Opta Stats: West Ham United v Aston Villa

Will Paul Lambert be left looking even more miserable after Aston Villa's match with West Ham?
Will Paul Lambert be left looking even more miserable after Aston Villa's match with West Ham?

It's a battle of the claret and the blues between two sides in contrasting form, as West Ham host Aston Villa. Opta have all the stats.

"Aston Villa have hit the target with a lower percentage of shots than any other team in the Premier League (29%)."

West Ham are 2.526/4 to keep a clean sheet.

The Hammers have won just five of the last 27 Premier League meetings with the Villans (W5 D13 L9). The draw is 3.814/5.

Andreas Weimann has either scored (3) or assisted (1) four of Aston Villa's five Barclays Premier League goals this season. Weimann is 4.57/2 to score.

Aston Villa have only ever had fewer than 10 points in two previous Premier League campaigns after 10 matches (2005-06 & 2012-13). They are 4.57/2 to be relegated.

Aston Villa have lost six consecutive league games for the first time since August 1967. West Ham are 1.774/5 to inflict another.

17 points and a goal difference of +5 is West Ham's best ever start to a Premier League season. They are 8.615/2 to finish in the top six.

Kevin Nolan has scored three goals in four Premier League games for West Ham against Aston Villa. Nolan is 3.613/5 to score.

West Ham United have scored more headed goals than any other team in the Premier League this season (8) and three more than Sam Allardyce's team managed in the whole of last season (5). Central defender Winston Reid is 10.09/1 to score.

Aston Villa have hit the target with a lower percentage of shots than any other team in the Premier League (29%). West Ham are 2.526/4 to keep a clean sheet.

Paul Lambert's side have won none of their last seven Premier League away trips to London (D1 L6) and lost the last five in a row. West Ham are 2.829/5 to win half-time/full-time.

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