West Ham vs Crystal Palace: Preview and Prediction

West Ham vs Crystal Palace: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-14th January 2017

West Ham vs Crystal Palace
England Premier League.
Date: Saturday, 14th January 2017.
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET.
Venue: Olympic Stadium (London).

The new London Stadium haven’t favored the Hammers as they have won only 6 of their 14 home games in all competitions this campaign. They will be hosting Crystal Palace at the London Stadium on Saturday.

The Hammers latest home humiliation was the 0-5 FA Cup defeat against Manchester City last weekend. This comes immediately after they lost 0-2 at home to Manchester United on 2nd January.

West Ham are in 13 position and are 2 points adrift the top half of the table. They need to get consistent at home to make sure they finish in top half of the table.

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace are just hanging above the drop zone, they are a point above the teams in the drop zone. The Eagles are in 17th position with 16 points to their name, they need a win in this game to ensure they keep hanging above the drop zone.

West Ham vs Crystal Palace: Head to Head Statistics

  • West Ham were the better team in their last encounter in October last year, the won the Eagles 0-1 away.
  • The Hammers have also been the better team in their previous games with 11 wins over Eagles 7 wins.
  • West Ham have won 5 games at home against Crystal Palace, but this will be their first game against Crystal Palace at London Stadium.

West Ham vs Crystal Palace: Prediction

West Ham picked up in the ending part of the year, but they slumped as the year began.

The Hammers have failed to win a game from 31st December and have also failed to score a goal in their last 3 games. Crystal Palace have been in the worst possible form so far, they have won just once in the last 15 games.

We are expecting a win from the Hammers, but we expect both teams to get on the score sheet.

West Ham vs Crystal Palace: Bet Tips

West Ham to win at 2.10 (11/10)
Both teams to score At 1.75 (3/4).