West Ham United and Newcastle United face off on Wednesday in an English Premier League showdown at London Stadium. When these two teams faced off on February 4th, the two teams played to a 1-1 draw.
West Ham United vs Newcastle United Odds
Newcastle United comes into this game as the favorite sitting at +115 while West Ham United is the underdog sitting at +250. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals, with the over paying out at +115.
West Ham United Betting Preview
West Ham United sits in 14th place in the standings, having picked up 27 points. On Sunday, West Ham faced off against Southampton, and they were able to secure a 1-0 victory. Nayef Aguerd scored in the 25th minute, and the defense locked down the rest of the way for the victory. West Ham had 43 percent of the possession and two shots on target. Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is back, and he looked quite impressive in the first game, shutting out Southampton. West Ham looks to finally be getting healthy at the right time and Danny Ings is expected to play a big role in this game.
Newcastle United Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Newcastle United, who sits in 3rd place in the standings having picked up 50 points. Newcastle United has been playing really well heading into this game. They have won three games in a row, including the last game against Manchester United, where they won 2-0. Newcastle had 45 percent of the possession and six shots on target. Newcastle is dealing with some injuries heading into this game, with Miguel Almiron and Emil Krafth missing this game. Joelinton is back from suspension, but there is no guarantee he’s going to start here.
Shane’s Free Pick
West Ham United has been playing well heading into this game, but Newcastle has been playing even better. Newcastle’s defense has been strong heading into this game, and their defense is going to lockdown here. Look for West Ham to score a goal or two and that will be enough for them to get the job done. Back Newcastle United on the money line.