Manchester City vs West Ham Preview, Tips and Odds

Newly crowned EFL Cup winners Manchester City will welcome West Ham to the Etihad on Wednesday evening. The Citizens are second in the table, just a point behind leaders Liverpool and five clear of 3rd placed Tottenham. The Hammers are 9th in the standings with 36 points, twelve ahead of the first team in the relegation table.

Manchester City vs West Ham Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
Manchester CityWin15 W/ 3 D/ 2 L9 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
West HamLoss2 W/ 3 D/ 15 L1 W/ 0 D/ 9 L

Last game between the teams: 24.11.2018 West Ham – Manchester City 0:4; David Silva 11′, Raheem Sterling 19′, Leroy Sane 34′, 90′
Last game at this venue: 03.12.2017 Manchester City – West Ham 2:1; Nicolas Otamendi 57′, David Silva 83′; Angelo Ogbonna 44′

Worth mentioning: The Citizen have recorded seven victories in a row against West Ham. The Hammers last win over this opponent was back in 2015 or eight games ago. All of the last nine meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while five of the saw both teams scoring. The three last games at the Etihad Stadium saw both teams hitting the back of the net and produced over 2,5 goals.

Manchester City vs West Ham Stats

As of 26.02Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Manchester CityDraw8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
West HamWin3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game Manchester City: 24.02.2019 Chelsea – Manchester City 0:0 (Manchester City won 4:3 on penalties)
Last game West Ham: 22.02.2019 West Ham – Fulham 3:1; Javier Hernandez 29′, Issa Diop 40′, Michail Antonio 90′; Ryan Babel 3′
Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 17 goals 6 assists, Raheem Sterling 12 goals 8 assists, Leroy Sane 8 goals 9 assists.
Top performers West Ham: Felipe Anderson 8 goals 3 assists, Marko Arnautovic 7 goals 3 assists, Javier Hernandez 5 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsGoal / GoalClean sheets
Manchester City28:6746
West Ham12:16452

Worth mentioning: Manchester City lost only one of the last fifteen outings, triumphing in all of the other fourteen. Their last game was the EFL Cup final and this was the first time in twenty games when the Citizens attackers were kept at bay and did not find the way to the opposition goal. They have recorded seven wins in a row at home, scoring a staggering 35 goals in the process.
West Ham recorded three three-game streaks in their last nine outings, first going unbeaten, then losing three in a row and are now unbeaten again in the last three games. That recent streak is about to be put to an end on Wednesday as the Hammers will meet the most inform home team in England and their own away record is worrying, as they have achieved a single draw from the last five visits and did not score in three of them.

Manchester City vs West Ham News

Missing players Manchester City: Claudio Bravo and Fernandinho are the only sure absentees. Fabian Delph, Gabriel Jesus, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy and John Stones are doubtful.
Missing players West Ham: Winston Reid, Carlos Sanchez, Jack Wilshire and Andriy Yarmolenko will miss. Fabian Balbuena is questionable.

Manchester City vs West Ham Predictions

Manchester City to win -2 handicap – 2.10 @ bet365

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