Gillingham vs West Ham Predictions & Betting Odds – 5th January 2020

West Ham to book safe passage to the fourth round

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Gillingham vs West Ham Betting Tips – FA Cup, 5th January 6.16pm

A change of manager did West Ham the power of good, as they pummeled Bournemouth on New Years’ Day. That’s the last thing that League Two side Gillingham would have wanted to see ahead of this FA Cup third round tie. Read our predictions for Gillingham vs West Ham.

Gillingham vs West Ham Betting Odds*

West Ham 8/15
Draw 7/2
Gillingham 9/2

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Gillingham News and Form – Can Gillingham produce a cup upset?

Gillingham are a mid-table side in League Two. That having been said they are undefeated in their last six league games. Of the eight victories that they have produced in the division this season, seven of them have been on home soil. Their FA Cup campaign started against fellow League Two side Sunderland in the first round. The Gills needed extra time in a home replay to secure passage. In the last round they came up with a 3-0 home win over Doncaster.

West Ham -2.25 Asian Handicap
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That is a run of just one loss in their last eight FA Cup fixtures now (W4 D1). The Gills are on a three match winning streak on home soil in the competition. They have not conceded in any of their last four such matches, suffering one defeat in their last nine. There hasn’t been one Premier League side faced however in that sequence. The Gills are unbeaten (W6 D2) in their last eight home games in all competitions, taking a clean sheet in six.

Gillingham vs West Ham Head to Head

This is the first meeting since the 2004/05 Championship season
West Ham won both meetings that season
The Hammers are W3 L1 in the overall head to head with Gillingham
The only win for the Gills over the Hammers was in 2003 in Division 1

 

Key-Facts – Gillingham vs West Ham

  • Gillingham are undefeated in seven FA Cup home games
  • West Ham are winless in four away games in the competition
  • The Irons have won 2 of their last 9 awya games in all competitions

 

West Ham News and Form – Can West Ham win at Gillingham?

West Ham are only two points above the drop zone in the Premier League. But after losing 9 games in a run of 12 top flight fixtures, David Moyes returned to replace the sacked Manuel Pellegrini and big things happened. The Hammers beat Bournemouth 4-0 and were full of attacking intent and desire. Something that had been sorely lacking.

West Ham don’t have great away form in the FA Cup. Last season they lost in the fourth round away at AFC Wimbledon. That is back to back FA Cup road losses that the Irons have suffered and are winless in four such fixtures (D2 L2). It has been only one win in their last seven away games in the competition. West Ham have won just two of their last nine away games in all competitions, including a 4-0 League Cup defeat at Oxford.

Gillingham vs West Ham Tips & Odds

West Ham to win & BTTS at 2/1
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6

* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 3rd, 2020 at 6:35 p.m.)

Gillingham vs West Ham Predictions

West Ham to win: Gillingham are in good shape on home soil, but still, if West Ham turn up and play half as well as they did against Bournemouth on the weekend,this should produce a comfortable away win. West Ham to win & BTTS.


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