Manchester City vs West Ham United Pick – EPL Predictions & Odds 5/3/23

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Manchester City and West Ham United face off on Wednesday in an English Premier League showdown at Etihad Stadium. 

Manchester City vs West Ham United Odds

Manchester City sits as the favorite sitting at -475 while West Ham United is the underdog sitting at +1200. The total in this game sits at 3.5 goals with the over paying out at +100. 

Manchester City Betting Preview

Manchester City sits in 1st place in the standings having picked up 76 points so far this season. Manchester City is in firm control of the Premier League right now and they are coming off another big victory in the last game. Julian Alvarez scored the game winner in the 36th minute. Manchester City had 63 percent of the possession and nine shots on target. Nathan Ake is still working his way back from a hamstring injury but it looks like he’s going to be able to go here. Kyle Walker, John Stones and Ruben Dias are all expected to play some sort of role in this game. 

West Ham United Betting Preview

West Ham United currently sits in 15th place in the standings having picked up 34 points. In the last game against Crystal Palace, West Ham scored three goals but the defense struggled and gave up four goals. West Ham had four shots on target and 40 percent of the possession. Kurt Zouma is dealing with an ankle injury and it’s expected that he’s going to be out a couple of weeks. Michail Antonio and Danny Ings are still competing for the starting job, and whoever is going to start here needs to have a big game. The defense is going to need to step up in a big way here. 

Shane’s Free Pick

This is an elite offensive Manchester City offense and they are going to have no issue again in this game scoring. In the last game West Ham United gave up four goals and they are going to really struggle to defend again in this game. This game is going to finish 4-1 or 5-1. Back Manchester City -2.5 To cash.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick:Manchester City -2.5