West Ham United vs. Liverpool: EPL Game Preview


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Two surging teams clash on Sunday when West Ham United hosts Liverpool in what promises to be a very entertaining Premier League game. West Ham United is coming off a 4-1 road win against Aston Villa on Sunday while Liverpool had a 2-2 home draw against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. West Ham United is in fourth place in the Premier League standings with 20 points in 10 games while Liverpool is in second place with 22 points in 10 games.

The player to watch in this game is Mohamed Salah. Former Liverpool winger Luis Garcia recently backed Salah to improve his goalscoring record at Liverpool further this season: “He is becoming more and more important. He knows where he has to be. I think we can see a different Salah at the moment.” Salah has been on fire, with 10 goals in 10 Premier League games this season and he can be a difference-maker on Sunday. 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: 4.60
• Liverpool: 1.67
• Draw: 4.20

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

• Over 2.5, 3 (1.69)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.26)

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: West Ham United, coming off a 4-1 road win against Aston Villa on Sunday, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 5 Premier League games. Liverpool, coming off a 2-2 home win against Brighton & Hove Albion last Saturday, have 3 draws, 2 wins and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.

Momentum: Liverpool has been on an upward trend — with 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two teams last matched up in Premier League action on January 31 and Liverpool won 3-1.

Projected Leaders

For West Ham United, Michail Antonio has a 36.06 percent chance to score. He averages 1.8 shots overall per sim, 1.03 shots on goal per and 0.44 goals per sim.

For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has a 51.62 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.41 shots overall per sim, 1.59 shots on goal per and 0.72 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Liverpool Moneyline.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Liverpool in this one. Average score in simulations is Liverpool 1.98 to West Ham United 1.26.

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