Betting Preview: West Ham United vs West Bromwich Albion: Back the Hammers to avoid defeat

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The Hammers will be seeking to put behind them their recent unimpressive form when they clash with the Baggies in their first game of the New Year

West Ham United slug it out with West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday for their English Premier League duel at the London Stadium.

The Hammers are just two points and a place better than their visitors on the table as they both look to continue their relegation survival.

James Collins, West Ham

David Moyes’ men know that a win will bolster their chances of moving away from the drop zone especially having failed to come out on top in their last three duels. They will be rooting out for maximum points at the price of (1.95) with Bet365.

Two of their previous meetings with the Baggies ended without a winner or a vanquish and the bookmakers are offering (3.40) for the same outcome at the end of 90 minutes of action.

Alan Pardew’s charges on the other hand will continue searching for their first win in 20 games. Notwithstanding the 1-1 draw with Arsenal last time out, they have been tagged as underdogs for this encounter at the price of (4.50).

West Ham are unbeaten in three of their last four home games and the betting firm is offering (1.20) for them to avoid defeat in the tie.

West Ham vs West Brom

Few goals will be expected here bearing in mind that both sides have not been having the best of time in from of goal with West Brom failing to find the net in four of their last seven games while their East London opponents have only managed five goals in six outings. Therefore, Bet365 is backing less than three goals to surface at odds of (1.60) and (1.70) is available for both sides NOT to score.

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

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