AFC Bournemouth and West Ham United face off on Sunday in an English Premier League showdown at Vitality Stadium.
AFC Bournemouth vs West Ham United Odds
West Ham is the slight favorite sitting at +170 while AFC Bournemouth is the underdog sitting at +180. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals with the over paying out at +115.
AFC Bournemouth Betting Preview
AFC Bournemouth comes into this game sitting in 14th place in the standings having picked up 33 points. AFC Bournemouth’s last game came against Tottenah Hotspur, and they were able to secure the 3-2 victory. Dango Ouattara scored a goal in the 95th minute, and that was the difference as they secure the win. Hamed Traore, Ryan Fredericks, and Junior Stanislas are both dealing with longer term injuries and they aren’t going to be able to go in this game. They are expected to move to a four-man defense here, and the defense is going to need to step up.
West Ham United Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is West Ham United who sits in 15th place in the standings having picked up 31 points. On Thursday, West Ham faced off against Genta in the Europa League and they were able to secure the 4-1 victory. Two games ago against Arsenal they played to a 2-2 draw. Gianluca Scamacca is still recovering from knee surgery and he’s not going to be able to go in this game. Lukasz Fabianski is expected to start in goal here, and they are going to need him to be strong here.
Shane’s Free Pick
West Ham has a ton of confidence heading into this game, and their offense is going to find success here. AFC Bournemouth won the last game, but it took a late goal. West Ham’s defense is going to lockdown here, and that is going to be the difference here. Look for a 2-0 or 2-1 type of game, and West Ham is going to secure the win. Back West Ham on the money line.