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Saturday's game is a battle between West Ham United and Chelsea as the two London squads square off in a crucial matchup in the race for the Champions League spots. The two sides enter tied on 55 points a piece with Chelsea ahead on goal difference thanks to a +19 edge as compared to David Moyes side which has +11. If one of these two sides can take all three points they will be in the driver's seat for Champions League qualification with only five matches to play.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: London Stadium
  • TV: NBC
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
  • Odds: West Ham +370, Draw +265, Chelsea -130 (via William Hill sportsbook)

What to Know

Chelsea and West Ham are both coming off disappointing performances as they fight for Champions League qualification. West Ham fought through a first half red card and erased a two goal deficit against Newcastle United, but ultimately fell 3-2. Chelsea drew with Brighton and Hove Albion 0-0 amid fan protests over the now defeated attempt to form a Super League. Chelsea will also be playing this match with one eye on the Champions League semifinals on Tuesday where they'll face off against Real Madrid.

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Series History

Chelsea have won five out of their last ten games against West Ham United.

  • Dec 21, 2020 - Chelsea 3 vs. West Ham United 0
  • Jul 01, 2020 - West Ham United 3 vs. Chelsea 2
  • Nov 30, 2019 - West Ham United 1 vs. Chelsea 0
  • Apr 08, 2019 - Chelsea 2 vs. West Ham United 0
  • Sep 23, 2018 - Chelsea 0 vs. West Ham United 0
  • Apr 08, 2018 - West Ham United 1 vs. Chelsea 1
  • Dec 09, 2017 - West Ham United 1 vs. Chelsea 0
  • Mar 06, 2017 - Chelsea 2 vs. West Ham United 1
  • Mar 04, 2017 - Chelsea 2 vs. West Ham United 1
  • Aug 15, 2016 - Chelsea 2 vs. West Ham United 1

Prediction

A low scoring affair which see Chelsea nab a crucial late goal. Pick: West Ham 0, Chelsea 1