It's a London derby as Crystal Palace clash with West Ham. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Crystal Palace's xG total is the 9th best in the competition (10.39), suggesting the average side would be expected to score 10 of these chances – this is higher than Chelsea’s xG total (9.46), who have scored 17 goals from their chances."
Crystal Palace have lost their last three home games against West Ham in league competition, their longest losing run versus the Hammers on home soil. The Hammers are [3.35] to win.
West Ham are unbeaten in the Premier League versus Crystal Palace under Slaven Bilic (W3 D1 L0). The draw is [3.4].
Crystal Palace have won only seven of their 23 Premier League home games since the start of 2016-17 (W7 D2 L14). West Ham are [2.38] in the draw no bet market.
Palace have won just three points from their opening nine Premier League games this season. In 2013-14, they won three points in their first 10 games and still finished the season in 11th position. West Ham are [1.7] double chance.
Since Slaven Bilic was appointed as West Ham manager in the summer of 2015, West Ham have won as many games that they have lost in the Premier League (30) and have collected 115 points - more than Stoke, Watford, West Brom, Swansea, Bournemouth and Crystal Palace from the same number of games (85). The draw half-time/West Ham full-time double result is [7.8].
Crystal Palace have lost 12 of their last 14 Premier League games to nil. Over 2017 as a whole, 17 of their 29 Premier League games have seen them lose without scoring. West Ham are [5.4] to win to nil.
Crystal Palace have scored just two goals in their nine Premier League games so far this season. Their xG total is the 9th best in the competition (10.39), suggesting the average side would be expected to score 10 of these chances - this is higher than Chelsea's xG total (9.46), who have scored 17 goals from their chances. Back both teams to score at [1.82].
Manuel Lanzini has scored in all four of his Premier League games against Crystal Palace (four goals). Lanzini has netted more Premier League goals vs the Eagles than any other West Ham player. Lanzini is [4.4] to score.
Nine of Manuel Lanzini's 14 Premier League goals have come in London derby matches (64%). He's [10.0] to score the first goal.
Only Riyad Mahrez (50) has attempted more dribbles this season than Palace's Andros Townsend & West Ham's Michail Antonio (both 43). However, the Palace winger has beaten his opponent with 30 of these (70%) while Antonio has only been successful with 13 (30%). Townsend is [4.8] to score.
Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L
Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts