West Ham United meets Crystal Palace at the Olympic Stadium on October 05, 2019.

“Soccer" West Ham United

West Ham United is one of the eight English football clubs who have never played below the second tier of the English Football system. They have played in the top flight in 61 out of the 93 Premier League season. Despite their history,  West Ham United has never won the Premier League/Football League First Division and their highest finish in the EPL was 3rd during the 1985-86 season.

Last season, Manuel Pellegrini had mixed results in his first season as in charge. West Ham United was very inconsistent throughout the season but finished strong and in the upper half of the final table at 10th place. West Ham enters this game as the soccer betting favorite to beat Crystal Palace.

West Ham United is tied for 6th in the EPL in Goal Difference at +1. They have scored a total of ten goals on the season which ranks them 8th in the league. West Ham United has allowed nine goals in seven matches and they are tied for 7th in that category. West Ham United’s six assists this term is tied for 11th overall.

Sebastian Haller leads the club with three goals and an assist while Andriy Yarmolenko has three goals in six matches played. Defender Aaron Creswell also has two goals in three appearances while Felipe Anderson has three assists to lead West Ham United. Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has conceded 8 goals with 20 saves in seven appearances this season.

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“Soccer" Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace F.C. was founded in 1905 and has played most of its history in the top two tiers of the English Football system. They were elected to the Football League in 1920 and since 1963, they have dropped below the Second Tier only once. Crystal Palace was also among the founding members of the Premier League but in the 1990s, they suffered financial problems. After undergoing rehabilitation, they returned to the Premier League scene in 2013 and have played there ever since.

Although they have kept their EPL spot, Crystal Palace has floated along the bottom positions in the past few seasons. Last year, they finished in 12th place after losing eight out of their first 13 matches. However, a win over then-undefeated Manchester United started a run that saw them win nine games from New Year’s Day onwards to keep their Premier League spot.

Crystal Palace is tied for 12th in Goal Difference at -1 goals. They are ranked 16th in the league with six goals scored this term. Crystal Palace has conceded 7 goals on the season, which ranks them 4th overall. They are at tied for 19th place in assists with a total of two on the year.

“Soccer" Who Wins?

West Ham United is the 5th ranked team in the Premier League after week 7. They have a record of 3-3-1 SU and have not lost a match since dropping a 0-5 contest to Manchester City on opening week. West Ham is coming off a 2-2 tie with Bournemouth in a match that came right after their 2-0 win over Manchester United.

Crystal Palace is ranked 9th in the EPL with a record of 3-2-2 SU on the season. Crystal Palace has lost just once in their last five matches with three wins and a draw during that period. In their most recent assignment, Crystal Palace beat Norwich 2-0.

Head to head, these teams have played in a total of 17 matches. West Ham United has six wins while Crystal Palace has 5. These teams played to a draw in six other games played. West Ham United is unbeaten against Crystal Palace in their last six meetings. West Ham is 3-3-0 SU during that period. These teams played to a draw in 3 out of their last four head to head matches including a 1-1 tie last February 9, 2019.

West Ham United is enjoying a fine season, losing only just once in their first seven matches. Crystal Palace is also doing well although if you compare both, West Ham has played better especially on offense. I think West Ham wins a close match. Prediction: West Ham United

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