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West Ham United vs Manchester City Prediction, Pick, Preview & Betting Odds – Premier League 5/19/24

Check out our free West Ham United vs Manchester City pick and preview for this Premier League match in Manchester. See who we like to come out on top this Premier League match.

At 11:00 AM on Sunday, May 19th, the Premier League season will conclude with a match between West Ham United and Manchester City. This game will take place at Etihad Stadium in Manchester. West Ham United is +1975 on the money line compared to Manchester City at -1000. The line for a draw is sitting at +1000, and the over/under goal line is 4.5 goals. Manchester City has won eight straight matches and is 27-3-7 (1st) compared to West Ham United at 14-13-10 (9th).

West Ham United vs. Manchester City Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: West Ham United at Manchester City
  • Where: Manchester at Etihad Stadium
  • Date: Sunday, May 19th
  • Betting Odds MNC -1000 | WHU +1975 O/U 4.5

West Ham United Preview

West Ham United enters this match against Manchester City looking to get back on track after going 2-3-2 in their last seven matches. Overall, West Ham is 14-13-10, putting them 9th in the EPL, two points behind Manchester United. On the road, West Ham is just 7-9-2, while they are 7-4-8 at home. They have been favored in 16 matches, going 9-2-5, while they are 5-11-5 as the underdog. Their last match was a 3-1 win over Luton Town FC on May 11th.

West Ham United is currently 8th in the EPL in goals scored this season, averaging 1.5 per match. Jarrod Bowen is the top scorer for West Ham, ranking 9th in the league with 16 goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking 13th in the league. James Ward-Prowse is the leader in assists for West Ham, ranking 34th in the EPL. He is also 2nd on the team in goals scored.

West Ham United’s defense has been struggling of late, as they have given up five goals twice in their last seven matches. However, they did hold Luton Town FC to just one goal in their most recent match. Overall, they are 17th in the EPL in goals allowed and blocked shots. Alphonse Aréola is 14th in the EPL with four clean sheets, and he is fourth in saves with 129. He will be facing a Manchester City offense that is first in the EPL in goals scored.

Manchester City Preview

Manchester City has been on a roll, winning eight straight matches, including their last seven. Overall, they are 27-3-7, and they have yet to lose at home, going 13-0-5. On the road, they are 14-3-2. In the EPL, they are in first place, two points ahead of Arsenal. In their last match, they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 on the road. For the season, they have been favored in all 37 matches.

Manchester City has been the most prolific scoring team in the EPL this season, averaging 2.5 goals per match. Erling Haaland has been the catalyst for their attack, leading the league with 27 goals scored. He also leads the EPL in shots on goal. Kevin De Bruyne has been the top playmaker for Manchester City, ranking 2nd in the league in assists. This season, Manchester City has had more corners than their opponents in 67.6% of their matches, which is 2nd in the EPL. Overall, their passing percentage of 90.4% is tops in the league.

Manchester City’s defense has been playing well of late, as they have allowed just one goal over their last three matches. They will look to keep that momentum going against a West Ham United offense that is 8th in the EPL in scoring. Ederson is 3rd in the EPL with 11 clean sheets this season, and he is 18th in the league with 57 saves. Overall, Manchester City is 2nd in the EPL in goals allowed at 0.9 per match. They are also 3rd in blocked shots and 12th in fouls committed.

West Ham United vs. Manchester City Head To Head

Manchester City and West Ham United have already faced off once this season, with Manchester City coming away with a 3-1 victory. Manchester City had 15 shots on goal compared to just three for West Ham United.

West Ham United vs Manchester City Free Pick

Given that Manchester City comes in with the EPL’s top scoring offense, we have them taking down West Ham United by a score of 4-1. The odds for Manchester City to win are at -1000, but we like the payout on them to win with Erling Haaland having the best chance to score a goal. Coming into the match, Manchester City is one of the top teams in terms of shots on goal and they are also 7th in the EPL in shooting percentage. Our projections have Manchester City getting 11 shots on goal compared to just four for West Ham United.

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