The two sides will have their sights set on the top 10 this season, with both managers feeling as though this game will be winnable and that should make for an entertaining encounter.
The Saints go into this match after a narrow loss away at Norwich at the end of August. Mauricio Pochettino's side had made a strong start to the season, winning away at West Brom before drawing with Sunderland at home.
The Saints then travelled to Barnsley in the Capital One Cup, comprehensively beating them 5-1. Betway price them as heavy favourites to bounce back with a win at 4/5 (1.80).
West Ham, like Southampton, lost their last match against Stoke City, beating the Hammers 1-0 at Upton Park. Sam Allardyce's men had picked up four points before the match, beating Cardiff City on the opening day, before drawing with Newcastle away from home.
Mirroring Southampton again, West Ham then won in the Capital One Cup against Cheltenham. Betway price them at 7/2 (4.50) to take all three points. The same firm price the draw at 5/2 (3.50).
With both sides in inconsistent form, it's tough to pick out a winner in this fixture. The bet that stands out the most is under 2.5 goals at 4/5 (1.80) with Betway.
This bet has landed in all three league fixtures for both sides this season, and is certainly worth backing. With West Ham struggling for attacking options due to injuries, you feel it could be a low-scoring affair on Sunday.
|Under 2.5 goals at 4/5 (1.80) for a 2pt stake with Betway
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