West Ham v Manchester United: 10 Vital Statistics


10. West Ham and Manchester United meet for the 114th time in the league on Wednesday evening, the Red Devils boasting a 53-37 win-loss record over their Premier League opponents. Another United win is priced at 1.67.

9. West Ham, however, earned a draw against United in the FA Cup at Upton Park earlier this season, their first draw together since November 2002. Odds of 3.75 are available for the match to finish even.

8. These sides have clashed three times already this season, United winning twice 1-0 and sharing that draw at Upton Park 2-2. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are 8.50 to win 1-0 again.

7. Robin van Persie has scored two of United’s four goals against West Ham this season and bagged his first in 10 at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday. The Dutch international is 2.10 to score.

6. James Collins scored both of West Ham’s goals during their 2-2 clash with United in January, his only two of the season. The centre-half has earned seven yellows and one red this campaign, however, and is 2.80 to get booked again.

Watch highlights of that January FA Cup clash here: 

5. Sam Allardyce’s men haven’t lost in three games (W1 D2), matching their most profitable streak in this season’s Premier League set in September. Another Hammers victory on Wednesday is priced at 5.25.

4. United have scored first in each of their last eight Premier League away matches and are 1.44 to net the opener again.

3. The Manchester side have kept five clean sheets over that eight-game run, conceding just six goals, and are 2.80 to win without conceding.

2. Andy Carroll netted his fourth goal in five games for West Ham at the weekend and is the Hammers’ match favourite at 8.75 to open the scoring.

1. Midfielder Michael Carrick bagged his first goal in 35 games for Man United last weekend, his 24th league goal in 419 career appearances. The England international is 6.50 to net again.