Fulham – West Ham : Preview & Prediction
Fulham and West Ham face at Craven Cottage, in a match for the 23 rd round of the Premier League. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 07‑11‑2020, West Ham United won at home by (1‑0). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since they have a record of 5 wins in the last 5 matches. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 18th place, with 14 points won, after 2 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied for West Bromwich Albion by (2‑2). In the last match, they have lost at home to Leicester City by (0‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Fulham has recorded 1 victory, 3 draws and 6 losses, having won 6 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 matches at their stadium. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 21 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 11 times and have never been able to turn the score around. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they have scored 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (16′ ‑ 30 ‘).
Fulham comes unmotivated for this match after a 0-2 setback, receiving Leicester City, adding the eleventh game without winning in this Premier League. Striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is the player responsible for endangering the opponent’s defense, the greatest quality of which is finishing. The greatest quality of this team is the counterattacks, being that it has fast and strong players in the one-to-one: Bobby Reid is very fast and strong in transporting the ball to the attack. The home coach will not be able to count on Terence Kongolo and Tom Cairney for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 5th place, with 38 points won, after 11 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Liverpool by (1‑3). In the last match, they have won an away match against Aston Villa by (1‑3). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have registered 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the league, West Ham won 20 points out of 30 possible points, after 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 4 of their 11 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 out of 11 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 22 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 3 periods highlighted in the last 11 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they scored 7 of their 18 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘); suffered 6 of his 14 goals between the minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘) and 5 of his 14 goals between (0’‑ 15’).
West Ham United comes for this match after a triumph, by 1-3, on the trip to Aston Villa’s field, thus returning to the victories after the defeat against Liverpool: the team’s goals were signed by Tomas Soucek and Jesse Lingard (2 ). Usually, coach David Moyes puts his team in a 4-3-3 formation, where the three most advanced players are Saïd Benrahma, Jesse Lingard and Michail Antonio. Central midfielder Tomas Soucek is the highlight of this West Ham United team, being the best scorer with 8 goals scored. The visiting coach will not be able to count on Darren Randolph for being injured.
Fulham – West Ham : Betting Tips
West Ham– Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70