Opta Stats: West Ham v Newcastle

Will Rafa Benitez inspire Newcastle when they travel to West Ham?
Will Rafa Benitez inspire Newcastle when they travel to West Ham?

Can Newcastle turn around their poor form when they travel to West Ham? Opta rates their chances.

"West Ham United have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three Premier League games – they’ve only kept four in a row in the competition once before, back in February 2014 under Sam Allardyce."

They are 2.68/5 to not concede.

West Ham United have won their last two home Premier League games against Newcastle. They are 2.245/4 to win again.

After doing the double over West Ham in their first two Premier League seasons in 1993-94 and 1994-95, Newcastle have managed it just once since (in 2010-11). Newcastle are 3.7511/4 to roll back the years.

West Ham beat Huddersfield but lost 3-0 to Brighton at London Stadium in October - the Hammers haven't lost two home matches to newly promoted sides in the same season since 2006-07 (Reading and Watford). Newcastle are 2.6613/8 in the Draw No Bet market.

West Ham United have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three Premier League games - they've only kept four in a row in the competition once before, back in February 2014 under Sam Allardyce. They are 2.68/5 to not concede.

Newcastle United haven't lost five consecutive Premier League games since May 2015, a run of eight under John Carver. West Ham are 1.584/7 Draw No Bet.

Newcastle have lost 71 Premier League games in London - more than any other side from outside the capital. West Ham are 3.7511/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Rafael Benitez has won 10 of his 13 Premier League matches against West Ham (D1 L2). Newcastle are 1.794/5 in the Double Chance market.

The Spaniard has also won seven and lost none of his last nine Premier League encounters with David Moyes - his most recent meeting was a 2-1 win as Chelsea boss in Moyes' final match as Everton boss in May 2013. A draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is 8.27/1.

Since Adrian came into the West Ham team against Man City, the Hammers have conceded just two goals in four games, keeping three clean sheets. With Joe Hart in goal, they kept three clean sheets in 14 games and conceded 30 goals. Under 2.5 goals is 1.748/11.

Marko Arnautovic has scored two goals in his last three Premier League games - more than he'd scored in his previous 20 combined with West Ham and Stoke (1). Arnautovic is 3.7511/4 to score.

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