Arsenal vs West Ham Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Arsenal vs West Ham Odds – Wednesday 5th April 2017 – 19:45

Arsenal are 2/5 with the draw at 15/4 and West Ham are 13/2

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Arsenal welcome West Ham to the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, in a crucial London derby.

The Gunners come into this match in poor form, but they put in an improved performance in Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Manchester City.

Leroy Sane (5) gave City an early lead, with the home side stunned by Pep Guardiola’s men.

The Gunners equalised on the stroke of half time through Theo Walcott (40), with former Gunner Gael Clichy producing some comical defending.

That lead lasted less than 3 minutes, when Sergio Aguero (42) gave City the lead from a tight angle.

Shkodran Mustafi (53) scored the Gunners second equaliser, with the defender heading a Mesut Ozil cross past Caballero.

Gunners Down And Out

The Gunners desperately need to get back on track, with the Gunners winless in their last three matches.

Poor results against Bayern Munich, Liverpool and West Brom now mean they have lost three of their last six matches.

Arsenal still remain in the FA Cup, but they are in serious danger of failing to qualify for the Champions League.

During Wenger’s tenure they have never failed to qualify for the Champions League, and have never finished below Tottenham.

Gunners Favourites

Arsenal come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage decisive in informing the bookies.

The Gunners will be looking to avoid three league defeats in four matches, they have conceded 5 goals in their last two matches.

Arsenal will be looking to continue their overall form against West Ham, they have won 57 of their 118 meetings.

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Four Successive Defeats

Slaven Bilic’s side come into this match on the back of another defeat, this time a 2-1 defeat against Hull.

Andy Carroll (18) opened the scoring for the visitors, with Carrol scoring his 50th Premier League goal in the process.

It wasn’t until the second half that the hosts came back into the match, with Andy Robertson scoring in the 53rd.

Andrea Ranocchia (85) scored late on, with the Tigers securing a precious win in their fight against relegation.

For Slaven Bilic and his side it is another devastating result, with the Hammers now on a run of four successive defeats.

Wins Needed

West Ham do come into this match in poor recent form, with that defeat their fourth in succession.

They have been beaten by Leicester, Bournemouth, Hull City and Chelsea in recent matches, winning none of their last six.

The Hammers have been beaten by three sides that are in and around them, that will be of enormous concern to Bilic.

His side now find themselves in 14th place, with this rotten run ensuring they are back in the relegation battle.

Hammers Underdogs

West Ham face a tough challenge against Arsenal, with the Gunners also desperate to register a win for their own cause.

Slaven Bilic’s men come into the match as underdogs, with their appalling recent record informing the bookies.

The Hammers will be looking to avenge the 5-1 defeat suffered at home earlier in the season.

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Both teams are 4/7 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Arsenal are Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud at 100/30 with Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott at 5/1. For West Ham, Andy Carroll is at 9/1 with Michail Antonio at 10/1.

The last time that these two sides met Arsenal won 5-1 and the odds of the same result are 33/1.

Arsenal vs West Ham Odds

Tip 1 – Giroud to score first @ 100/30

Tip 2 – Arsenal to win 3-1 @ 9/1