The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Premier League, when The Hammers face off against The Clarets. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Premier League. Following 14 matches, The Clarets rank 18th in the Premier League on 10 points. That leaves a gap of 17 points to West Ham, who sit 4th after collecting 27 points.
Too many recent draws have halted Burnley in their progress. Their upcoming match with The Irons could be a good opportunity to return to winning a match instead.
Burnley are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Sunday claimed a steady 11 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.1 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 13 goals, or an average of 1.3 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 2 times in this run.
West Ham travel to their coming match this coming Sunday having performed a tolerable average of 1.7 goals in 10 matches. They scored a total of 17 goals, whilst shipping 12 goals against. An average of 1.2 goals against a game. They hung on to 2 clean sheets in this streak.
Stats and facts for Burnley and West Ham.
- Burnley did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Burnley unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Burnley conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Burnley's last 3 of 5 matches.
- West Ham scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- West Ham conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in West Ham's last 4 of 6 matches;
- West Ham conceded the last 6 matches in a row.
Current form — Burnley v. West Ham
Burnley hope to boost points tally
It is not all bad, but it is not fantastic either for Burnley right now with just 2 points from their last 3 matches. They first drew 3-3 against Crystal Palace, followed by another draw. This time 0-0 against Wolves, before going down in a 1-0 defeat against Newcastle.
West Ham continue to look blunt
West Ham have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Brighton, before claiming 3 points in a 3-2 win against Chelsea. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Dinamo Zagreb.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, West Ham, however, still represent slightly better value in our opinion than Burnley. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.60, with 2.00 for the away win. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.60. It all comes down to your preferred betting strategy.
Burnley v. West Ham — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, The Irons came away as winners in a Premier League, back in May 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on West Ham will get you odds 2.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 50% chance of beating Burnley. You can get a price of 3.60, should you wish to add Burnley to your accumulator, if that is your preferred way of football betting .
Burnley head into their upcoming match against West Ham with a 40% winning record in recent Premier League meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 4-1-5 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 50%.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Burnley and West Ham are currently 17 points and 14 places apart. West Ham will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Burnley on Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Burnley will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Burnley and West Ham.
Primary goal getter
Maxwel Cornet is enjoying a great goal per game ratio, as he has been on target a few times recently. The Clarets will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again, when clashing with West Ham. The visitors are hoping Manuel Lanzini adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 2 goals lately.