predictions

West Ham v Manchester City Betting Preview And Predictions

by 20th January 2016

West Ham v Manchester City Premier League Match Preview, Predictions, Betting Odds And Tips

West Ham have to recover from their defeat to Newcastle last time out and take on a Manchester City team full of goals now that Sergio Aguero is back. Our betting preview on this Premier League clash between two sides that are in the top 6 looks at who will possibly come out on top. Man City will look to keep up the pressure on league leaders Arsenal. Keep on reading to get our prediction and recommended betting tips.

West Ham 15/4 – Draw 3/1 – Manchester City 4/6
Betting odds for West Ham v Manchester City shown are this week from Corals and are subject to change

Kick Off – 17.30pm Saturday 23rd January 2016 – Live on Sky Sports 1

West Ham host Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground in the Premier League’s late kick-off on Saturday, as the visitors look to maintain the pace at the top of the table.
West Ham’s eight game unbeaten run was ended on Saturday, as the Hammers suffered a 2-1 defeat at Newcastle. The home side raced out the traps, with Ayoze Perez and Aleksandar Mitrovic giving the Magpies a two goal lead.
Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic scored a goal early in the second half, but it only proved a consolation goal for the Irons. The Hammers are now sixth in the Premier League table and four points behind fourth place Tottenham.
Manchester City recorded a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace last out in the Premier League. Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero scored a brace, with Fabian Delph and David Silva also getting on the scoresheet.
The Citizens are now third in the Premier League table, just a point behind second-place Leicester and league leaders Arsenal. Aguero now looks back to full fitness and back to near his best, after scoring three goals in his last three top-flight appearances.

Recommended Betting Tip
With Aguero back on top form it is hard to see past him being first goalscorer in this match. You can get odds of 17/5 with 10Bet
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Facts And Figures

Manchester City have had the better of the 29 Premier League meetings between these two teams, recording 15 wins. West Ham has recorded nine wins and five games have finished in draws.
West Ham have had the better of the 14 Premier League meetings at the Boleyn Ground, claiming seven wins, with Manchester City recording four wins and three games finishing in draws.
Manchester City have won seven of the last ten meetings against West Ham in all competitions, with the Hammers winning twice and one game finishing in a draw.
West Ham are now unbeaten in their last eight home games in the Premier League.
Manchester City are now unbeaten in five Premier League games.

Team Selection & News

The home side’s injury crisis has improved slightly in recent weeks, but the Hammers are still missing some key players. Attacking midfielder Manuel Lanzini is joined on the sidelines through injury by striking pair Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho.
On-loan Chelsea winger Victor Moses could return to the starting line-up for this clash possibly in place of defensive midfielder Pedro Obiang.
Manchester City are without captain and centre-back Vincent Kompany and also French playmaker Samir Nasri, both through injury. The Citizens also have doubts over the fitness of centre-back Eliaquim Mangala, midfielder Fernandinho and striker Wilfried Bony.
Nigerian youngster Kelechi Iheanacho is likely to drop down to the bench, while Yaya Toure and Raheem Sterling will both be hoping to return to the starting line-up.

Possible West Ham team line-up: Adrian, Tomkins, Reid, Collins, Cresswell, Noble, Kouyate, Antonio, Payet, Moses, Valencia

Possible Manchester City team line-up: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Otamendi, Clichy, Fernando, Toure, De Bruyne, Silva, Delph, Aguero

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West Ham v Manchester City Match Prediction

Manchester City’s away form has been unconvincing this season, although they have won consecutive games on their travels in the top-flight. West Ham are very strong at the Boleyn Ground and I believe they are likely to claim a draw from this tricky game.

Recommended Betting Tip
West Ham to foil Manchester City’s efforts to win and claim a draw. Best odds for the draw is 3/1 at Corals.
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