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Opta Stats: West Ham v Swansea

Can Paul Clement inspire Swansea when they travel to West Ham?
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Only a point separates struggling West Ham and Swansea. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"West Ham have only lost one of their last nine Premier League games against Swansea (W5 D3), a 4-1 defeat at the London Stadium in May 2016."

The draw is [3.8].

West Ham have only lost one of their last nine Premier League games against Swansea (W5 D3), a 4-1 defeat at the London Stadium in May 2016. The draw is [3.8].

Swansea have never kept an away clean sheet at West Ham, conceding 74 goals in 31 games in all competitions, stretching back to an FA Cup match in 1922 (W2 D7 L22). Over 2.5 goals is [2.08].

Swansea have kept as many away Premier League clean sheets so far this season (3) as they managed in the previous two seasons combined. They are [4.5] to keep a clean sheet.

Only three Premier League teams have ever kept a clean sheet in their first four away games of a season - Manchester United in 1997/98, Leicester City in 2000/01 and Chelsea in 2004/05. Under 2.5 goals is [1.84].

West Ham United have only held the lead for 18 minutes in the Premier League so far this season - only Crystal Palace (0 mins) have been in front for less time. You can lay West Ham at [1.93].

Swansea City have allowed their opponents 72 more shots in total & 23 more shots on target than they have attempted themselves in the Premier League this season; the biggest negative differential by a team in 2017-18 so far. West Ham are [1.92] to win.

The Swans have scored just three goals and attempted 10 shots on target in the Premier League this season; the same goal tally as West Ham striker Javier Hernandez (3) who has attempted seven shots on target alone. West Ham are [3.1] to keep a clean sheet.

Javier Hernandez has now scored 40 Premier League goals - all inside the box. The only players with more goals in the competition to have all come from inside the box are John Terry (41) and Tim Cahill (56). Hernandez is [2.5] to score.

Andy Carroll has been involved in eight goals in six Premier League games against Swansea for the Hammers, scoring five goals and assisting three. Carroll has been involved in six of the eight home goals the Hammers have scored against Swansea in the Premier League (three goals, three assists). Carroll is [2.65] to find the net.

Slaven Bilic has averaged 1.35 points per league game as West Ham United manager - this is the best record of any permanent manager the Hammers have had in the Premier League. West Ham are [1.38] in the Draw No Bet market.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 98 pts
Returned: 86.40 pts
P/L: -11.60 pts

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