Everton vs West Ham predictions for Wednesday’s Premier League clash at Goodison Park. Everton hope to stop the rot with a result against West Ham in this midweek round of Premier League games. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
Everton vs West Ham:Both Teams To Score
West Ham United to Win
Everton vs West Ham:West Ham United 3-2
Reason For Everton vs West Ham Betting Tips
Everton sank to new depths last week as they were demolished at the hands of an Atalanta side who had failed to win away from home all season, before losing 4-1 to a Southampton side who previously struggled in front of goal. These 5-1 and 4-1 defeats respectively mark a new low point in their already tumultuous season, and they really need something to change in the near future.
The Toffees have now lost seven of their last nine in all competitions, conceding a huge 27 goals in the process and failing to keep a single clean sheet. Not only has this run put them out of the Europa League, but they are now just two points clear of the relegation zone and look one of the worst sides in the Premier League.
Things don’t even get better at Goodison Park. They have won four times there, but three of those came in the first two months of the season. More recently they have lost four of their last five, but in West Ham they have a real chance of getting back on track.
West Ham won’t see it that way however. The Hammers are also out of frame, with a 1-1 draw against Leicester on Friday making it four games without a win. Be that as it may, they will take a gander at this fixture as a way to secure a certainty boosting win, and right now they are unquestionably looking a superior team than Everton are.
Much like their adversaries, West Ham also battle at the back. They have kept only two clean sheets on the road all season, and one of those was against Cheltenham in the League Cup. Overall they have sent 17 goals in their nine aggressive away days, and wind up battling in the last three. A win on Wednesday would see them escape the drop zone however.
All signs point towards a fairly high scoring affair here. These two sides have the two most noticeably awful guarded records in the Premier League, and Everton have actually managed to score in all however two of their home games this season. West Ham, similarly, have just failed to locate the net in two of their last eight on the road, so we’re backing Both Teams to Score as our main expectation.
To be completely forthright, it’s hard to see Everton grabbing a point from anywhere right now. It’s astounding to see them such solid favorites for this one based on their current performances, so we’re also going for a West Ham win alongside a 3-2 adjust score expectations.
Everton have won two, drawn three, and lost one of their last six gatherings with West Ham, with the two teams scoring in four of them.
Everton versus West Ham Stats
Everton have lost 45% of their home games, including 80% of their last five. The Toffees have yielded an average of 2.15 goals for every game in the Premier League this season, while West Ham have surrendered two for each game.
Everton Team News
Oumar Niasse remains suspended for Everton, while Leighton Baines, Michael Keane, and Mason Holgate are all suspicious. James McCarthy, Marten Stekelenburg, Ross Barkley, Ramiro Funes Mori, Seamus Coleman, and Yannick Bolasie make up whatever is left of their protracted damage list.
West Ham Team News
Marko Arnautovic faces a late wellness test after harming his knee, as does Michail Antonio because of a rib issue. Javier Hernandez, Sam Byram, Jose Fonte, and James Collins are all out.