Chelsea vs West Ham United Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips | PL

Chelsea vs West Ham United Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips | PL

Chelsea vs West Ham United Preview

The Premier League London derby of Chelsea vs West Ham United holds the pivot for the hopes of both sides for a potential European spot at the end of the season. Fresh off a crucial win over Tottenham Hotspur, the Blues will look to continue their winning momentum against the Hammers at their home Stamford Bridge.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side currently sits in the eighth spot in the league’s table with 51 points to their name in 34 games. On the other hand, West Ham have played a game more than their London rivals and are two points behind them at the ninth spot as of now.

Chelsea vs West Ham United team news

Chelsea

From Chelsea’s camp players like Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Ben Chilwell, Romeo Lavia, and Enzo Fernandez might miss out on their squad that will face West Ham United due to injury concerns.

West Ham United

The visitors could be missing out on the services of their defenders Nayef Aguerd, and George Earthy leading into the Chelsea vs West Ham encounter due to injury issues.

Chelsea vs West Ham United predicted lineups

Chelsea vs West Ham
Chelsea Players | Image Credit: The Pride of London

Chelsea

Despite facing injury to some of their prominent players at this stage of the season, the Blues possess enough bench strength to compete and give their opponents a run for their money. One expects Mauricio Pochettino to field a similar playing eleven as he did against Spurs in their previous league outing.

Predicted XI: D Petrovic (GK), M Cucurella, B Badiashile, T Chalobah, A Gilchrist, C Gallagher, M Caicedo, M Mudryk, C Palmer, C Madueke, and N Jackson

West Ham United

West Ham are light on options in certain areas of the field at the closing juncture of the season. But their injury list is not as long as that of their neighbors. David Moyes would be willing to go with his best possible starting lineup at the Stamford Bridge.

Predicted XI: A Aerola (GK), V Coufal, K Zouma, A Ogbonna, Emerson, T Soucek, E Alvarez, J Bowen, L Paqueta, M Kudus, and M Antonio

Chelsea vs West Ham United head-to-head

Chelsea vs West Ham
West Ham United Players | Image Credit: TEAMtalk

Last 5 Matches:

West Ham 3-1 United Chelsea | Premier League | August 20, 2023

West Ham 1-1 United Chelsea | Premier League | February 11, 2023

Chelsea 2-1 West Ham United | Premier League | September 03, 2022

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham United | Premier League | April 24, 2022

West Ham 3-2 United Chelsea | Premier League | December 04, 2021

Chelsea vs West Ham United score prediction

The London derby between Chelsea and West Ham United promises to be a closely fought contest. While the current form places the Blues as a hot favorite to win it, one expects the visiting Hammers to put up a spirited performance and take something from the game.

Predicted Score: Chelsea 2-2 West Ham

Chelsea vs West Ham United betting tips and odds

Betting Tips

  • Goals over 2.5 – 1.38
  • Goals under 2.5 – 2.81
  • Both teams to score – Yes

Odds

  • Chelsea to win: 1.71
  • Draw: 4.75
  • West Ham to win: 5.00

Betting tips and odds from – ODDSPEDIA

Chelsea vs West Ham United timing and telecast

  • Stadium: Stamford Bridge, London, United Kingdom
  • Timing: 01:00 PM GMT, Sunday, May 5, 2024
  • India: Star Sports Select 1 HD, Disney+ Hotstar (Subscription)
  • UK: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League
  • US: Peacock (TV Channel), Premier League on Peacock (Online Stream)

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