Betting Tip: Arsenal vs West Ham

Two London sides with top four ambitions lock horns at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, as Arsenal play host to West Ham United.

Might be risky, but an Arsenal home win is something to try out

West Ham are in fourth position with 28 points. Arsenal follow closely in sixth place on 26 points.

Both teams are chasing the Champions League spots and an Arsenal victory could see Arsenal end the midweek round in the top four of the table.

Arsenal lost their first home match of the season to Chelsea and have been unbeaten at home since.

They have the joint-best home record with league leaders Manchester City being unbeaten in their last 10 home matches in all competitions.

Arsenal will be glad to be home as they lost three matches in a row on the road.

Their last match saw them return to winning ways when they thrashed Southampton 3-0 at home.

Such a result slightly eased the pressure on Mikel Arteta as Arsenal returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion, a result that sent them above Tottenham Hotspur into sixth, but they are only one point clear of Spurs having played two games more.

Arsenal have won 10 of their last 11 home matches against West Ham with the one defeat coming in 2015.

West Ham had a firm grip of the fourth spot but just one win in their last five league matches has seen the chasing teams catch up to them with Arsenal and Manchester United leading the chase.

They are without a win in their last three away matches with two losses and a draw.

West Ham have only scored one goal in these three matches.

They have not won at arsenal in their last six visits with the last away win coming in 2015.

West Ham have picked victories in their last two London derbies this season and will be looking for three straight derby wins for the first time since 2019.

In the last match day while their London rivals were easing to another three points, Burnley frustrated the top four hopefuls as Sean Dyche's relegation candidates held the top-four chasing Hammers to a point at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon.

This capped off a difficult week for Moyes and his players. It is worth nothing that neither club nor manager particularly enjoys trips to the red side of North London.

David Moyes has faced Arsenal 17 times away from home as a manager without winning Thus he will be aiming to change that on Wednesday evening.

West Ham forward Michail Antonio has a penchant for London derbies having scored five goals and setting up six more in his last 11 such matches as he leads the line at the Emirates.

Best bet: Arsenal win to nil ; NO @1.25 odds

Oloenu 'Mr Genius' Eze is a betting expert and Football writer/analyst. He is a studying pharmacist and holds interest in Football, basketball and Tennis.

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