Watford vs West Ham – Sunday 19th November 2017 – 16:00 - Sky Sports Football

West Ham

Watford are 21/20 with Richarlison and Andre Gray at 5/1 to score first.

Watford face West Ham at Vicarage Road on Sunday afternoon, with the Hornets struggling in recent games.

The Hornets come into this match in good form, despite losing their last match 3-2 against Everton.

It looked like it could be another tough afternoon for Everton, with Brazillian Richarlison opening the scoring for the Toffees one minute after the restart (46).

Christian Kabasele (64) made it 2-0 just after the hour mark, a fine header from a Holebas corner.

Oumar Niasse continued his fine recent form for Everton (67), his goal making it 2-1 before Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalised seven minutes later (74).

Leighton Baines scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 91st minute, an incredible come back from the Toffees.

There could have been even more drama as Tom Cleverley had the opportunity to convert a penalty for the visitors in the 11th minute of injury time, it wasn't given however.


Impressive Silva 

The Hornets have had a great start to the season, despite losing their last three matches.

Two of their three defeats have been high scoring affairs, with a 3-2 defeat against Everton and a 4-2 defeat against Chelsea.

They find themselves in ninth place on 15 points, an incredible start to the season for a side that finished 17th last season.

Their manager Marco Silva has been the subject of intense speculation, with Everton keen to appoint the former Hull manager.


Hornets Favourites

Watford come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

The Hornets will be looking to win this fixture, ending a run of three straight defeats.

Watford will be looking to make it three games unbeaten against the Hammers.

Poor Result

West Ham come into this match in poor form, having lost their last match 4-1 at the London stadium.

Mohamed Salah (21) continued his outstanding form in front of goal with Liverpool's first, before Joel Matip made it 2-0 three minutes later (24).

Manuel Lanzini (55) pulled one back for the Hammers, with the Argentinian doing his reputation no harm whatsoever.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made it 3-1 to Liverpool (56), with the former Arsenal man scoring his first goal for Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah scored his second and Liverpool's fourth (75), completing a great away win for the Reds.

Moyes In, Bilic Out

That was the last straw for West Ham's owners, who saw fit to sack Slaven Bilic after a poor home result.

They do have a mixed record in their last six matches, with two of every result during that time.

The appointment of David Moyes has had mixed reviews from the footballing world, with the Scot having a poor recent managerial record.

He will be keen to restore his reputation at West Ham, with poor runs at Manchester United, Real Sociedad and Sunderland all ending in the sack.


Hammers Underdogs

West Ham come into this match as underdogs, with many of the Hammers side out of form as it stands.

Moyes will be looking to win this fixture, with a win getting his tenure off to the perfect start.

The Hammers will be looking for their 15th win in 29 matches against Watford on Saturday.

West Ham are 13/5 with Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez 11/2 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Richarlison to score first @ 5/1

Tip 2 – Watford to win 2-1 @ 15/2

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