Fulham vs West Ham
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 15 December 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue: Craven Cottage (London).
West Ham United are flying high coming into weekend’s London derby against Fulham away at Craven Cottage. The Hammers head into it with three wins on the spin. They were thriving in the final third netting three goals in each of wins in the process. The clash with league’s weakest defensive line should provide them a nice opportunity to keep the splendid form going and bag another comprehensive three-pointer in the last game of the day on Saturday.
Even though Manuel Pellegrini has plenty of issues with the list of injured players, especially in the final third, the Hammers did produce goals. Lucas Perez bagged two in a 3-1 victory over Cardiff, while the likes of Snodgrass, Chicharito and Felipe Anderson were on target in a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace last weekend. Perez was subbed at the half time against the Glaziers due to injury, Marko Arnautovic is also sidelined, meaning Javier Hernandez is likely to lead the line against the Cottagers.
Fulham vs West Ham: Head-to-head
The Hammers lead the head to head tie by five wins coming into landmark 40th meeting with Fulham.
Teams last played each other four years ago in an official game.
It is interesting to note that each of last five H2H affairs saw home wins.
Fulham vs West Ham: Prediction
Fulham sit at the very foot of the Premier League ladder on 9 points after 16 rounds. Claudio Ranieri managed to pick up a 3-2 victory over Southampton on his debut on the bench in late-November, but the Cottagers took just one point from following three tough outings against Chelsea, Leicester City and Man United.
The hosts will come into this in low spirits after falling 4-1 to Manchester United at Old Trafford last time out. The value is huge with West Ham at 2.37, while we will also back the visitors to net two or more goals on the evening at 2.00 odds.
Fulham vs West Ham: Bet Tips
West Ham to win @ 2.37 (11/8)
West Ham Over 1.5 Team Goals @ 2.00 (1/1).