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Last updated : 24 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Arsenal fixture

West Ham Utd. prepare to entertain Arsenal at Boleyn Ground on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 23 of the 59 previous games, with the Hammers winning just 15.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was less than a year ago, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 31 JanArsenal0 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sun 26 OctWest Ham Utd.0-2ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Tue 01 JanArsenal2 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 29 SepWest Ham Utd.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Sat 07 AprArsenal0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 05 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebArsenal2 - 3West Ham Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Hammers's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far. Arsenal's total of 18 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Hammers of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Arsenal, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Arsenal Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.