West Ham vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League match preview and predictions
On Monday night, the Hammers travelled to Anfield and Liverpool took the lead in the ninth minute. Issa Diop equalized from a corner, Pablo Fornals put them ahead just nine minutes after the interval.
They conceded twice late on to lose 3-2. This means they’ve won just one of seven league games under David Moyes of their last 20 Premier League games, dating back to 22 September.
That leaves them in the relegation zone, one point behind Aston Villa and just two behind Bournemouth.
They have to play Arsenal, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Tottenham and Chelsea in their next four.
Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side have 19 points from ten games, losing just three times. An early goal from Shane Long and then one in the 96th minute from Stuart Armstrong saw off Aston Villa 2-0.
The Saints are in 12th place, ten points above their hosts. The’ve only won one of their three visits to the stadium In September 2016.
Łukasz Fabiański will keep his place in goal.
Angelo Ogbonna and Issa Diop will both keep their places.
Aaron Cresswell is firmly first-choice ahead of Arthur Masuaku.
Jeremy Ngakia has now made two Premier League appearances.
Tomáš Souček had been impressive since joining from Slavia Praha in January.
Pablo Fornals is likely to start this time alongside Mark Noble and Declan Rice.
felipe Anderson is back from injury and will start on the left with Robert Snodgrass on the other side.
Manuel Lanzini and Jarrod Bowen are the other options; Andriy Yarmolenko is injured.
Alex McCarthy will continue in goal.
Kyle Walker-Peters is likely to return at right-back.
Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek and Ryan Bertrand will make up a settled back four.
James Ward-Prowse will move back into midfield.
Stuart Armstong with Moussa Djenepo the other creator.
Danny Ings who’s on 17 goals this season, will continue alongside Shane Long who has been directly involved in 11 goals in his last eight Premier League starts against Aston Villa.