Forecast for West Ham - Chelsea
Both teams are neighbors in the Premier League standings. By fighting for euro tournaments. Therefore, they will play to win.
Bookmakers still consider Chelsea an Under team. Nothing like that, though.
First, West Ham have scored and conceded 2 or more goals in each of their last 4 games.
And the Blues scored 4 at Crystal Palace in their last visit. And they even hit their own door.
Then they returned to the usual Under level. But in a match with Brighton, who are the 7th strongest defense in the Premier League.
Chelsea have 1.99 xGF (expected goals scored) in their last 6 games. At 0.56 xGA (expected allowed) for the same period.
West Ham are 1.67 xGF and 1.66 xGA.
The problem for the Hammers is that they generally lose to the top teams. But even if that happens, it will again be tied to their goal.
That is, in addition to a victory for the guests, there will be at least 3 goals in the match.
Top facts and statistics for the match
- West Ham have won 7 of their last 9 home games: 7-1-1.
- Chelsea have not lost in their last 9 away games: 7-2-0.
- Chelsea have won just 1 of 6 away games at West Ham: 1-1-4.
- Goal / Goal & Over 4.5 goals in the last 4 games of Chelsea, as well as in the last 2 home games of West Ham.
- exact result: 2-2