10. Manchester City and West Ham United meet for the 88th time in the league on Saturday, City boasting a 40-33 win-loss record over the Hammers. Another City win is priced at 1.25. 9. These sides drew 0-0 in the reverse fixture back in November, their first goalless clash in eight games. A repeat scoreline is available at 19.00. 8. West Ham haven’t beaten City on the road since a 2-1 FA Cup result in March 2006. Sam Allardyce’s men are 12.00 to win again. 7. Dean Ashton scored a brace for United that day, but since then West Ham haven’t scored more than once in any of their 14 ties with City. They are 8.75 to again net either side of half-time. Watch a classic West Ham v Man City clash from 1969 here:
6. City have scored in each of their last eight home fixtures against West Ham and won the same tie last season 2-1. A repeat scoreline is priced at 8.25. 5. Pablo Zabaleta bagged a first-half winner for City that day, just one of six league goals he’s scored for the club. The Argentinian is 11.00 to score on Saturday. 4. The Hammers are unbeaten in their last five Premier League games and are 4.00 to win/draw in the Double Chance market. 3. On-loan striker Andy Carroll has scored three in four games for the Hammers, doubling his tally for the season. The England international is 14.00 to bag the opener. 2. City commanded 65% of possession when these sides met at Upton Park and recorded 17 goal attempts without scoring. The Hammers are 25.00 to win without conceding. 1. Kevin Nolan has scored four goals in 17 appearances against City and is priced at 5.50 to get on the scoresheet again.