West Ham vs Chelsea betting tips

West Ham vs Chelsea Betting Tips

West Ham is hosting Chelsea at the London Stadium in London on the 24th of April 2021 Saturday at 22:00 IST. This will be a battle for top-four assurance. The winning team from this match might as well end up in the top-four for the rest of the season as well considering they don’t drop many points. 

 West Ham Form & Team News

Currently placed at the fifth position in the Premier League points table, West Ham have played 32 games so far winning 16 and losing nine games. They have a total of 55 points and are tied on points with Chelsea who sit at fourth owing to a better goals count. They have also drawn seven games in the process. At home, they are the second-best team after Man City with nine wins from 16 games in total losing just three games. They are predominantly been inconsistent over some time now and the results show the same as well.

Jesse Lingard, Arthur Masuaku, and Aaron Creswell are all doubtful for the next game due to injury scares. Craig Dawson will also miss because of a red card in the last game. Antonio and D. Rice are also set to miss the clash due to injuries. David Moyes has some crucial calls to make in terms of team strength with some of the key players likely to miss out. Jesse Lingard has scored nine from his ten appearances and if he is missing out, West Ham will be on the back foot. Soucek and Bowen have also netted nine and eight goals respectively and their combination with Benrahma and Yarmolenko would be crucial for West Ham going into the match against Chelsea. 

Chelsea Form & Team News

Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea has been stellar with the sort of comeback they have shown in this season after the start they got under Frank Lampard early on, his resultant sacking and Tuchels entry have all paved the way for a brilliant comeback. They are presently placed at the fourth position with 55 points from 32 games winning 16 in the process. Their away record is also quite decent with eight wins and four each of draws and defeats to complete the 16 games. Chelsea are in good nick as well with some crucial matches in championships going their way which is a good sign for them. 

Thiago Silva and Mateo Kovacic are probably likely to miss out on Saturday’s game against West Ham owing to injury concerns. Tuchel will again make some crucial calls and get his strategies right with respect to the team composition and strength. Mount, Jorginho and Abraham have all netted six goals each so far. Werner has also contributed with six assists to his name. The defense consisted of Chilwell and co. are doing their bit in keeping the clean sheets as well.

Odds by Casumo

Chelsea are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.81 odds while West Ham is placed at 4.50. The odds for a draw is 3.85.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Chelsea are playing pretty well defensively and attacking when needed while West Ham have been leaking goals quite often. The head to head record between the two sides is almost evenly matched in recent years. But Chelsea are playing a good brand of football of late which might be the telling factor in this game and might as well end up on the winning side. West Ham needs to stop the leak of goals and once that’s done, their chances might as well go up. 

Tip 1: Total Goals over 2.5

When the two sides met against each other in the last two games across competitions, both those matches, both played last year had concluded with the result having a total goal tally of over 2.5 goals. This head to head stat when West Ham and Chelsea meet at West Ham in the last six games, four have had the total goals to be over 2.5 goals. West Ham have literally been having a goal-fest across games for some time now. All their last four matches have had over 2.5 goals in total. While playing at home, they have had four of the last five matches where they satisfy the above tip. Chelsea on the other hand in their last away match had over 2.5 goals in total. Two of their last three games in Premier League too had followed suit. So it is most likely the match will have more than 2.5 goals in total. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for the total goals to be over 2.5. goals is 1.92.

Tip 2: Both Teams to Score

Four of the last six meetings between the two sides while playing at West Ham have ended up having both teams scoring. While playing in Premier League, at West Ham, the head to head stat shows three of the last meetings have had both teams scoring. West Ham have had all matches in the last four across competitions where both teams had scored. At home, three of the last four matches have had both teams scoring. Chelsea while playing away in Premier League have had three of the last five matches where both teams scored. In Premier League alone, they have had two of the last three matches satisfying the condition. So we can conclude that both teams are likely to end up on the scoresheet. The odds for both teams to score is 1.82 according to the Casumo Sportsbook. 


West Ham has had some high-scoring thriller over the recent matches, Chelsea have more or less been sedate conceding not many goals. So it is a matchup between two ends of the spectrum at West Ham on Saturday where the winner could most probably seal a top-four birth after this match. Summarising on a couple of bets from above:

  1. Total Goals over 2.5 @1.92
  2. Both Teams To Score @ 1.82

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