Norwich vs West Ham : 05/08/22 03:00 PM
Tip Norwich – West Ham
Norwich welcomes West Ham to Carrow Road for this encounter in the Premiership. The home team is last on the table with 21 points and have already been relegated while the visitors are in 7th position with 52 points. Norwich have lost their last three fixtures with their last loss against Aston Villa confirming their relegation. They have lost ten of their last 12 matches across all competition with just a solidary win in this period. Their tally of 12 goals scored in home matches is the joint lowest in the league. Norwich have lost their last three league matches against West Ham without scoring a goal while conceding eight. They had only lost three of the previous 17 meetings with West Ham. This is the fourth time Norwich have been relegated even before the final day. Once their relegation was confirmed in previous seasons they have never won a match.
West Ham are on a horror run of results as they have lost four matches in a row with the last defeat coming against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. They were knocked out in the semi-final by an aggregate score of 3-1 by the German side. They are currently in seventh position but have eighth place Wolves breathing down their neck just three points behind but with a game in hand. They need a win to secure seventh spot as it is the last qualifying position for the Europa Conference League . West Ham have only won once in their last eight matches across all competitions. They will be looking to complete the league double over Norwich after trouncing them 4-0 in the reverse fixture.
Key points Norwich – West Ham
Three out Norwich’s last five matches have produced under 2.5 goals.
They have only kept one clean sheet in their last ten matches.
Only once in Norwich’s last five matches has both teams scored.
In three of West Ham’s last five matches there have been under 2.5 goals.
They have failed to score in five of their last seven away matches.
ConclusionNORWICH – WEST HAM
Norwich will be playing for pride as they will want to give their home fans something to cheer about in a dismal season. West Ham being knocked out in Europe and now know the only way to play in Europe next season will be to finish in the top seven. They will need to win their remaining matches and secure the lucrative seventh spot. We are backing West Ham to win this match against a demoralized Norwich team.