Reasons for betting on West Ham vs Huddersfield Town tip
Slaven Bilic’s future depends on the game against Huddersfield. If the hosts don’t capture whole three points, the Croatian manager is probably out of the picture. After 3 games away from home, West Ham is coming back to London Stadium. Huddersfield had an excellent start of the season, and so far they haven’t recorded a single loss.
The tension on one side and fine form on the other, should provide an attractive match. The referee of this event is Kevin Friend.
West Ham overview
The Hammers are at the bottom of the table without a single point in three games. Furthermore, they have the lousiest defence which allowed 10 goals already. The expensive offensive line provided only two scores, which is low for that kind of money.
The efficiency of their matches is high, but it is only because of the opponent’s effort. 6 of the previous 7 games ended with under 2.5 goals. In most of those games, to be exact 5 of them, West Ham was the team which conceded the opening goal. In each Premier League game, the hosts allowed at least 3 goals.
They have one win though against Cheltenham Town in the English Football League Cup, 0-2.
There is one mitigating circumstance, for the Hammers. Since the start of the season, they haven’t played at their court, and in England, this is pretty significant. Andre Ayew is still injured, same as Manuel Lanzini. On the other hand, Marko Arnautovic is still suspended and will be available for the next game.
Huddersfield Town overview
David Wagner has a chance to be in front of his mentor Jurgen Klopp in the standings. The Terriers started this season wonderfully, and they have 3 wins and one draw when counting the Football League Cup. And to be more impressive they kept a clean sheet in all 3 Premier League contests. When counting the preseason matches, Huddersfield Town has 7 games in a row without a loss.
For the newbie in the league, this is amazing. 22-year-old Steve Mounie, is the leading man with two goals and one assist, but we have to say that the whole team of Huddersfield Town performs at a high level. They also play exciting games with a lot of goals. In the past 8 events, 6 saw 3 or more goals. Collin Quaner is in doubt for this encounter, while Jonathan Hogg and Martin Craine are certainly unavailable.
Head to head matches
The last time when Huddersfield and West Ham United met was all the way back in the season 1971/1972. The Terriers have a much better record throughout history. They won on 12 occasions in 22 matches. West Ham United has only 5 victories and the same number of games ended with a draw. Huddersfield also has significantly bigger goal difference with 42 goals scored and only 29 allowed.
Prediction for West Ham vs Huddersfield Town tip
Although many bookmakers are favoring West Ham in this match, we do not share the same opinion with them. Huddersfield is in a much better shape at the moment, and we feel that they are closer to victory. This match is the one where we are going to take a certain dose of risk.
For the second bet, we would take Huddersfield Town to score over 1.5 goals. The offensive approach of Wagner was productive in the recent period, and in our opinion, it will extend after this clash.