Arsenal face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 23 of the 59 previous games, with the hosts winning just 15.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Arsenal||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 26 Oct||West Ham Utd.||0 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Arsenal||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Arsenal||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 05 Nov||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 01 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Hammers's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far. Arsenal's total of 18 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||0||1||5||7||14||1|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|West Ham Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Arsenal||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
9 games since last defeat.