The Goodison Park is set to witness an exciting square Between Everton and West Ham on Sunday, September 18, 2022. The visitors hope to improve their standing in the Premier League with a win against Everton. They are two places behind Toffees, and a win at Goodison Park will push them up in the tally.
Toffees likewise have a similar story. They are struggling in the League and are currently 16th in the table. Therefore, a loss in the upcoming game might hamper their chance of making any significant mark in the League’s tally.
Everton Vs West Ham United Betting Tips
The home record of FC Everton against the Hammers is good. Everton has ended four matches at home with a 2-0 score line. However, their two encounters in the previous season paint a different picture. West Ham hammered the Toffees and beat them in both games – one with 2-1 playing at home and the other with 1-0 playing as a visitor.
In the current season, Everton is yet to taste a victory; however, they have managed four draws and conceded two defeats. They will play on their home turf, but their away record is slightly better. Playing away, they ended two games in a draw while one ended with a defeat for the Toffees. Due to their poor run, Everton only has four goals to their name in the League, and their average sits at 0.67 per match, which is pitiful, to say the least.
West Ham is not looking good either in the current English Premier League Season. Although they have one win under their belt, they have plummeted to 18th place after four losses. Their only win this season has come playing away, which might give them some confidence when they visit Goodison Park this Sunday. On top of that, they have a relatively dry spell regarding goals. The Hammers have scored only three goals, putting their per-game average to a mere 0.50.
The Hammers will be counting that Everton failed to score in 2 of the three home games. Besides, records indicate that West Ham plays the first half better, with a 31% chance of winning it. If they could play as per the stats, they might succeed in gaining an early lead and hopefully go on to maintain it till the last whistle.
Our prediction is a 2 – 1 win for West Ham
Everton vs West Ham United
Date and Time: 18 Sep 2022, 13:15 UTC
Venue: Goodison Park, Liverpool, England
Everton vs West Ham United Betting Odds
Everton vs West Ham United Full-Time Score
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Everton vs West Ham United Both Teams To Score
Everton vs West Ham United Total Goals 2.5 (Over/Under)
The Hammers will come after a controversial defeat in their last EPL game against Chelsea. A controversial VAR decision ruined the game. The last minute’s equalizer from the hammers was labeled offside following a VAR. West Ham manager David Moyes was visibly disgruntled and labeled the decision shocking.
However, it appeared that the hammers left the controversy behind when they struck a decisive blow to FCSB in UEFA Conference League, winning the game 3-1. A win after a disappointing defeat must have lifted their confidence, and they will indeed enter the game against Everton with much zeal.
On the other hand, the hosts will clash with the hammers after an exhausting draw against Liverpool. Despite a reasonable possession rate and several shots at the nets, Everton still failed to score and ended the game in a 0-0 draw. So far, Everton had fared poorly in the League and found itself at the bottom of the table. Everton will have the home advantage in this game. Nevertheless, West Ham is the favorite and likely to win the game.
Everton vs West Ham United Team News
There’s, after all, some good news for the Toffees – their star striker Calvert-Lewin could finally join the action against West Ham this Sunday.
The 25-year-old Dominic striker was out since pre-season following an injury and is yet to make an appearance for the Toffees in the Current EPL championship. The Everton’s Hitman comeback might make things right for Frank-Lampard and set his team on the winning course again.
Apart from that, Everton still has to manage without its center-back, Ben Godfrey and Yerry Mina. The former is expected to return in early November, while the latter could return to the squad as early as the first week of October.
Moreover, there’s still no info about the right winger Andros Townsend and the central midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré when they could make a comeback to their squad.
Everton’s Possible Lineup; J. Pickford, V. Mykolenko, J. Tarkowski, C. Coady, N. Patterson, A. Iwobi, A. Onana, T. Davies, N. Maupay, D. Gray, A. Gordon.
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West Ham has to play without Nayef Aguero, and Ben Johnson as both the players are expected to join the team no sooner than early October.
Likewise, Aaron Cresswell is still recovering from his Groin injury, and the doubt lingers about whether he will be fit enough to play at Goodison Park or not.
However, West Ham will be happy that its winger Maxwell Cornet and the defensive midfielder Tomas Soucek have recovered from their respective injuries and are ready to join the action.
West Hams’ possible lineup; M. Antonio, J. Bowen, L. Paqueta, P. Fornals, T. Soucek, D. Rice, V. Coufal, T. Kehrer, K. Zouma, Emerson, L. Fabianski.
Everton vs West Ham United Head-to-Head Stats
In their previous 31 meetings, Everton won 16 while West Ham defeated the Toffees in 6 games. The rest of the nine fixtures between Everton and West Ham resulted in a draw. These stats reveal that whenever the two teams are head-to-head in a game 56% probability of winning, whereas West Ham only has a 19% probability of winning the match.
However, the current form indicates that West Ham is in somewhat better form than Everton, Managing to win two of their last five games. Moreover, Everton appears 109% better in scoring goals at home, whereas West Ham goal scoring average is poor playing away.
Last Five Games For Everton
⚽ Everton 0 – 0 Liverpool
Liverpool appeared much better and was the favorite in this game. However, Everton did not give away any goals, and the match concluded in a draw.
⚽ Everton 1 – 1 Leeds United
Both Everton and Leeds managed to find nets but could not attain a deciding lead. The game ended in a draw.
⚽ Everton 1 – 1 Brentford
The Toffees tried hard but couldn’t push the scoreline further than 1-1. The final whistle concluded the game as a 1-1 draw.
⚽ Everton 1 – 0 Fleetwood Town
More goals were expected from Everton in this game; however, a win is a win. The Toffees defeated Fleetwood Town 1-0.
⚽ Everton 1 – 1 Nottingham Forest
Everton was pitched against the struggling Nottingham Forest, but they failed to exploit the situation and had to settle with a draw.
Last Five Games For West Ham United
⚽ West Ham United 3 – 2 Silkeborg IF
A morale-boosting win for the Hammers in UEFA Europa Conference League. They defeated their rival, Silkeborg, 3-2.
⚽ West Ham United 3 – 1 FCSB
A stunning performance from West Ham allowed them to beat their opponent FCSB 3-1.
⚽ West Ham United 1 – 2 Chelsea
A disappointing defeat for West Ham against Chelsea. The Equalizer from the Hammers was nullified as offside in VAR and allowed Chelsea to go home with a 1-2 win.
⚽ West Ham United 1 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Both teams appeared on equal footing in this game and unsurprisingly ended the game in a 1-1 draw.
⚽ West Ham United 1 – 0 Aston Villa
West Ham United came on top of this game, defeating Aston Villa 1-0.
Premier League Points Table
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