Sunderland v West Ham: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Sunderland and West Ham drew 0-0 when they met in this reverse fixture at Upton Park in December, the first goalless draw between them since September 1996. A repeat 0-0 is priced at 9.00.

9. This fixture last season say Sunderland beat the Hammers 3-0, their second such result in four previous encounters. The Black Cats are 18.00 to win 3-0 again.

8. West Ham have beaten Sunderland just one in their last six Premier League meetings at the Stadium of Light. They are 3.25 to win again.

7. The Hammers’ only league win in that period on Wearside was a 1-0 victory in November 2008. It witnessed £5m signing Valon Behrami score the first of four top-flight goals for West Ham. Another 1-0 score is available at 9.50.

6. Sunderland have not won in six games (L5 D1) and have averaged 0.5 goals a game over that period. They are 3.65 not to score on Monday night.

5. Striker Jozy Altidore has scored just two goals in 35 appearances this season and last found the net in early December. The USA international is 5.25 match favourite to score first.

4. West Ham’s 2-1 win over Hull City last Wednesday ended a three-game losing streak. They are 11.00 to win 2-1 again.

3. Sam Allardyce’s men have kept a clean sheet in four of their last six victories. They are 5.50 to win without conceding.

2. Mark Noble’s opener on Wednesday was the midfielder’s third goal of the season and first since 11 January. The 26-year-old is 7.50 to net again.

1. West Ham average just 9.5 shots on target away from home in the Premier League, the second-worst average after Fulham (8). They are 2.75 not to score.