West Ham will take on Newcastle on the weekend in a game of round 29 of the English topflight. The Hammers are in 10th place in the standings on 36 points, five ahead of their next opponents. Newcastle are 13th in the table with 31 points, with the gap to the relegation zone being six points.
West Ham vs Newcastle Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last games home/away|
|West Ham||Win||5 W/ 5 D/ 10 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L|
|Newcastle||Loss||10 W/ 5 D/ 5 L||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 01.12.2018 Newcastle – West Ham 0:3; Javier Hernandez 11’, 63’, Felipe Anderson 90’
Last game at this venue: 23.12.2017 West Ham – Newcastle 2:3; Marko Arnautovic 6’, Andre Ayew 69’; Henri Saivet 10’, Mohamed Diame 53’, Christian Atsu 61’
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the last eight meetings between the two sides. The last four games featured over 2,5 goals, while only two of the last seven saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. From the games played in London just two of the last five witnessed more than two goals scored and West Ham were able to keep a clean sheet in the other three.
West Ham vs Newcastle Stats
|As of 28.02||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|West Ham||Loss||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|Newcastle||Win||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L|
Last game West Ham: 27.02.2019 Manchester City – West Ham 1:0; Sergio Aguero 59’ (penalty)
Last game Newcastle: 26.02.2019 Newcastle – Burnley 2:0; Fabian Schar 24’, Sean Longstaff 38’
Top performers West Ham: Felipe Anderson 8 goals 3 assists, Marko Arnautovic 7 goals 3 assists, Javier Hernandez 5 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Newcastle: Salomon Rondon 7 goals 4 assists, Ayoze Perez 4 goals 1 assist, Fabian Schar 3 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||Goal / Goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: West Ham managed to score more than a goal just once in the last five outings and that happened in the victory over struggling Fulham. The Hammers are unbeaten in their last five home games, while recording three wins in the process. Three of those games saw goals at both ends, while two meetings featured over 2,5 goals.
Newcastle are unbeaten in their last four outings, recording two wins and two draws. None of the last five games involving the Magpies featured over 2,5 goals, while just two saw the two teams hitting the back of the nets. Their away form is not so impressive and Newcastle are without a success in six consecutive visits, allowing goals in all of them, while four games saw goals at both ends.
West Ham vs Newcastle News
Missing players West Ham: Winston Reid, Carlos Sanchez, Jack Wilshire and Andrij Yarmolenko will miss the game. Fabian Balbuena is doubtful.
Missing players Newcastle: Ciaran Clark and Robert Elliot are out of the game. Jonjo Shelvey is questionable.
West Ham vs Newcastle Predictions
Draw – 3.40 @ bet365