Burnley vs West Ham Predictions and Betting Tips
West Ham look to get back to winning ways as they travel to the Turf Moor to take on Burnley on Monday night. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
An early Michail Antonio strike settled it the last time both sides met as the Hammers picked up their first victory against the Clarets after losing three times in a row.
Premier League status all but secured
At certain times this season, it was looking like Sean Dyche and his troops would be drawn into a relegation scrap. However, they have dealt with the situation quite well as they stand nine points about the drop zone. Chris Wood scored his first Premier League hat-trick in their most recent game against Wolves as the Clarets ran out 4-0 winners
Major setback for the Hammers
West Ham was dealt a major blow in the race for the top four, losing to fellow contenders Chelsea at the London Stadium. Time Werner scored the only goal of the game as Tuchel and his troops rose into the top four, three points ahead of the Hammers in 5th place.
Burnley vs West Ham Team News
Kevin Long and Robbie Brady are both out injured for the hosts. Regarding the visitors, Balbuena and Dawson are both suspended while Rice and Cresswell are still struggling with knee and thigh injuries.
Burnley possible starting XI:
Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; McNeil, Cork, Westwood, Brownhill; Wood, Vydra
West Ham possible starting XI:
Fabianski; Ogbonna, Diop, Johnson; Johnson, Soucek, Noble, Coufal; Fornals; Lingard, Bowen
Burnley vs West Ham Prediction: 1-1
Burnley has always been tough to beat at home, losing just once in their last five league games at the Turf Moor. What’s more, the Hammers have also suffered on their travels, but we expect them to give the game their all given their European aspirations. Nonetheless, we would be sitting on the fences for this game with both sides playing out a goal-scoring draw.