RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  Tempting Odds For First Goal To Be Scored With A Header

West Ham v Stoke Odds: Hammers favourites in the latest match betting

Monday night's live Premier League match is hardly one for football purists as Stoke travel to Upton Park to take on West Ham. Respective managers Tony Pulis and Sam Allardyce aren't renowned for producing a style of football that is easy on the eye and it could be a real battle between two teams who aren't afraid to put their foot through the ball.

Both have been solid rather than spectacular so far this season but it is West Ham who start even money favourites in the latest match odds with Bet 365. That looks a decent price when you consider Stoke's dismal away record and the Potters go into the game as a 14/5 chance, with the draw priced 12/5.

Stoke have failed to win any of their last 15 Premier League away games, losing nine, and they face a tough task against a West Ham side that has won three and lost only one of their last six at home. The Hammers have picked up a couple of hugely impressive results of late as they held reigning champions Manchester City to a 0-0 draw before winning 1-0 at Newcastle last weekend,.

Kevin Nolan grabbed the goal against the Magpies and he is 7/1 to be first goalscorer in this West Ham v Stoke clash, while this could be a game for a target man like Andy Carroll. The big striker is yet to get off the mark this season but he will have a part to play in helping to defend against Stoke's aerial bombardment, while also offering a goal threat up front, with B365 going 5/1 he scores first.

With both teams' penchant for a direct style of football in mind, the 4/1 on offer for the method of Monday's first goal to be a header looks very tempting indeed and the big men could decide this game. Stoke's own big striker, Peter Crouch, is 7/1 to open the scoring, while the more diminutive Michael Owen is 17/2 as he looks to add to his tally of 13 goals in 17 appearances against West Ham.

However, scoring goals has been an issue for the Potters as they have manage to score just eight in their last 15 away league games, while they have failed to score in five matches this season. West Ham are 13/8 to keep a clean sheet with B365 on Monday and Sam Allardyce has them well drilled as they have conceded just 11 goals in the top-flight, keeping five clean sheets in the process.

The bookies certainly fancy this match will be a low scoring affair as nine of Stoke's 12 outings have gone under 2.5 goals this season and under 2.5 is 7/10 odds on for this match. The fixture could be decided by the odd goal and West Ham to win 1-0 can be backed at 6/1 with Bet 365.

West Ham v Stoke Form

Check the season's statistics for both West Ham and Stoke, plus the odds ahead of Monday's match.

West Ham Stats | Stoke Stats

West Ham v Stoke Tips

Tip #1: West Ham win @ evens with Bet365.
Tip #2: Method of first goal to be a header @ 4/1 with Bet365.
Tip #3: West Ham to keep a clean sheet @ 13/8 with Bet365.

Steve Claridge Tips.

West Ham v Stoke Odds

Match Betting

Evs West Ham
12/5 Draw
14/5 Stoke

Correct Score Odds

6/1 West Ham 1-0
8/1 West Ham 2-0
15/2 West Ham 2-1
9/1 Draw 0-0
11/2 Draw 1-1
14/1 Draw 2-2
9/1 Stoke 1-0
18/1 Stoke 2-0
12/1 Stoke 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

5/1 Andy Carroll
6/1 Carlton Cole
7/1 Kevin Nolan
7/1 Modibo Maiga
7/1 Peter Crouch
7/1 Robert Hall
8/1 Jon Walters
8/1 No Goalscorer
17/2 Michael Owen
17/2 Cameron Jerome
17/2 Kenwyne Jones
10/1 Matthew Jarvis

Odds supplied by Bet365.com, who offer live betting in-running throughout Monday night's live match.

10 Latest Football Articles

Back a draw between Newcastle and Tottenham at St James ParkBack a draw between Newcastle and Tottenham at St James Park
Under 2.5 Goals Tipped
17th Apr
Inter Milan v AC Milan Odds Draw Looks The Bet In Key Derby Della MadonninaInter Milan v AC Milan Odds Draw Looks The Bet In Key Derby Della Madonnina
Pride At Stake As Two Struggling Milan Sides Clash On Sunday Night
17th Apr
A resurgent Aston Villa can frustrate Liverpool in FA Cup Semi FinalA resurgent Aston Villa can frustrate Liverpool in FA Cup Semi Final
Benteke Tipped To Score
17th Apr
Wolfsburg v Schalke Odds Back The Wolves To Pick Up Big Home WinWolfsburg v Schalke Odds Back The Wolves To Pick Up Big Home Win
Bas Dost Looks The Man To Follow On Sunday Afternoon
17th Apr
Back Man City to return to winning ways at home to West HamBack Man City to return to winning ways at home to West Ham
Both Teams Tipped To Score
17th Apr
Home wins dominate Saturdays Super 6 couponHome wins dominate Saturdays Super 6 coupon
All 6 Games Are Outright Wins
17th Apr
Back Atletico Madrid Villarreal and Sevilla in the La Liga treble betBack Atletico Madrid Villarreal and Sevilla in the La Liga treble bet
Treble Pays 9/2
16th Apr
Norwich v Middlesbrough Odds Back the Canaries to soar up to the summitNorwich v Middlesbrough Odds Back the Canaries to soar up to the summit
Hosts On A 5 Game Winning Streak
16th Apr
Follow Fiorentina and Napoli In Cracking Weekend Serie A Treble BetFollow Fiorentina and Napoli In Cracking Weekend Serie A Treble Bet
Sampdoria Should Beat Cesena On Saturday Evening
16th Apr
Nantes v Marseille Odds Visitors to return to winning ways in Ligue 1Nantes v Marseille Odds Visitors to return to winning ways in Ligue 1
Both Sides Have Lost Their Last Two League Matches
16th Apr

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Fulham V Sunderland Odds Berbatov Dominates The Goalscorer Betting Markets
Fulham odds on to neuter Black Cats
16th Nov
Millwall V Leeds Odds Lions Odds On Favourites To Pile More Misery On Leeds
Back Liam Trotter to score anytime
16th Nov
Reading V Everton Odds Fellaini Can Grab Another Goal At The Madejski
Could Everton come from behind for the seventh match in a row?
16th Nov
QPR V Southampton Odds Cisse Can Fire Rangers To A Crucial Win
Both managers under huge pressure at Loftus Road
16th Nov
Newcastle V Swansea Odds Back A Double Result In The St James Betting
Magpies favourites for mid table clash
16th Nov

Headline News

Both teams tipped to scoreBack Man City To Return To Winning Ways At Home To West Ham
Both Teams Tipped To Score
Under 2.5 goals tippedBack A Draw Between Newcastle And Tottenham At St James Park
Under 2.5 Goals Tipped
Benteke tipped to scoreA Resurgent Aston Villa Can Frustrate Liverpool In FA Cup Semi Final
Benteke Tipped To Score

If your new to online betting, Paddy Power offer one of the market leading sites. Register using any link on this site, place your first bet and Paddy Power will match it with a free bet, up to £50.

Open Account - Click Here To Bet at Paddy Power

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim a £200 signup offer at Bet365

Ladbrokes are one of the best known bookmakers in the UK and are offering a free £25 bet when you sign up as a new customer. Register using the bonus code F25 and they'll match your first bet with a free bet up to £25.

Open Account - Bet with Ladbrokes - Click Here

Betfred will give you a free £30 bet when you open a new account and have a first bet of at least £10.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • Have a bet of at least £10
  • Betfred will give you a free £30 bet

Open Account - Bet £10 Get 30 with Betfred

Get free bets totalling £50 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • Place your first bet with a stake of just £50.
  • Skybet will give you a £50 free bet!
  • Skybet will also give you a £5 free bet every week!

Open Account - Get £50 in free bets with Sky Bet

Open an account with online bookmaker BetVictor and get £50 in free bets. Bet £10 and get £10 free on your first bet, then receive three further free bets up to he value of £50 in total.

Open Account - Open a new account at BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures