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The Premier League: Matchday 23, Manchester United vs. West Ham United
Jan 20, 2022, 9:12:00 AM

The Premier League: Matchday 23, Manchester United vs. West Ham United

Saturday - Old Trafford - Kick-off 4:00pm GMT.

Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday hosts a superb Premier League duel between Man U and The Hammers on Saturday. Are you ready to take the challenge? Of course the fixture is shaping up to be an entertaining one, so don’t miss it! Read our rundown and get caught up with all the information you need to make the smartest wagers!

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Manchester United's campaign so far has seen them accrue 32 points this season

Man U’s next opponents will smell blood if they begin the next match with all guns blazing. Whilst it’s understandable that they may want to do this, after their recent 2-2 draw at Aston Villa and previous loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers, The Red Devils must get a positive result and keep defensively solid. Before placing your bets, there's an interesting stat you need to know: they've won nine matches, drawn five games, and lost six fixtures. Also, Man U keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last seven fixtures is astonishing this season. Man U should play defensively this Saturday, because the likelihood of them winning to nil against The Hammers is rated at 30.49%.

The club’s goals per match average is currently 1.6, so scoring goals against The Hammers could be easy for them. If you’re betting on the correct score of the game, it may be best for you to consider that the number of goals scored by The Red Devils might stick close to their goals per match average.

The last time, the local team The Red Devils, managed to score two goals against its enemies. Now, they are aiming for a repetition of the feat, which is a possibility that currently stands at 31.35% for the game next Saturday.


Ralf Rangnick’s The Red Devils play at home this week against their rival, better positioned in the standings right now. We don't know what will happen in the next 90 minutes, but goal average in first halves for The Red Devils is 0.55. So if you’re betting on what the score will be at the 1st half, keep this in mind!


105 and 116 are Man U's total corners for and against. Remember this if you like betting on the corners over/under. It could be a great wager!

West Ham United have so far accrued 37 points in this season of the Premier League

Only a positive result will be acceptable for David Moyes' men, following their recent home defeat at the hands of Leeds United in their last match. Betting on the match winner? Then you should consider that they've won 11 fixtures, drawn four games, and lost seven meetings. Additionally,

The club’s goals per match average is currently 1.86, so scoring goals against Man U could be easy for them. If you’re betting on the correct score of the game, it may be best for you to consider that the number of goals scored by The Irons might stick close to their goals per match average.

The Hammers have scored three goals in their match at the Premier League but the likelihood of them scoring three or more goals against their opponents is rated at just 13.79%.


If The Hammers have a better position in the standings than their rival to this day, it is because they've managed to score a lot. Right now, their goal percentage is 82%. So if you’re betting on both teams to score (BTTS), you should take this into account.

Manchester United v West Ham United Head-to-Head in the Premier League

As you place your bets, remember that this fixture has historically favoured the locals, in terms of results.Man U have recorded 35 victories and 15 draws. Further, the visitors have not been able to beat Man U in any of the previous 16 fixtures. September 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Red Devils took all three points winning 0-1 away. In their previous clashes, both sides got on the scoresheet and it’s rated at 64.1% that they both score once more on Saturday.

The over/under bet is highly related to combined goals (one goal, in this particular case), and it's an important feature to make some smart bets. What would be the total score this time? Would it be similar or different for this duel? Stats are here to help you with your wagers!

Win Probability

In summation:
  • Currently, Manchester United are favored to win the contest with a rating of 52.36%
  • The rating for West Ham United is at 25.97%
  • A draw between the two teams is rated at 26.67%

Performance Report

There are many ways of mixing our favourite players with wagers; the anytime goalscorer bet is only one of them! For Man U, Cristiano Ronaldo is a top performing player who has scored eight goals in 20 League matches this Premier League Season, while Michail Antonio is one of the top performing players after having scored eight goals in 22 League matches this season for The Hammers.

Other standout players for Man U are Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood with seven goals and four goals respectively and for The Hammers are Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen with eight goals each.

We believe it would be a fun idea to bet on these players to score, what do you think?

Author: Ben Llorente

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