West Ham face a trip to Sheffield United on Sunday in a 2 pm Premier League kick-off.
The Hammers are 6th in the league and unbeaten in four Premier League ties, while Sheffield United sit bottom of the table. Back West Ham to win at 6/5 with bet365.
Sheffield United vs West Ham stat pack
Prior to Sunday’s game, an impressive West Ham record, and a number of other stats, have come to light:
- West Ham have won their past 11 Premier League games against the side starting the day bottom of the table, including a 2-0 win over Sheffield United in the reverse fixture in September.
- Sheffield United have conceded the first goal in a league-high 16 Premier League games this season, while only Tottenham (five) and Arsenal (six) have conceded first less often than West Ham (7).
- West Ham have kept a clean sheet in each of their past four Premier League games, despite facing 77 shots across these matches. They last kept five consecutive league clean sheets in the 1990-91 season.
- After averaging 2.8 goals conceded, 19.0 shots faced, and 2.23 expected goals against (xGA) per game in their 14 Premier League matches under Paul Heckingbottom this season, Sheffield United have since
reduced those averages to 1.7 goals conceded, 13.7 shots faced, and 1.52 xGA per game in six league fixtures since Chris Wilder’s return to the club.