West Ham vs Swansea – 10 Vital Statistics


Two of the Premier League's strugglers go head-to-head on Saturday when Swansea visit West Ham. But who will come out on top? Joe Short has all the vital stats...


10. West Ham and Swansea played out a 0-0 draw in this reverse fixture back in October, the first goalless tie between the two teams for 38 meetings, stretching back to September 1937. A repeat 0-0 is priced at 9.00.

9. West Ham beat Swansea 1-0 in this fixture last season, Andy Carroll with the second-half winner. He has scored just five times since. The Hammers are 8.00 to win 1-0 again.

8. Sam Allardyce’s men recorded more shots (14-8) and more shots on target (7-3) that day despite retaining just 35.9% possession. West Ham are 2.85 to win.

7. Swansea have won just four of their last 15 games, two of which were 2-1 victories. They are 10.00 to repeat that scoreline.

6. Wilfried Bony scored the winner in each of those 2-1 wins (at Manchester United and at Birmingham). The Ivorian has 16 goals this season and is 2.50 to net again.


Watch West Ham beat Swansea 1-0 at Upton Park last season: 

 

5. West Ham have not won at Upton Park in five games (D2 L3) and are 1.40 to lose/draw on the Double Chance.

4. The Swans, meanwhile, have not won away in the Premier League since a 2-1 result at Fulham in November. A draw on Saturday is available at 3.30.

3. West Ham’s 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Wednesday was the fifth time in their past six games at least one team has failed to score. The home side are 4.90 to win without conceding.

2. The Hammers average just 3.2 shots on target per Premier League game. Only three teams (Stoke, Hull and Cardiff) manage fewer. The home side are 3.00 not to score.

1. Jonathan de Guzman averages 2.2 accurate crosses per game in the top flight and has four assists this season. The Dutchman is 5.40 to score on Saturday.