Arsenal vs West Ham United Preview and Prediction: Arsenal to Win 2-0 at 7/1
Arsenal and West Ham United will play in the quarterfinals of the League Cup at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, 19th December.
The teams played last week in the Premier League and the game ended in a goalless draw. Arsenal won their previous two encounters, 3 – 0 in April this year and 1 – 5 in December last year.
Arsenal have reached this round after defeating Norwich City 2 – 1 in the last. At present they are fifth in the Premier League with 33 points having won 10 games, drawn 3 and lost 5.
West Ham United reached this stage after defeating Tottenham Hotspur 3 – 2 in the last round. They are currently fifteenth in the Premier League with 17 points having won 4 games, drawn 5 and lost 9.
Arsenal are having a considerably better season than West Ham and they have the home advantage in this game. However, West Ham surprised many by beating Tottenham Hotspur in the last round so Arsenal will know that they can’t afford to be complacent and this could result in a very exciting game.
A 2 – 0 win for Arsenal is the most likely outcome with Boyle Sports and Paddy Power offering odds of 7/1 and 13/2 respectively.
Paddy Power Sport Odds: 1/2 Arsenal to Win, 10/3 for a Draw and 5/1 West Ham United to Win
Boyle Sports Odds: 1/2 Arsenal to Win, 16/5 for a Draw and 5/1 West Ham United to Win