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West Ham vs Burnley Prediction & Match Preview

West Ham United vs Burnley
England Premier League
Date: Saturday, 16 January 2021
Kick-Off at 15.00 UK
Venue: London Stadium, London.

West Ham United and Burnley go head to head at Olympic Stadium in what is expected to be an exciting game.

The Hammers did well to beat Everton on the road in their last league match, with the team eliminating Stockport in the FA Cup at the weekend.

The capital club aim to retain their spot in top ten, and bookies see them as favourites to win Saturday’s football game.

Masuaku should be the only absentee in the home team, with Bowen, Cresswell, and Soucek pushing for a start.

The Clarets suffered a 1-0 loss to Manchester United on Tuesday evening, with the team remaining in the danger zone in the Premier League standings.

Since Burnley have been struggling on the travels in the first half of the season, we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling West Ham’s party in London.

Dunne should be fit to face the Hammers, while Taylor is rated doubtful for the match.

West Ham vs Burnley Head-to-head

Teams West Ham Burnley played so far 20 matches.
West Ham won 10 direct matches. Burnley won 6 matches. 4 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 3.00 goals per Match.

West Ham vs Burnley Prediction

West Ham in actual season average scored 1.92 goals per match. In 11 (91.67%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 8 (66.67%) matches in season 2021 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Burnley average scored 0.62 goals per match in season 2021. In 4 (40.00%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 3 (30.00%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Team News:

Dyche could hand a recall to winger Dwight McNeil after he made his return against Man United earlier this week.

With Robbie Brady switching to the right-hand side, Johan Berg Gudmundsson could drop out in what may be the only change to the team.

Charlie Taylor remains unavailable for Burnley as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury.

Providing that he passes a fitness test, goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski could return to the West Ham XI.

Michail Antonio should continue down the middle of the attack, with Odubeko being tipped to feature among the replacements after making his debut against Stockport.

West Ham United possible starting lineup:
Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

Burnley possible starting lineup:
Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Brady, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil; Barnes, Wood