West Ham v Brentford: Antonio can continue scoring streak

Michael Antonio.
Will Michail Antonio find the target for West Ham again, when he goes up against Brentford?

It's a London derby on Sunday as West Ham take on Brentford and Dan Fitch has his money on Michail Antonio to score again.

"Michail Antonio scored a late winner for West Ham at Leeds last weekend. That took his tally to five goals in as many games and the striker is 2.56/4 to score."

Back Antonio to score for West Ham against Brentford at 2.56/4

West Ham 1.9310/11 v Brentford 4.77/2; The Draw 3.711/4
Sunday 3 October, 14:00

Hammers handling fixture pressure

West Ham will be looking to continue their positive start to the season, when they host Brentford on Sunday.

They have only lost one game in the Premier League season (P6 W3 D2) and that defeat came courtesy of a late goal against Manchester United, when Mark Noble spurned a last-gasp chance to equalise from the spot. West Ham took revenge on Manchester United with a 1-0 EFL Cup win at Old Trafford and have won both of their two games in the Europa League this season.

The latest of those victories came on Thursday night, when West Ham beat Rapid Vienna 2-0. A concern for this season was that the extra European fixtures would test West Ham's squad, but so far they are coping. Said Benrahma scored on Thursday and is really delivering now, having made a slow start to his West Ham career, when he signed from Brentford last season.

Ryan Fredericks and Vladimir Coufal both missed the game against Rapid Vienna with injuries and face fitness tests. They are the only players likely to be unavailable to David Moyes.

Bees are buzzing

Brentford have continued to exceed expectations having won promotion to the Premier League.

The Bees pulled off a shock last week when they fought out a hugely entertaining match with Liverpool, that finished in a 3-3 draw. That result means that like West Ham, they have only lost once in the Premier League this season (P6 W2 D3).

That draw against Liverpool and the victory against Arsenal, suggest that Brentford can really make home advantage count. That said, they are unbeaten on the road, in three away games (W1 D2), winning 2-0 at Wolves in their last away outing.

Ethan Pinnock picked up an injury against Liverpool and is a doubt. Bech Sorensen and Josh Da Silva are both definitely out.

Brentford could punish any mistake

West Ham are the favourites at 1.9310/11, with the draw at 3.711/4 and Brentford out at 4.77/2.

The price for the hosts seems reasonable, but as well as West Ham are playing, Brentford's own form casts doubts. West Ham's defeat against Manchester United followed their first Europa League game and Moyes picked a strong side for Thursday's game.

With Brentford coming into this match fresher, they could avoid defeat. The draw looks the most likely result at 3.711/4.

West Ham reliable scorers at home

If the game is to be drawn, then it's likely that Brentford will have to score. West Ham have found the net in all four of their home games and have conceded in three of them. Both teams to score is 1.834/5.

Michail Antonio scored a late winner for West Ham at Leeds last weekend. That took his tally to five goals in as many games and the striker is 2.56/4 to score. In addition to Benrahma's goal in midweek, the Algerian has three goals in six games and can be backed at 4.57/2 to add to his tally.

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