Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Citizens to dominate in their season opener

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Citizens to dominate in their season opener

When is Manchester City Most Likely to Score a goal? With Erling Haaland and De bruyne in the ranks and on Preseason Stats. Man City are most Likely to open the Scoring in the First Half.

When is West Ham most Likely to Score a goal against Man City?  Manchester City has conceded their consecutive goals against Liverpool in the Fag End of the Match. Their Defence has Looked Fragile on Set Pieces in the Later Parts. West Ham has the Most Probability of Scoring between 65-90 Minutes.

Who is Most Likely to Score For Man City? Erling Haaland averaged over 1 goal per match in Bundesliga in the last Season, and his higher shooting accuracy makes him the player to watch out for.

Who is Most Likely to Score For West Ham? Thomas Saucek scores 23% of the goals for West Ham. He is Most Likely to find Back of the Net for West Ham.

Who will win the match? The Man City vs West Ham odds offered by Bet Makers predicts a higher chance of Man City’s victory. It is highly Likely seeing the Present form and the Class of City’s Side. We expect them to beat West Ham with a Clean Sheet.

We are just a few days away from another exciting season of the English Premier League. This year, the much-awaited football competition is set to kickstart on 6 August. As all the 20 clubs are busy in preparations for the mega event, the anticipation, and buzz is high among fans all over the world.

The reigning champions, Man City, will start their campaign by facing West Ham on 7 August 2022. The Citizens will aim for another successful season under Pep Guardiola. They clinched their 6th title in the last season after a dramatic end to the tournament in the final match against Aston Villa. City bounced back after facing suffering a trail by 2 goals and won an exciting contest in the end. They won the tournament by just 1 point lead over Liverpool.

West Ham needs good preparation to face Man City at the London Stadium. David Moyes’ side looked in promising touch in the first half of the season. All key players like Declan Rice, Michail Antonio, and Jarod Bowen looked in good form.

However, they couldn’t maintain the momentum throughout the tournament and lost many games in the second half. They finally finished in the 7th position with 56 points. The Hammers need a comprehensive effort from all the players in the first match to avoid a loss against City.

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Man City vs West Ham Prediction and Odds

PlatformMan CityDrawWest Ham Predicted Winner
FcTables1.385.008.00Man City
SofaScore1.334.509.50Man City

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Preseason Form

Manchester City has been good in this Preseason Barring against Liverpool, where they have to suffer 3-1 Loss to Inspired Liverpool in Community Shield. Alexander Arnold, Salah, Darwin Núñez scored to sank City’s Ship in an exciting Contest. Alvarez was the Unexpected Scorer from Man City. Pep Guardiola would want to go back to Winning Ways as they face against West Ham in their First Match in the Premier League.

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Manchester City

*These are Preseason Stats, Which accounts for the last three games per side.

Goals ScoredGoals conceded
First 15 minutes1
16 to 30 minutes11
31 to 45 minutes11
46 to 60 minutes
61 to 75 minutes1
76 to 90 minutes2
Total44

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West Ham has been relatively good in this Preseason, winning two, losing one and playing out 4 draws. They have scored 8 goals in 7 games at an average of 1.14 goals per match. For them, Saucek has looked in good Form as he has scored 2 out of the Eight goals.

Manchester City vs West Ham Prediction: West Ham

*These are Preseason Stats, Which accounts for the Last three games per side.

Goals ScoredGoals Conceded
First 15 minutes
16 to 30 minutes1
31 to 45 minutes
46 to 60 minutes3
61 to 75 minutes1
76 to 90 minutes1
Total24

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Team Stats from EPL 2021-22

StatsMan CityWest Ham
Goals per game2.611.58
Goals conceded per game0.681.34
Clean Sheets %55%21%
Shots Conversion Rate13%12%

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Team News

After a poor performance against Liverpool last weekend, Erling Haaland is expected to start his first Premier League game.

After scoring in the loss to the Reds, Julian Alvarez could also appear for Guardiola’s side, but most likely from the bench.

Additionally, Jack Grealish will play in London right away.

The new striker Gianluca Scamacca could make his West Ham debut, but it is unclear whether he will partner Michail Antonio or replace him altogether.

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Latest Developments

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: H2H

Matches: 117 | Man City: 60 | Draw: 19 | West Ham: 38

Recent 5 Meetings: Man City: 2 | Draw: 2 | West Ham: 1

Last Meeting: The match ended on a 2-2 draw in a Premier League fixture on 15 may 2022.

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Previous Meeting Highlights

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Possible Lineup

Man City (4-3-3): Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo, Rodri, De Bruyne, Silva, Mahrez, Haaland, Foden

West Ham (4-4-2): Fabianski, Cresswell, Zouma, Dawson, Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Lanzini, Fornals, Antonio

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Offensive and Defensive Stats

Forward:

The superstar Algerian footballer Riyad Mahrez leads the attack for the Citizens. Mahrez had scored 11 goals in the last EPL season with 5 assists and 5 big chances created. The addition of Erling Haaland has made the attack even more dangerous. Haaland was absolutely brilliant in the last Bundesliga season as he added 22 goals to his name with 7 assists and 12 big chances created.

The Jamaican professional footballer, Michail Antonio spearheads the West Ham forward attack. Antonio had an amazing last season and he finished with 10 goals, 8 assists, and 7 big chances created.

Midfield:

The midfield panel of Man City consists of powerful players like Kevin De Bruyne and Rodri. De Bruyne scored 15 goals for his side with an average of 2.9 key passes per game. Rodri played at high passing accuracy of 93% along with 89% success in aerial duels.

The key midfielders for West Ham are Declan Rice and Jarrod Bowen. Rice maintained a passing accuracy of 92% in the last EPL season with 69% dribbling success. Bowen scored 12 goals for his team. He also assisted in 10 goals. 

Defense:

Joao Cancelo has been the leading defender for Man City. In the last season, Cancelo had 19 clean sheets and he played at an average of 2.3 tackles per match. Aymeric Laporte is another formidable defender who had played with an average of 1.8 clearances per game with 75% dribbling success.

In the defense department, the Hammers rely on Aaron Cresswell and Kurt Zouma. Cresswell maintained his clearance average at 2.1 last season with 57% success in aerial duels. Zouma played with a clearance average of 5.5 per match, winning 62% of aerial duels.

Man City vs West Ham Prediction: Winner

Man City will surely look to start the new season on a positive note with an away win. Their forward attack is looking deadlier than before. On the other hand, West Ham needs a spirited performance to give some challenge to the Citizens. All the predictions and betting markets are favoring Man City for this fixture.

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