Football   |   September 26, 2023

Man City vs. West Ham United Team News, Odds, and Predictions

Westham will host Manchester City at the London Stadium in the Premier League Matchday 5. The clash is set to kick off on Saturday at 3:00 PM, 16th September 2023 (UK time). 

The Hammers secured their third win out of four in the 2023/24 season against Luton Town. The fixture ended 1 – 2 at Kenilworth Road. 

Manchester City is the only side yet to lose in the 2023/24 season. Assistant manager Juanma Lillo led Manchester City to a 5 – 1 in their previous match against Fulham at Etihad. Pep Guardiola had a successful surgery and will assume his dugout duties soon.

Manchester City vs. West Ham United Team News

David Moyes’s side has had an excellent 2023/24 Premier League start. The Hammers have already won three of the four opening league fixtures. Only one fixture against Bournemouth at Kings Park ended in a draw. The three fixtures the Hammers won are as follows: 

  • 20th August 2023 | London Stadium | Westham 3 – 1 Chelsea
  • 26th August 2023 | American Express Community Stadium | Brighton 1 – 3 Westham
  • 1st September 2023 | Kenilworth Road | Luton 1 – 2 Westham

Manchester City is the only team in the 2023/2024 Premier League yet to drop a single point. The Citizens have secured all the twelve points in their previous Premier League encounters. The following are their fixtures’ results: 

  • 11th August 2023 | Turf Moor | Burnley 0 – 3 Man City
  • 19th August 2023 | Etihad Stadium | Man City 1 – 0 Newcastle
  • 27th August 2023 | Bramall Lane | Sheffield United 1 – 2 Man City
  • 2nd September 2023 | Etihad Stadium | Man City 5 – 1 Fulham

Pep has recovered from back surgery and is set to return to the dugout against Westham in the London Stadium. The 52-year-old Spanish manager took a three-week leave from the touchline, which saw him miss two matches against Sheffield United and Fulham. 

City will head to Westham in great form despite Kevin De Bruyne still out on a long-term injury. The hosts will be on hot heels in the Saturday clash to avoid their first defeat in this campaign. Westham will return from the international break and is expected to maintain their Champions League spot, 2 points behind City.

Manchester City vs. West Ham United Head-to-Head

Pep Guardiola’s side has secured four wins in their last 6 Premier League encounters with the Hammers. Westham never managed to beat City in the previous fixtures. The rest two fixtures ended in a draw. Manchester City scored a total of 12 goals. Westham scored 5 goals. The fixtures were as follows: 

  • 03rd May 2023 | Premier League | Manchester City 3 – 0 West Ham  
  • 07th Aug 2022 | Premier League | West Ham 0 – 2 Manchester City 
  • 15th May 2022 | Premier League | West Ham 2 – 2 Manchester City 
  • 28th November 2021 | Premier League | Manchester City 2-1 West Ham 
  • 27th February 2021 | Premier League | Manchester City 2 – 1 West Ham  
  • 24th October 2020 | Premier League | West Ham 1 – 1 Manchester City

Manchester City vs. West Ham United Betting Tips and Predictions

  • The Hammers have yet to win a Premier League game against the Citizens in their last 3 encounters at the London Stadium.
  • Manchester City have won all their last 3 Premier League games against Westham at Etihad.
  • Both teams scored in five of the previous six Premier League encounters at the London Stadium.
  • Pep Guardiola’s side has won seven of their previous nine Premier League fixtures on the road.

Manchester City is the clear favorite to win the Saturday fixture at the London Stadium. However, David Moyes’s side has had a solid 2023/24 season debut and may be looking to upset Pep’s strong side. We predict both teams to score and Manchester City to win. Our correct score prediction is 1 – 3. 

What’s Next 

FK TSC Bačka Topola will visit the Hammers in the UEFA Europa League | Group Stage | Matchday 1 of 6 |. The fixture will occur on Thursday, 21st September, at the London Stadium (kick-off time at 8.00 PM).

Crvena Zvezda will visit the Etihad to face Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League | Group Stage | Matchday 1 of 6 |. The Serbian professional football club will face the Premier League Champions on Tuesday night, 19th September (kick-off time at 8:00 PM).

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