West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds: West Ham United will be starting as favorites in their upcoming match against the Wolves

The Premier League enters another week filled with nail-biting contests and a weekend packed with entertainment for the football fraternity. The top 5 side West Ham is all set to resist the challenge posed by Wolves on Saturday at London stadium.

West Ham have done a fantastic job to keep themselves afloat despite so many things going against them so far. As far as the away team is concerned, they have gone under the radar which has helped them to stay competitive against top sides. With high stakes involved for this game, there is little doubt that this will turn out to be a cracker of a contest between two quality teams.

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds

West HamWolvesPredicted Winner
FcTablesWin Probability: 47%Win Probability: 23%West Ham
SmarketsOdds: 2.02Odds: 3.8West Ham

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West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds: Recent form

West Ham under David Moyes has done a tremendous job so far in England and is competing for a UCL spot next season. Even though this seems like hyperbole, they are just 4 points shy of 4th placed Manchester United.

They have won 12 games and have scored 45 goals in the same period. In the last five games that they played in, they achieved an important victory against Kid’minster in an FA Cup knockout game while they forced draws against Leicester and Newcastle. This is a crucial juncture and it is significant for them to win this game against Wolves.

On the other hand, after a shocking loss to Norwich City in an FA Cup fixture, Wolves have found their feet as they bagged triumphs against Leicester City and Spurs that have elevated their confidence to new levels.

They are currently in 7th place just behind Arsenal, eyeing a ticket to the Europa League 2022. With 14 more games remaining for the side, the away side would be looking to make the most of it by minimizing the losses and converting those draws into victories. The side has so far won 12 games and have suffered 8 losses so far.  

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West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds: Head-to-head:

Matches: 15: West Ham: 7 Wolves: 7 Draw: 1

Last 5 games: Wolves – 3, West Ham – 2, Draw – 0.

Recent Meeting: West Ham faced defeat at the hands of Wolves with a 1-0 margin in an away fixture.

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds: Offensive and defensive stats

Attack:

Looking at West Ham’s attack, it seems that the departure of Jesse Lingard hasn’t affected them that much with the side stepping up well.

Michail Antonio has taken up the role with 9 goals and has assisted on 7 occasions in the 29 games along with 67.1% success in passes along with 1.5 dribbles and 1.4 key passes every game so far.

He will have to be backed up by the likes of Fornals and Bowen who have done an excellent job in creating opportunities.

Jarrod Bowen has been proactive in the middle with 12 goals and 9 assists in 36 games along with 75.5% pass success. Pablo Fornals has scored on 5 occasions for the side with a rating of 6.71 this season.

The Wolves’ attack will be led by Podence, Neto, and Jimenez at the front who were silenced by the impeccable attack of Leicester.

Daniel Podence is a young talent from Portugal who has scored five times in 21 games that he has played. He has 73.7% pass accuracy and creates an average of 1.6 shots on target per match.

Pedro Neto has a good header, passes extremely well, and has an accurate finishing touch with an overall rating of 6.24. Raul Jiminez’s strengths include dribbling, crossing, and key passes. He has failed to contribute for the side so far but has a pass accuracy of 70.7% along with 1.3 dribbles per game so far.

Defense:

The backline of Zouma, Cresswell, and Dawson will have to throw in a formidable challenge against Wolves.

The Center back Kurt Zouma has 84.3% pass success along with 5.3 clears per match which might turn out to be significant in the coming match.

Aaron Cresswell is a versatile player for the team who not only defends but creates chances. He has a goal and 6 assists in 25 games at 82.8% pass accuracy along with 1 tackle and 1.7 clears in the recent past.

Craig Dawson is an asset to the team with his intercepting skills and has contributed with 3 goals, 1 assist and 3.2 clears per game.

The Wolves’ defense should be playing out of their skins to hold the fort on Saturday. Conor Coady will be the center back in the eleven who has 88.9% pass accuracy and likes to play long balls. In addition to this, he has 1 tackle, 0.7 interceptions, and 3.5 clears per game this season.

Romain Saiss will join him to guard the goal post and was exceptional in his last match with 79.5% pass completion rate. He also got 1.7 interceptions and 4.5 clears per game so far.

Max Kilman will play as the right center back and has great tackling skills. In addition to tackling, he is exceptional in aerial duels winning 2 duels per game along with 86.8% pass accuracy. He has a strong rating of 7.01 in this edition.

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner

West Ham has a formidable side when compared to their opponents, as a result of which the home side are the clear favorites.

FCTables who are known for providing accurate odds and predictions have given a clear edge to West Ham with a decent 47% chance whereas Wolves have a negligible 23% chance to bag their 13th win of the season.

Sofascore known for giving the best odds has clearly picked West Ham to win the game and retain their top 5 spots in the table whereas Wolves need a massive effort to break into the top 5.

Another premium platform FiveThirtyEight has gone on to give a 41% chance to the David Moyes’ men to pull off an important win whereas the underdogs are behind with a 30% in this battle.

West Ham vs Wolves Prediction and Betting Odds
Subhash

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Subhash, Founder of Crowdwisdom360 is an MBA and a Trained Financial Advisor with an extensive background in Forecasting in Financial Services and Politics. He has appeared many times on National TV and has written for a variety of magazines on Wealth Management and Election Strategy.