FM Preview: Arsenal v West Ham United 23 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v West Ham United fixture

Arsenal are ready to welcome West Ham United to Ashburton Grove on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 61 games played, Gunners have recorded 29 wins, and West Ham United have come away with 16 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Ashburton Grove was within the last three years, in October 2010, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct West Ham Utd. 1 - 3 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan West Ham Utd. 0 - 3 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Arsenal 1-0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Arsenal 2 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 03 Jan West Ham Utd. 1 - 2 Arsenal F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sun 25 Oct West Ham Utd. 2 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Arsenal 0 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Hammers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Arsenal lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 34 points from their 22 games so far.

West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 2 2 2 12 10 8
West Ham United 6 1 2 3 5 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against West Ham United is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gunners in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
West Ham United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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