West Ham v Sunderland - 10 Vital Statistics


10. West Ham and Sunderland have drawn three of their last five games, including the reverse of this fixture at the Stadium of Light in December. Another draw is priced at 3.45.

9. West Ham haven’t beaten Sunderland at home in their last three attempts (LDD), stretching back to April 2010. Sunderland are 1.92 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

8. The Hammers recorded 15 shots against Sunderland when these sides drew 1-1 earlier in the season, despite commanding just 43.1% possession. West Ham are 1.85 to win.

7. Sunderland have lost four of their last seven games, drawing the other three. Their last league win was a 2-0 result over Burnley in January and they are 4.35 to win.

6. In fact, Sunderland have scored just twice during that seven-game win drought — both during 1-1 draws. They are 6.50 to hold West Ham to a 1-1 result.

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5. West Ham are on a three-game losing streak and are winless in eight — their worst run of form since the end of the 2010/11 season, when they got relegated to the Championship. They are 4.25 not to score.

4. The Hammers have conceded on average two goals per match over their eight-game winless run — although they have faced six of the top seven teams in the Premier League over that period. They are 2.95 to win with a clean sheet.

3. Sunderland’s sole goalscorer from their last six games is Jack Rodwell, who bagged his third of the season against Hull earlier this month. The former Everton and Manchester City player is 12.00 to net.

2. West Ham’s top scorer this season, Diafra Sakho, boasts 11 goals but has netted just once in his past seven outings. The striker is 4.90 to score first.

1. Sunderland equal Hull for the least number of shots per game in the league this season (10.3) and only Aston Villa (19) have scored fewer goals than the Black Cats (23). They are 2.33 not to score at Upton Park.