MANCHESTER UNITED V WEST HAM
Manchester United will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-2 Premier League success vs West Ham United.
In that game, Manchester United had 61% possession and 17 shots on goal with 10 on target. For Manchester United, the scorers were Cristiano Ronaldo (35') and Jesse Lingard (89'). West Ham United got 13 shots at goal with 4 on target. Saïd Benrahma (30') scored for West Ham United.
Fixtures featuring Manchester United have often been exciting encounters lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 14 of them being chalked up by Manchester United. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Proving their partiality to fruitful matches, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the last six matches in which West Ham United have sent out their troops, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals each fixture. Opposition teams have got 7 of those goals.
Prediction: Both teams to score
CHELSEA V ASTON VILLA
Chelsea fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-3 Premier League success against Tottenham Hotspur.
In that match, Chelsea had 53% possession and 20 shots on goal with 10 on target. For Chelsea, the goalscorers were Thiago Silva (49'), N'Golo Kanté (57') and Antonio Rüdiger (92'). At the other end, Tottenham Hotspur had 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
A common characteristic of recent Chelsea games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
Taking their prior 6 clashes leading up to this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on both teams scoring would have lost.
Aston Villa will go into the clash after a 3-0 Premier League win with the eclipse of Everton in their last fixture.
In that game, Aston Villa had 56% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Aston Villa, goals were scored by Matty Cash (66') and Leon Bailey (75'). At the other end, Everton had 11 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Lucas Digne (69' Own goal) scored for Everton.
Showing their predisposition for productive matches, we’ve had goals 21 times in the prior six matches in which Aston Villa have taken to the field, yielding a mean average of 3.5 goals per fixture. Their opponents have managed 7 of these goals. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Prediction: Both teams to score
ARSENAL V WIMBLEDON
Arsenal, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 Premier League success over Burnley.
In that match, Arsenal managed 55% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Arsenal was Martin Ødegaard (30'). At the other end, Burnley had 18 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
A recurring theme in recent Arsenal games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
From their previous six matches before this one, in as many as 6 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a loser.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Plymouth Argyle in League One action, AFC Wimbledon and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Ryan Hardie (47') scored for Plymouth Argyle.
Indicating their involvement in eventful matches, goals have been scored 25 times in the previous 6 games in which AFC Wimbledon have played, giving an average of 4.17 goals per clash. Their opponents have hit 10 of those goals. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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