History of the West Ham United v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United pack their bags to visit West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, Magpies have recorded 15 wins, and West Ham United have come away with 29 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Boleyn Ground was within the last three years, in October 2010, with Newcastle United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Hammers in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 11 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 05 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||5 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||West Ham Utd.||1-2||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 10 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Newcastle United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham United's 42 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Newcastle United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 35 matches.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||2||3||1||9||6||9|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Ham United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Newcastle United||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here