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Betting Preview: West Ham United vs Arsenal: Back the Gunners to claim derby honours

03:36 GMT 13/12/2017
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The Gunners will be hoping to get back to winning ways when they travel a short distance to face the Hammers

West Ham United welcome Arsenal to the London Stadium for their English Premier League clash on Wednesday night.

David Moyes’ side shocked Chelsea 1-0 at the weekend - their first triumph in seven games, and will be aiming to cause another upset at (5.25) with Bet365 when the Gunners come visiting. They have only managed 13 points from 16 league games this season and hang in 18th spot with just three wins.

The Hammers are on the back foot on head to head with their visitors after losing 15 of their last 19 meetings and might not have it easy on this occasion.

Both sides have met 119 times with 33 ending in stalemates and the same betting firm is offering (4.20) for a share of spoils at the end of 90 minutes.

For Arsene Wenger’s side, they could only draw at Southampton on Sunday and will be going all out to claim their tenth top-flight victory this term.

Having won nine of their last 16 games outside the Emirates Stadium, the betting firm is putting up (1.66) for Arsenal to come out on top in the outing.

The two teams have found the back of the net in nine of their last 15 meetings and odds of (1.70) for that outcome to repeat itself.

Goals will be expected to be at a premium bearing in mind that their last ten meetings produced 41 goals and the bookmakers are offering (1.66) for over 2.5 goals to surface in the tie.

Olivier Giroud saved Arsenal from defeat last time out and the bookies are pricing (1.90) for him to score anytime.

Marko Arnautovic got the only goal for West Ham at the weekend which was his first for the club since joining from Stoke City in the summer and Bet365 is backing the Austrian at the price of (4.00) to score anytime.

*Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly