Huddersfield Town v West Ham United Betting Preview: Latest odds, team news, tips and predictions

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The Hammers were held in the FA Cup last weekend, but our tipster thinks that David Moyes' men can get back to winning ways in West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Town will be hoping to make home advantage count when they welcome West Ham United to John Smith's Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Terriers have been beaten in just three of their 12 matches on home soil so far this season and, so, David Wagner's men will fancy their chances of claiming a vital victory against the Hammers this weekend.

Latest odds

Huddersfield, however, have come out on top in just one of their last five home fixtures and SportPesa offer 17/10 (2.70) that the Terriers pick up all three points against David Moyes' men in West Yorkshire.

West Ham were held to a goalless draw against Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup last weekend, but Moyes' men have enjoyed a solid enough start to 2018; furthermore, the Hammers have lost just one of their last seven Premier League matches and the east Londoners will leapfrog the Terriers in the table should they claim victory in this clash.

Aaron Mooy, Huddersfield

The tempting price of 2/1 (3.0) is available on the Hammers winning in West Yorkshire, while the odds compilers go 41/20 (3.05) that both sides are forced to settle for a share of the spoils.

Team news

David Wagner will hope to have Phillip Billing available again following ankle surgery, although the 21-year-old midfielder is likely to have to settle for a place on the substitutes' bench at best.

For the visitors, Winston Reid was forced off in the dying minutes of last Sunday's FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury Town and David Moyes will be hoping that the New Zealand international is fit to take his place in the team this weekend.

A low-scoring contest?

Goals could prove hard to come by when these two teams meet, as there have been fewer than three goals scored in seven of the eight league matches in which Wagner's side have avoided defeat at John Smith's Stadium this season.

Huddersfield West Ham graphic

Huddersfield have kept a clean sheet in five Premier League matches on their own patch this season, conceding just 12 goals, while the previous meeting between the teams ended in a 2-0 win for West Ham United at London Stadium back in September.

As such, the 1/2 (1.50) quote from SportPesa for fewer than three goals to be scored could well prove to be a solid selection; the Terriers have scored more than one goal in just two of their last 13 league matches - and in just one of their last six home matches - whilst the same firm offer 7/4 (2.75) that the toothless Terriers are unable to find a way past Moyes' well-drilled team.

Tips and predictions

The Hammers have been impressive in the Premier League since enjoying a 1-0 win against Chelsea last month and Moyes' men can maintain momentum by taking all three points against the hosts on Saturday afternoon.

The east Londoners have scored 11 goals in their last five league fixtures and they may prove to be too strong for Wagner's charges this weekend; SportPesa's 2/1 (3.0) quote for West Ham United to win, therefore, could offer decent value for punters here.

Betting Banner - Best Bet West Ham United to win at 2/1 (3.0) for a 1pt stake with SportPesa SportPesa footer

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