West Ham v Crystal Palace Predictions & Betting Odds – 8th December 2018

Hammers can continue in positive form

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West Ham v Crystal Palace Betting Tips – Premier League, 8th December 3.00pm

This will be a game between two sides who have had something in common this season. That will be a lack of consistency. You just never look as if you know what you are going to get from either of them. That should mean that this is an entertaining battle in London. Read our predictions for West Ham v Crystal Palace.

West Ham v Crystal Palace Betting Odds*

West Ham 11/10
Draw 23/10
Crystal Palace 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:41 p.m.)

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West Ham News and Form

The Hammers earned a good 3-1 home win over Cardiff in midweek

That gave them back to back Premier League wins

Their current form reads W3 D2 L1 in their last six, the only defeat in the sequence coming against Man City

The Hammers are W2 D1 at home in their last three

Overall they are W3 D1 L4 at home this season

Marko Arnautovic was injured against Cardiff and will be missing for a while

The Hammers have produced 11 goals at home, conceding 12

West Ham have actually failed to score in half of their home games in the EPL

62% of their home games this term have gone over 2.5 goals

Exactly half of their home games have produced at least four goals

The Irons have earned just one home clean sheet this season at home

They have failed to take a clean sheet in any of their last five home games

They have scored 64% of their home goals after the half time break

West Ham have been losing at half time just twice this season on home soil

West Ham v Crystal Palace Head to Head

There were two draws between them in the EPL last season
The Hammers are unbeaten in six league games against Palace (W3 D3)
The Hammers are W1 D2 in their last three at home against Palace
Six of the last eight EPL meetings have gone over 2.5 goals

Crystal Palace News and Form

Palace were toppled in a 3-1 loss out at Brighton in midweek

Away from home this season they are W2 D1 L5

The Eagles have one point from their last five road games though

In total the Eagles have come up with seven road goals, conceding twelve

They have scored just the two goals in their last four away from home

Five of their seven away goals this term have been in the second half of games

Palace have failed to win away at any side currently above them in the table (D1 L5)

Crystal Palace have earned a clean sheet in 38% of their away games

They have conceded the opening goal in five of their eight away games

Only Huddersfield have scored fewer league goals than Palace have done this season

Three of Crystal Palace’s away losses this season have been by a margin of two goals

Both teams have scored in just one of Crystal Palace’s last four league games

West Ham v Crystal Palace Tips & Odds

West Ham 3-1 correct score at 18/1
Both teams to score at 3/4
Over 2.5 goals at 10/11
*(betting odds taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:29 pm)

West Ham v Crystal Palace Predictions

West Ham to win: Our prediction is a home win in West Ham v Crystal Palace on the weekend. Palace may not have enough of an answer, that is of course as long as the confident West Ham shows up in the game. Home win.

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