Manchester City vs West Ham – Sunday 3rd December 2017 – 16:00 - Sky Sports Football

Man City are 1/9 with Sergio Aguero at 2/1 to score first.

Manchester City face West Ham at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon, in a vital fixture for the Hammers.

Kevin De Bruyne gave the hosts the lead two minutes after the interval (47), with a driven free-kick finding it's way past Frasier Forster.

Oriol Romeu equalised for Mauricio Pellegrino's men (75), with the former Chelsea man's composed finish levelling with 15 minutes to go.

Raheem Sterling was the hero again for Manchester City, with the former Liverpool man scoring another late goal this season (90+6).

It was a tight contest but Guardiola's side continue their incredible run, they have dropped just two points this season.

Unbeaten Start

Manchester City have had an unbeaten start to this season, in West Ham they face a side who have struggled this season.

Guardiola's side have been incredible in this campaign, the recent win against Southampton was the hallmark of Champions though.

They have only dropped an incredible two points this season, with talk of winning the title already taking place.

They will remain top of the Premier League irrespective of the result, despite their rivals all enjoying tough fixtures.

City Favourites

Pep Guardiola's side come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

City will be looking to continue their unbeaten start to this season, with West Ham struggling.

Man City will be looking for a fifth consecutive win against West Ham.

New Low

The Hammers come into this match in poor form, losing 4-0 to a struggling Everton side at Goodison Park.

Wayne Rooney scored his first hat-trick for eleven years in this fixture (18, 28, 66), with his treble completed just past the hour mark.

One of Rooney's goals was a superb goal from his own half, after a poor clearance from goalkeeper Joe Hart leading to Rooney completing a fine goal.

Ashley Williams has had a poor season by his own high standards but he headed home Everton's fourth with 12 minutes to go (78).

It was an appalling result for West Ham who have suffered a new low in an already poor season, Moyes has a huge job on his hands.

Relegation Zone

That was a poor result for Moyes, especially on returning to a club where he had so much success in Everton.

It's a worrying performance from a side who were already in deep trouble, this is a new low even for them.

That was the Hammers eighth defeat of this season, with just two wins and four draws from their 14 matches.

West Ham are 18th in the Premier League and on current form they will be playing in the Championship next season.

Hammers Underdogs

David Moyes' side come into this match as the underdogs, with the City's home advantage and excellent form informing the odds.

The Hammers will be looking to be the first team to beat Pep Guardiola's side, it will go a long way to erasing the poor result against the Toffees.

West Ham will be looking for their 34th win in 98 matches against Manchester City.

West Ham are 18/1 with Javier Hernandez at 12/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Hernandez to score first @ 12/1

Tip 2 – West Ham to win 2-1 @ 50/1

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