Opta Stats: Bournemouth v West Ham

Will Eddie Howe be applauding his Bournemouth side after their match with West Ham?
Will Eddie Howe be applauding his Bournemouth side after their match with West Ham?

Only a point separates Bournemouth and West Ham. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"A Bournemouth player has scored a hat-trick in both of their Premier League victories against West Ham United (Callum Wilson in August 2015 and Josh King in March 2017)."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.1211/10.

A Bournemouth player has scored a hat-trick in both of their Premier League victories against West Ham United (Callum Wilson in August 2015 and Josh King in March 2017). Over 2.5 goals is 2.1211/10.

The away side won both fixtures between these sides in the 2015-16 campaign, while the home side were victors in both matches last season. West Ham are 2.829/5 to take their turn to win.

The Cherries have failed to score in either of their Premier League Boxing Day games, drawing 0-0 against Crystal Palace in 2015, before losing 0-3 at Chelsea last season. Under 2.5 goals is 1.794/5.

West Ham won their first away league game of the season in their last outing against Stoke (3-0) - they've not won consecutive Premier League games away from home since February. They are 1.9720/21 in the Draw No bet market.

Jermain Defoe has scored six Premier League goals on Boxing Day, more than any other current player. Only Robbie Fowler (9), Alan Shearer (8), Robbie Keane (8) and Thierry Henry (7) have scored more than him overall. Defoe is 3.185/40 to score.

Michail Antonio scored in both fixtures against Bournemouth last season - to date the only Premier League side he's scored home and away against in the same campaign. Antonio is 3.7511/4 to find the net.

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