West Ham vs Manchester United Odds – Monday 2nd January 2017 – 17:15 – Sky Sports 1
West Ham are 17/4 with the draw at 3/1 and Man United are 8/13
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West Ham welcome Manchester United to the London Stadium in another round of festive fixtures, continuing with the first period of New Year Premier League action.
Slaven Bilic’s side come into this match on the back of a narrow defeat away against Leicester, with the Foxes winning 1-0.
Islam Slimani (20) scored what proved to be the only goal of the game, heading past in-form Darren Randolph.
It was a sumptuous cross from Marc Albrighton, who’s wicked cross from the right wing managed to find Slimani in the six-yard box.
West Ham have had a poor season so far, but they now find themselves in a great run of form despite that defeat.
Slaven Bilic’s side have drawn both against Manchester United and now at Liverpool, they were on a run of three successive wins for the first time this season.
West Ham will be looking to make it four wins in five matches, with another win potentially taking them back into the top ten.
The Hammers head into this fixture as the underdogs, despite home advantage and their good recent form.
West Ham will be looking to register their seventh win of the season, they will also be looking to get back to winning ways.
Slaven Bilic’s men will be looking to better their recent record against United, they haven’t won in the Premier League since 2007.
United In Great Form
Manchester United come into this match on the back of five successive wins, for the first time since their excellent run at the start of the season.
They come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Middlesbrough, with United having to dig deep for that result.
Grant Leadbitter (67) ensured Middlesbrough took a shock lead at the Theatre of Dreams, the visitors inspired by the efforts of goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
Two goals in two minutes from United ensured that they took all three points, with Anthony Martial (85) and a Paul Pogba header (86) completing an emphatic win.
United Of Old
Recent results will have delighted both United and Mourinho, with United finally showing the cutting edge required to close out matches.
Ibrahimovic has scored 13 goals in the Premier League already this season, with Mkhitaryan also scoring in his last three successive matches.
Jose Mourinho’s side will be looking for another response, in the process securing six wins and putting more pressure on their rivals.
Manchester United come into this tie as heavy favourites, with their pedigree and form this season informing those odds.
They will be looking to capitalise on their dominance, they will also want to put the result at Old Trafford right in the process.
Jose Mourinho’s side will be looking to continue their overall record against the Hammers, in 115 matches, United have won 55, drawn 28 and lost 32.
Both teams are 4/5 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for West Ham are Andy Carroll at 15/2 with Simeone Zaza and Dimitri Payet at 9/1. For Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at 7/2 with Wayne Rooney and Marcus Rashford at 5/1.
The last time that these two sides met Manchester United won 4-1 and the odds of the same result are 28/1.
West Ham vs Manchester United Odds
Tip 1 – Payet to score first @ 9/1
Tip 2 – Manchester United to win 2-1 @ 15/2