Marko Arnautovic to score anytime against Stoke on Monday night 13/10
Competition: Premier League
Market: Marko Arnautovic to score anytime
Odds: 13/10 @ Bet365
With the Premier League table reaching the business end of the season, English football’s top division remains incredibly tight at both ends of the table with just a single point seeing a team jump several places. On that note, West Ham will look to ease their relegation worries when they welcome fellow strugglers Stoke to the London Stadium.
For the hosts on Monday night, West Ham have endured an inconsistent season this year and will be glad to see that their recent form has helped move them away from the relegation zone. After 32 Premier League games this season, West Ham have won eight, drawn 10 and lost 14, scoring 20 and conceding 58 in return, the Hammers boast the third worst defensive record in the division. However, with a points tally of 34, the East London side now sit 15th in the table and are six points above the relegation zone. With a two games advantage over the teams around them, a victory for West Ham on Monday night will see them jump as high as 12th. As for their recent form, West Ham are coming off the back of a 1-1 draw with Chelsea and a 3-0 home victory over Southampton. Striker Marko Arnautovic has been far and away West Ham’s star man this season, the Austrian international has five in his last five.
As for the visitors, Stoke have failed to adapt to life under former Wolves manager Paul Lambert and still find themselves at the heart of a relegation battle. After 33 games this season, Stoke have won just six times, drawing nine and losing 18, scoring 30 and conceding 63, Stoke boasts the worst defensive record in the Premier League this season. With a points tally of 27, Stoke now sit five points adrift of safety with just five games left in the season. As for their recent form, Stoke have failed to pick up a win in their last nine outings, a run stemming back to January. Along with suffering a 3-0 loss in the reverse fixture earlier in the year, Stoke have conceded two or more goals in their last four matches on the bounce.
Bet: Marko Arnautovic to score anytime against Stoke on Monday night 13/10 @ Bet365>>