The Saints from Southampton will take on the Hammers from London in the only Premier League game on Thursday. Southampton just managed to get out of the relegation zone with their win over Huddersfield last weekend.
Southampton vs West Ham Head to Head
|Last 20 H2H games||Last 10 games at Southampton||Last meeting|
|Southampton||7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L||4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L||L|
|West Ham||8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 4 L||W|
Worth mentioning: Seven of the last 10 games have produced over 2,5 goals, while only in 50% of these matches both teams managed to score. When the games take place on St. Marry’s, the teams were on a run of seven straight games with under than 2,5 goals being scored, but the two most recent meetings saw both teams scoring and over 3,5 goals.
Last game between the teams: 31.03.2018 West Ham – Southampton 3:0; Mario 13’, Arnautovic 17’, 45’.
Last game at this venue: 19.08.2017 Southampton – West Ham 3:2; Gabbiadini 11’, Tadic 38’, Austin 90’; Javier Hernandez 45’, 74’; Marko Arnautovic was dismissed in the 33’ with straight red card.
Southampton vs West Ham Stats
as of: 24.12.2018
|Last game||Last 10|
|Southampton||Win||2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L||1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L|
|West Ham||Loss||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Worth mentioning: Four of the last five games for the Saints have seen both teams scoring and over 2,5 goals. In the last 3 home games, the fans have seen goals being scored at both ends. Southampton scored 3 goals in their two most recent games. West Ham managed to keep just 2 clean sheets in their last 13 games. In six of the last 10 outings when West Ham are involved, the two sides scored, and on another 6 occasions the games produced over 2,5 goals.
Last game Southampton: 22.12.2018 Huddersfield – Southampton 1:3; Billing 58’; Redmond 15’, Ings 42’, Obafemi 71’;
Last game West Ham: 22.12.2018 West Ham – Watford 0:2; Deeney 30’, Deulofeu 87’;
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings is the leading scorer for the Saints with 7 goals in the Premier League.
Top performers West Ham: Felipe Anderson is on 6 goals for the Hammers, but Arnautovic and Hernandez who are next with 5 and 4 goals are injured.
Southampton vs West Ham News
Missing players Southampton: Cedric Soares resumed training, while Ryan Bertrand is close to return to the training ground, leaving only Sam Gallagher as the only sure absentee for Thursday.
Missing players West Ham: The Londoners are injury hit and they have 10 players currently out. Hernandez, Balbuena, Lucas Perez, Wilshere, Arnautovic, Fredericks, Yarmolenko, Sanchez, Lanzini and Reid are are all treated by the physios but only Lucas Perez has a chance of featuring.
Southampton vs West Ham Predictions
Southampton to win
Danny Ings to score