West Ham have only lost one of their last six matches and will be looking to pull off another win at home to Chelsea like they managed in the EFL Cup earlier in the campaign.
Chelsea’s lead at the top of the table could be cut to seven points by the time they travel to West Ham on Monday night and they will be looking to restore their advantage in this London derby.
West Ham – Andy Carroll is still struggling with a groin injury that kept him out of their 1-1 draw with Watford last time around and Slaven Bilic will be desperate to have him available for the reception of Chelsea on Monday. Predict correct score of this match on NaijaBet.com
West Ham have already been served a blow by the absence of Michail Antonio, who is suspended after being sent off against Watford. Andre Ayew is on standby to lead the line if Carroll is not fit enough to start.
Chelsea – Cesc Fabregas played a lead role in their 3-1 win over Swansea at the weekend but Nemanja Matic could be recalled to the starting XI here to help N’Golo Kante win the midfield battle.
Pedro and Willian continue to battle for a start in the forward trio, while the rest of the team picks itself.
Chelsea have won 17 of their last 20 matches in Premier League.
West Ham have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches against Chelsea in all competitions.
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Chelsea’s last 6 away Premier League games.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in West Ham’s last 3 home games (Premier League).
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