West Ham Utd. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 57 games played, Hammers have recorded 16 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Gunners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Arsenal||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 05 Nov||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 01 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 19 Jan||Arsenal||3 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.
West Ham Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Hammers have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 3.
Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 47 points from the 20 games played. West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||3||1||2||7||7||10|
FootyMad's prediction ...
West Ham Utd. are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the Gunners coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.
|Arsenal||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|West Ham Utd.||6 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.