Time is running out for Sunderland as they prepare to host West Ham. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Sunderland have now gone seven successive Premier League games and 675 minutes without scoring."
Sunderland are winless in their last seven league games against West Ham (D3 L4), with the last two finishing 1-0 to the Hammers. West Ham are [2.36] to win.
However, West Ham haven't done the league double against Sunderland since the 2008/09 campaign (under Gianfranco Zola). The draw is [3.6].
Jermain Defoe has scored six goals in 15 Premier League games against his former club. Defoe is [2.5] to score.
Sunderland have now gone seven successive Premier League games and 675 minutes without scoring. Under 2.5 goals is [2.02].
On Saturday, it'll be over three months since Sunderland scored a goal at home in the Premier League (January 14th) and they've now attempted 51 successive shots without scoring at the Stadium of Light. Under 1.5 goals is [3.95].
West Ham have lost 16 Premier League matches this season, already twice the number they lost in the whole of last season (8). Sunderland are [3.3] to win.
Dimitri Payet (74) has still created 33 more goalscoring chances than any other West Ham United player in the Premier League this season (Lanzini - 41); despite playing his last game in the competition on January 2nd. Sunderland are [4.33] to keep a clean sheet.
Since Slaven Bilic took over as West Ham manager, the Hammers have been given a league-high nine red cards in the competition (four in 2016-17, five in 2015-16). The odds of a player being sent off in the match are [5.5].
West Ham (57) have conceded more Premier League goals than bottom of the league side Sunderland (56) this season. Only Swansea (67), Hull (64) and Bournemouth (59) have conceded more than these two teams. Both teams to score is [1.72].
On the day of this game, Sunderland will have spent 224 days in the relegation zone this season. The record for a single season is held by Sheffield Wednesday in 1999-00 (278 days) and if Sunderland remain in the bottom three between now and the end of the season they can only reach 261 days in 2016-17. Sunderland are [1.28] to finish rock bottom.
Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L
Staked: 450 pts
Returned: 446.60 pts
P/L: -3.40 pts