Opta Stats: West Ham United v Crystal Palace

Will the sun be shining on Alan Pardew and his Crystal Palace side against his former side West Ham?
Will the sun be shining on Alan Pardew and his Crystal Palace side against his former club West Ham?

Having suffered last minuted heartbreak against Spurs last weekend, West Ham face another London derby against Crystal Palace. Opta provides the stats.

"Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew have both managed Newcastle United and West Ham United in the Premier League. Head to head, Allardyce has won five and lost one of their nine meetings as opposition coaches."

West Ham are 6/52.16 to win.

Marouane Chamakh has scored in both of his Premier League games for Palace against the Hammers. Chamakh is 11/43.75 to score.

Jerome Thomas has scored three goals in four Barclays Premier League games against West Ham. With Thomas injured, West Ham are 9/52.78 to keep a clean sheet.

Crystal Palace have won four of their last seven matches in all competitions against West Ham. Palace are 3/13.95 to win.

West Ham have won just one of their last nine Premier League matches (W1 D5 L3). The draw is 5/23.5.

Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew have both managed Newcastle United and West Ham United in the Premier League. Head to head, Allardyce has won five and lost one of their nine meetings as opposition coaches. West Ham are 6/52.16 to win.

Palace have won just one of their last eight London derbies (W1 D3 L4) since beating West Ham at Upton Park last season. The Hammers are 3.55 to win half-time/full-time.

West Ham have picked up 199 points in Premier League London derbies. The odds of West Ham moving to 200 points with a draw half-time/full-time at 9/25.4.

This is the joint-most points Crystal Palace have ever had after 26 games of a Premier League season (27). The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time is 8/19.2.

The Eagles have the worst crossing success rate from open play of all top flight teams so far this season (16%). Under 2.5 goals is 4/51.83.

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