FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 31 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v West Ham United fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 57 games played, Gunners have recorded 26 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Gunners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 SepWest Ham Utd.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Sat 07 AprArsenal0-1West Ham Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 05 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebArsenal2 - 3West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepWest Ham Utd.0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sun 19 JanArsenal3 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugWest Ham Utd.2 - 2ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

West Ham Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Hammers have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 3.

Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 47 points from the 20 games played. West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in West Ham Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
West Ham Utd. 6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.