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.
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
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
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
- West Ham win: 4/6
- A draw: 11/4
- Burnley win: 9/2
- Under 2.5 goals: 10/11
- Over 2.5 goals: 4/5
- Both teams score: 8/11
- 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.
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