Liverpool FA Cup Odds v West Ham

Posted on January 29, 2016 by - FA Cup News

West Ham will be looking to win their third straight game against Liverpool when they met in the fourth round of the FA Cup. These teams will meet this Saturday, January 30th at Anfield at 17:30.

The Hammers won the two meetings of this season in the English Premier League by a combined score of 5-0. Is the first time they swept the series in the same year since they did it in the 1963-64 season.

With their victory at Anfield in past August by 3-0, West Ham ended a streak of 49 straight games with no win as visitors in the series.

Liverpool dominate the all-time series with 68 wins and 35 draws in 130 games played in all competitions.

This will be the fifth meeting between these two teams in the FA Cup, and the Reds will try to remain unbeaten, as they have three wins and two draws. The last time they played in this tournament was 10 years ago in the final, and the Reds won the title on penalties after they draw 3-3 in regulation time.

Despite their two defeats in the local tournament this season, the Reds are favorites in the Liverpool FA Cup Odds v West Ham to win this match. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 1.85, while the Hammers are with 5.0, and the draw is with3.85.

West Ham are located in the sixth place in the standings of the Premier League with 36 points, and they have lost only three of the 12 games played away from home, scoring  18 goals, the fourth highest in the league so far.

After nine consecutive games with no defeat, Slaven Bilic´s team has two straight matches with no victory, as last weekend they couldn’t keep the advantage at home and drew 2-2 versus Manchester City. They allowed a goal by Argentine striker Sergio Aguero with nine minutes left to play.

Liverpool are one spot behind the Hammers in the table with 34 points, and they come to this game with two wins in a row after they beat Exeter3-0  in the previous round of the FA Cup and Norwich City 5-4 in the league.

They have struggled at Anfield this season, and they have won only four of the 11 games this year, scoring 14 goals and accepting 15.

The Reds have scored three or more goals in three of their past four games and they are listed with 3.75 to win this game by one goal and with 5.25 to do it by two. The Hammers are rated at 6.5 to get the victory by the minimum difference and the score draw is with 5.0.

Despite they have had problems to score at home this year, the Reds are listed with 1.73 FA Cup Odds to get the first goal in this match, while the Hammers are with 2.6 and a game with no goals is with 11.0.

Take Liverpool to win this match and avenge the two defeats in the league. They will advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup for the third straight year.

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