Dimitri Payet of West Ham United (27) scores their first goal from a free kick during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United.

Premier League, West Ham Vs. Burnley: Preview, Prediction, Starting Lineups, Betting Tips, And Live Stream

Match Preview

Looking to change their fortunes, West Ham United is set to grapple with Burnley at the London Stadium on Wednesday in a game whose live streaming link is provided at the bottom.

West Ham’s season has been sheer disappointing so far. The Hammers have won mere three out of their 15 Premier League matches until now, which have left them on 17th place of the league table.

Burnley, on the other hand, is has been better than their counterpart, both in terms of performances and results. The Clarets reside on the 13th place of the Premier League standings with 17 points.

On previous six matches between these sides, West Ham dominated Burnley with four wins, while the latter managed to disappoint the Hammers only once.

Team News: West Ham United

Slaven Bilic’s side has a long list of injuries at the moment. Defenders Sam Bryam and Reece Oxford are both unavailable for the selection due to their hamstring and knee injuries, respectively.

Mark Noble of West Ham United applauds the supporters after the 2-2 draw in the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield.
Mark Noble of West Ham United applauds the supporters after the 2-2 draw in the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield. [Image by Jan Kruger/Getty Images]

Gokhan Tore and Simon Zaza are both ruled out because of their thigh strain and knee injury, respectively.

Striker Diafra Sakho will miss the match again due to a calf injury. Therefore, Michail Antonio may be the first choice for Bilic to replace his star striker. Star man Dimitri Payet, who scored in the last match against Liverpool, will be a key player for the Hammers.

West Ham United: Predicted Line-up (3-4-2-1)

Adrian – Nordtveit, Reid, Ogbonna – Cresswell, Obiang, Noble, Ayew – Payet, Lanzini – Antonio

Team News: Burnley

Injury concerns for Burnley are relatively minor. Although Johann Berg Gudmundsson is certain to miss the clash due to a hamstring injury. He is expected to return after Christmas, according to the club.

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton returned to action after a two-game absence in their thrilling 3-2 win over Bournemouth last weekend. His re-inclusion to the team will give a major boost to the Hammers.

Manager Sean Dyche is likely to field his players in a 4-2-3-1 formation, which has brought them relative success in recent games.

Burnley: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)

Heaton – Lowton, Mee, Keane, Ward – Marney, Defour – Boyd, Barnes, Hendrick – Vokes

West Ham United vs. Burnley: Head-to-Head

Total games: 82
West Ham wins: 34
Burnley wins: 31
Draws: 17

West Ham United vs. Burnley: TV Schedule and Channel

In the U.S., the match will be live on Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live. For other regions, TV schedule can be found at the link here.

West Ham vs. Burnley: Prediction

George Boyd of Burnley (R) celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Stephen Ward of Burnley (C) and Ashley Barnes of Burnley (L) during a Premier League match.
George Boyd of Burnley (R) celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Stephen Ward of Burnley (C) and Ashley Barnes of Burnley (L) during a Premier League match. [Image by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images]

Slaven Bilic’s team is completely out of form at the moment as they haven’t won once in their last six league matches. The Hammers came back from 1-0 down to level the match 2-2 against Liverpool on Sunday, and they will look to reprise that same fighting spirit against Burnley as well.

Burnley won 3-2 over Bournemouth last weekend, which seems to fill the Clarets players with confidence. They will love to replicate that same winning desire when they travel to London.

Considering home advantage, the Hammers might win this interesting tie.

Final Predicted Score: West Ham United 2-1 Burnley

West Ham vs. Burnley: Betting Tips and Odds

  1. West Ham win: 4/6
  2. A draw: 11/4
  3. Burnley win: 9/2
  4. Under 2.5 goals: 10/11
  5. Over 2.5 goals: 4/5
  6. Both teams score: 8/11
  7. Both teams fail to score: evens

The odds were provided by Paddypower.

Key Stats to consider

  • West Ham has won only three of their 15 Premier League matches.
  • West Ham hasn’t won their last six league matches.
  • Burnley has lost their last three away matches against West Ham.
  • Burnley has been defeated in five of their last six away matches in Premier League.

The West Ham vs. Burnley stats were provided by Soccerway.

West Ham vs. Burnley: Live Stream

The match can be streamed live online by clicking on this link. The live streaming link will be updated just before kick-off.

[Featured Image by Jan Kruger/Getty Images]

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