Fulham v West Ham Tips: Irons to make it four wins on the spin?

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There’s plenty at stake as Fulham take on West Ham United this evening, with the Irons eyeing up a fourth successive victory.

A win at Craven Cottage would lift Manuel Pellegrini’s side into the top half, while rock-bottom Fulham would give their survival hopes a real jolt with victory.

So, will it be cheer for the Cottagers or could the home side get a Hammering?

Match odds

The visitors have won three on the spin, including an eye-catching 3-0 win away to Newcastle United. As for Fulham, they’re not too shabby at home, but head into this clash off the back of a pasting at Old Trafford.

In the Match Betting, the Irons are slight favourites at 11/8. It’s 9/5 for a home win, while the Draw is priced up at 5/2.

Fulham’s games have produced more goals than any other team this season – with an average of 3.5 per game. It’s 6/4 we see Over 3.5 Goals in this meeting, while a fifth 3-1 win of the season for West Ham can be backed at 16s.

Talking Tactics

The hosts’ better results this term have mostly come when they’ve gone 4-2-3-1. Aleksandar Mitrovic will lead the line, with a likely trio of Ryan Sessegnon, Tom Cairney and Ibrahima Cisse behind him.

Manuel Pellegrini has his Hammers playing a 4-4-2 system with Robert Snodgrass and Felipe Anderson as wide midfielders. Up top, the fit-again Andy Carroll is set to partner Chicharito.

Goalscorer odds

Mitrovic has netted seven of Fulham’s 16 league goals this term, and we make him the 6/5 favourite to score Anytime in this clash.

However, he can’t quite match Chicharito for recent form. The Mexican goal-poacher has grabbed three in his last three. It’s 7/5 he strikes again here, while 5/1 says he grabs Two or More Goals.

As a dark horse, Anderson could prove a popular pick in the goalscorer stakes. Following goals in two of his last three outings, the 25-year-old is 13/5 to net in West London.

Match Info

When: 5:30pm

Where: Craven Cottage, London

How to watch: BT Sport 1 / BT Sport 4K UHD

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing

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