WEST HAM V CHELSEA
In that game, West Ham United managed 34% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for West Ham United was Tomáš Souček (5'). At the other end, Brighton & Hove Albion had 9 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Neal Maupay (89') was the scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that West Ham United have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that West Ham United have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals in the process.
Chelsea will come into the game following on from a 1-2 Premier League win to beat Watford in their previous fixture.
In that match, Chelsea had 50% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Chelsea, the goals were scored by Mason Mount (30') and Hakim Ziyech (72'). Watford had 13 shots on goal with 6 on target. Emmanuel Dennis (44') scored for Watford.
A series of very capable showings by the Chelsea defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their past 6 fixtures overall. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 12. We will see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Ahead of this meeting, Chelsea have not been beaten in their last 7 away league matches.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
SOUTHAMPTON V BRIGHTON
Southampton prepare for this match coming off the back of a 2-2 Premier League drawn result vs Leicester City.
In that game, Southampton had 45% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Southampton, goals were scored by Jan Bednarek (3') and Ché Adams (34'). On the other side, Leicester City had 15 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Jonny Evans (22') and James Maddison (49') scored for Leicester City.
In their past six fixtures, Ralph Hasenhüttl's Southampton have scored 6 times - an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
In their last fixture, Brighton drew 1-1 in the Premier League match with West Ham United.
In that game, Brighton & Hove Albion had 66% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Brighton & Hove Albion was Neal Maupay (89'). At the other end, West Ham United got 14 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Tomáš Souček (5') was the scorer for West Ham United.
Looking at their form, and Brighton have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in total. At the back, Brighton & Hove Albion can certainly do much better.
Prediction: Both teams to score
WOLVES V LIVERPOOL
Wolves head into this game following a 0-0 Premier League drawn game against Burnley.
In that game, Wolverhampton Wanderers managed 65% possession and 16 shots at goal with 2 on target. Burnley had 6 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Their most recent results highlight the fact that it has been a great time for the Wolverhampton Wanderers defence. Wolverhampton Wanderers have kept it tight, seeing the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their past six matches standing at 4. Regardless, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend shall be replicated here in this game.
Liverpool go into this meeting following a 1-4 Premier League win with the defeat of Everton in their previous fixture.
In that match, Liverpool managed 69% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For Liverpool, the goals were scored by Jordan Henderson (9'), Mohamed Salah (19', 64') and Diogo Jota (79'). Everton had 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Demarai Gray (38') was the scorer for Everton.
A series of very capable showings from the Liverpool defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their past 6 clashes in total. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 18.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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