West Ham United vs Chelsea: EPL Game Preview

West Ham United vs Chelsea: EPL Game Preview

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The Premier League continues next week! The games will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic and we will have an intriguing contest on Wednesday, when West Ham United hosts Chelsea.

West Ham United is coming off a 2-0 road loss against Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday while Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 at home last Thursday. West Ham United is in 17th place with just 27 points in 31 games, fighting to avoid relegation. Chelsea, on the other hand, is fourth with 54 points in 31 games.

Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• West Ham United: 5.20
• Chelsea: 1.67
• Draw: 4.20

• West Ham United: +0.5, +1 (2.07)
• Chelsea: -0.5, -1 (1.86)

• Over 2.5, 3 (1.94)
• Under 2.5, 3 (1.96)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: West Ham United, coming off a 2-0 road loss vs Tottenham Hotspur, have 5 losses, 1 win and 0 losses in their last 6 Premier League games. Chelsea, coming off a 2-1 home win vs Manchester City, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: Chelsea has been on an upward trend — winning 5 of their last 6 games in the Premier League.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on Nov. 30, 2019 and West Ham United won 1-0.

Projected Leaders

For West Ham United, Jarrod Bowen has a 35.02 percent chance to score. He averages 1.98 shots overall per sim, 0.80 shots on goal per and 0.43 goals per sim.

For Chelsea, Christian Pulisic has a 28.82 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.16 shots overall per sim, 0.94 shots on goal per and 0.34 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick


Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Chelsea 1.55 to West Ham United 1.1.

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