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

| 14.12.2018

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

Click here for the latest Fulham v West Ham odds.

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



Dave Burin

Dave graduated with an MA in English Literature at Durham University, and worked in marketing before joining the Ladbrokes News team. A Man United fan and avid groundhopper, he’s also an ardent follower of Rugby League. You can usually find him at a ground near you, clutching a big cup of tea.