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Newcastle United vs West Ham United - Premier League Preview and Odds


Published on: 25/08/2017

Tensions between Coach Rafa Benitez and owner Mike Ashley are still running high with the former feeling that his transfer needs are not being met in this window. With such drama behind the scenes, a win on the pitch would bring some welcome relief for the Geordies.

Meanwhile, West Ham United are also winless this term, although they did manage to score twice at Southampton despite only having 10 men on the pitch. They followed that up with a midweek League Cup win over lowly Cheltenham Town.

Coach Slaven Bilic is once again under pressure with suggestions that the owners are already eyeing up replacements. It was widely reported that Toon boss Rafa Benitez nearly joined West Ham United before taking the reins at Real Madrid in a chain of events that eventually led to the CroatianÂ’s appointment.

Injury news

Newcastle United:

Injuries - F Lejeune (ankle), D. Yedlin (hamstring).

Doubtful - D. Gayle (illness).

West Ham United:

Injuries: W. Reid (calf strain).

Doubtful: M. Lanzini (knee), C. Kouyate (knee), A. Carroll (groin strain).

Recent form (all competitions)

Newcastle United: LLWWL

West Ham United: LLLDD

Betting odds and tips

West Ham have kept just one clean sheet in their last 17 away game in the league, so the home side can be expected to grab their first goal of the season in this game. However, the Hammers showed some fighting spirit against Southampton and have a good scoring record away from home against clubs in the lower half of the table. As a result, the both teams to score bet looks tempting here.

You can back Both Teams to Score at 7/10 with Bet365.

By Neil Morris

Newcastle v West Ham Live Betting Odds - England Premier League

Home Win
27/20
Draw
12/5
Away Win
9/4

Published on: 25/08/2017

Any odds displayed within this preview were correct at the time of publishing (25/08/2017 09:41:49) but are subject to change.