Can West Ham end their terrible run when they take on Middlesbrough? Opta rates their chances.
"Since the start of April, West Ham have conceded 19 home goals, more than any other Premier League team in that period."
West Ham United have won their last seven Premier League home games against Middlesbrough; only versus Blackburn (9) have they recorded a longer winning streak at home. The Hammers are 2.186/5 to win.
Alvaro Negredo has scored five goals in four appearances (all comps) against the Hammers, although all five goals arrived in the EFL Cup (0 in 2 apps in the PL). Negredo is 3.39/4 to score.
West Ham have lost five of their opening six top-flight games in a season for the first time in their history. Middlesbrough are 3.7511/4 to inflict another defeat.
Boro have lost their last five Premier League away games in London and have won only two of their last 22 trips to the nation's capital (D3 L17). The draw half-time/West Ham full-time double result is 5.95/1.
Since the start of April, West Ham have conceded 19 home goals, more than any other Premier League team in that period. Over 2.5 goals is 2.0421/20.
Middlesbrough's haven't scored more than once in an away league game at West Ham since a 2-1 win in April 1989, netting four goals in 14 games since. Under 2.5 is 1.910/11.
The Hammers have allowed their opposition 32 shots on target from inside the penalty area in the Premier League this season, more than 14 teams have allowed in total. Both teams to score is 1.84/5.
Alvaro Negredo has scored in only one of his last 18 Premier League appearances. West Ham are 2.789/5 to keep a clean sheet.
West Ham have lost all four Premier League games Dimitri Payet has appeared in this season - he only lost six games in the whole of 2015-16. You can lay West Ham at 2.26/5.
Víctor Valdés has played six Premier League games (two for Man Utd, four for Middlesbrough) and has never been on the winning side. West Ham are 3.55/2 to win half-time/full-time.
Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL
Staked: 65 pts
Returned: 66.85 pts
P/L: +1.85 pts