West Ham vs Tottenham – Saturday 23rd September 2017 – 12:30 - Sky Sports  


West Ham are 17/4 with Javier Hernandez at 13/2 to score first.

West Ham face Tottenham at the London Stadium on Saturday lunchtime, in the sixth round of matches in the Premier League.

The Hammers come into this match in good form, they are now unbeaten in their last three matches.

They won their last match against Bolton, with the Irons winning 3-0 in the Carabao Cup third round.

Angelo Ogbonna (4) opened the scoring for West Ham, with the defender heading home an Arnautovic free kick to make it 1-0.

Diafra Sakho (31) doubled the lead midway through the first half, with Arnautovic again providing the assist.

Arthur Masuaku (90+4) put the icing on the cake deep into added time, making it 3-0 to the Hammers on the night.

That means that they will now face todays opponents Tottenham in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Hammers Better

Bilic has seen the pressure relieved recently, with West Ham now unbeaten in their last three matches.

They won their first match of the season against Huddersfield at the London Stadium, following that up with a draw against West Brom.

The cup has given them some respite as well, giving them convincing wins against Cheltenham and Bolton.

This is a huge match for West Ham, Bilic will be delighted if his charges can put one over on their London rivals.


Hammers Underdogs

West Ham come into this match as underdogs, despite home advantage and their recent unbeaten form.

This is a big match for the Hammers with bragging rights at stake, a win here will also continue to ease the pressure on Bilic.

The Irons will be looking to make it three wins in four matches against Spurs.

Excellent Start

Spurs come into this match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win against Barnsley in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

It was a tough match for Tottenham, with Mauricio Pochettino's side struggling in front of goal.

Fernando Llorente registered Spurs first shot on target in the 62nd minute, having struggled on his home debut.

Dele Alli scored the only goal of the game just three minutes later though (65), converting from close range to make it 1-0.

Pochettino did put out a strong side for this match as well, they continue to struggle at their adopted home Wembley.


Great Start

Despite those Wembley struggles, Tottenham are unbeaten in five matches in all competitions.

Their only defeat of the season came in the 2-1 loss against Chelsea, since then they have been excellent.

They are five points off leaders Manchester United and Manchester City, a win here will be vital in keeping pace with them.

Mauricio Pochettino will be looking to avenge the 1-0 loss away last season, with bragging rights at stake.

Spurs Favourites

Tottenham come into this match as the clear favourites, despite West Ham enjoying home advantage.

This will be a tough match for Tottenham, with West Ham looking to march up the table.

Spurs will be looking to make it 48 wins in 111 matches against the Hammers.

Tottenham are 8/13 with Harry Kane at 5/2 to open the scoring. 


Betting Tips 

Tip 1 – Hernandez to score first @ 13/2

Tip 2 – West Ham to win 2-1 @ 16/1

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