This Friday Everton is set to face a mighty challenge in West Ham in their own backyard in Premier League game. Everton has so far enjoyed a good season despite hiccups in the middle whereas West Ham haven’t had the best of the performances in the last 5 games pushing them to 10th place. The Everton vs West Ham Football Predictions and Betting platforms suggests and easy win for the host.
Even though Everton has a sizeable advantage as a home team and looking at past performances and the prediction platforms, West Ham would be looking to pull off a surprise win on Friday at Goodison Park.
Everton vs West Ham United Football Betting Tips and Prediction Summary
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Everton vs West Ham United Predictions and Betting: Offensive and Defensive stats
The Everton attack would probably be led by James Rodriguez who was sidelined for the fixture against Manchester City. Rodriguez has scored 4 goals and involved in 3 assists in 11 outings so far. He has been a trump card for the side who has 83.5% pass rate along with 2.2 shots on target and 2.5 key passes per game so far.
He will be accompanied by Calvert-Lewin who has been one of the top-scorer for his club has scored 14 goals in 21 games and has 71.5% pass success along with a rating of 7.30.
This duo will be accompanied by Gylfi Sigurdsson who scored a brace in his last outing against Sheffield United. He has 5 goals and 2 assists in 20 outings.
Looking at West Ham’s attack, it seems that Sebastien Haller has a huge task in hand as a striker. He has scored 8 goals in the last 19 games and has 61.6% success in passes along with 0.6 dribbles and 0.6 key passes every game so far.
He will have to be backed up by the likes of Bowen and Noble who haven’t yet found their form for the team.
Jarrod Bowen has been proactive in the middle with 4 goals and 2 assists in 15 games along with 75.9% pass success. Mark Noble is yet to score for the side who is rated a below par score of 6.06 this season.
Everton is ahead.
Abdoulaye Doucoure will be leading the Everton's mid field. So far he has played 15 games this season and has around 86% passing accuracy with 0.13 assists per match.
He will be joined by Allan and Gylfi Sigurdsoon. Both have over 80% passing accuracy this EPL season.
For West Ham, Thomas Soucek and Jarrod Bowen will be taking care of midfield assisting the strikers as well as the defense. Both have scored 0.3 goals per match this EPL season.
Declan Rice will be the player who cannot be ignored by Everton.
West Ham is Ahead.
The Everton defense has the services of Coleman, Mina, Keane and Holgate. Yerry Mina who plays as the center back is a regular in the side with 89.2% pass success along with two goals in the premier league so far. The defensive numbers look astounding with 1 tackle, 1.5 interceptions and 4.3 clears per game so far.
Michael Keane is also a versatile player who has 88.3% pass completion rate along with 1.3 interceptions and 4.3 clears per game. Surprisingly, he has also scored four times in the last 19 games that gives enough for Everton to play with.
Seamus Coleman’s strengths include passing and dribbling. He has 86.2% pass accuracy, 1.5 clears and 1.9 tackles per game so far along with a rating of 6.71.
The backline of Ogbonna, Cresswell and Balbuena will have to throw in a formidable challenge against Everton.
Center back Angelo Ogbonna has 80.6% pass success along with 4.3 clears per match which might turn out to be significant in the coming match. Ogbonna’s strength lies in blocking along with winning the aerial duels with an average of 2.4 aerials won per game.
Aaron Cresswell is a versatile player for the team who not only defends but creates chances. He has 4 assists in 6 games at 80.1% pass accuracy along with 1.1 tackles and 2.2 clears in the recent past.
Fabin Balbuena is an asset to the team with his intercepting skills and scored an all- important goal against Spurs in October.
Everton is ahead.
Everton vs West Ham Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head
Matches: 40 West Ham: 6 Everton: 22 Draw: 12
Last 5 meetings: West Ham – 1, Everton – 3, Draw – 1.
Recent Meeting: Everton defeated West Ham with a 4-1 margin in a Premier League fixture.
Everton vs West Ham Football Predictions and Betting : Recent form
Everton did get off to a great start to this English Premier League season with consecutive wins against quality teams that ensured them a top spot in the table. They shocked Spurs in the opener and secured easy victories against West Brom, Crystal Palace and Brighton.
They suffered unexpected losses in the next three games against Southampton, New castle and Manchester United but managed to secure a victory against Fulham.
After reeling under pressure with a loss to Leeds United, they bounced back with important wins against the likes of Chelsea, Leicester and Arsenal that helped them break into the top 3 of the points table.
On the contrary, West Ham didn’t have one of the best starts to the season with back-to-back defeats against Arsenal and New Castle.
They managed victories against Wolves, Leicester City, Fulham and Aston Villa but drew against Man City, Liverpool. Having lost to Manchester United in their next outing, they collected 4 points in the next two games. In their recent most clash, they were forced to draw against Brighton which meant that they had to settle for 10th place after 15 games in this premier league season.
They have scored 8 goals in 6 appearances averaging 1.33 per game.
Everton vs West Ham Predicted winner
Even though Everton is the hot favorite here, the visitors have every opportunity to pull off a surprising victory according to the betting platforms and prediction experts.
FCTables known for giving out accurate predictions have given 49% chance to Everton whereas West Brom are tipped to win with just 24% chance next weekend.
According to Sofascore, hosts are given favorable odds of 1.95 in contrast to that of the underdogs who have large odds stacked against them.
FiveThirtyEight have also gone on to predict Everton as the front runners in this interesting clash with a 47% chance whereas West Brom have been given a decent chance of 28% to emerge victorious.