Tottenham Hotspur have regained some confidence but could face a tricky test on Thursday when they host West Ham United in an English Premier League London derby. Spurs (8-3-3) saw their flying start come to a crashing halt with a three-match losing streak, but they found a spark on Sunday. They went to Etihad Stadium to face reigning league champions Manchester City and came away with a deserved 3-3 draw to remain in fifth place. The Hammers (6-3-5) are ninth in the Premier League table after a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace last Sunday. Spurs won the most recent meeting against West Ham, taking a 2-0 victory at home in February.
Thursday's kickoff is set for 3:15 p.m. ET. The latest Tottenham vs. West Ham odds list Spurs as -150 favorites (risk $150 to win $100), with West Ham +340 underdogs. A draw is priced at +320, and the over/under for total match goals is 3.5. Before locking in any West Ham vs. Tottenham picks, you'll want to see the EPL predictions from SportsLine's soccer insider Jim Holliman.
Holliman has been a writer and editor for nearly 25 years and grew up with soccer in his blood. He played competitively through high school and has been following the game closely since the 1970's heyday of the North American Soccer League. His interest has expanded worldwide, and his betting approach is centered on crunching the numbers, but he sees the whole field and relies on his instinct.
Since the 2022 World Cup, Holliman is 121-118-1 on his soccer picks and has been profitable across multiple leagues, including the UEFA Champions League and German Bundesliga. He is 25-15 (+717) on UCL predictions this season.
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Now, Holliman has dialed in on Tottenham vs. West Ham and just revealed his English Premier League picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the EPL odds for West Ham vs. Tottenham:
- Tottenham vs. West Ham spread: Spurs -0.5 (-145)
- Tottenham vs. West Ham over/under: 3.5 goals
- Tottenham vs. West Ham money line: Spurs -150, West Ham +340, Draw +320
- TOT: Spurs have scored in all 17 matches across all competitions
- WHU: The Hammers have scored 17 goals in their 11 overall road matches in 2023-24
- Tottenham vs. West Ham picks: See picks here
Why you should back Tottenham
The hosts are in the midst of an injury crisis that has cost them star transfer James Maddison, who had three goals and five assists in 11 matches. However, the result against Man City shows that there is plenty of talent still available to beat anyone. Giovani Lo Celso has scored in consecutive matches – his first two starts in five appearances – and Son Heung-min is third in the league with nine goals. Son, Lo Celso and Dejan Kulusevski, who has four league goals, all scored in Sunday's draw.
Spurs are 3-1-0 in the past four meetings with West Ham, including an EFL Cup victory, outscoring the Hammers 8-3. They held the ball for 55% of the match and held West Ham to one shot on target in the February victory. Spurs have scored four more goals and conceded four fewer than the Hammers in league play. See which team to pick here.
Why you should back West Ham
The Hammers have a habit of giving the bigger teams fits, and Spurs will be missing several key players, including Maddison, Rodrigo Betancur and Ivan Perisic. West Ham have one fewer point on the road than at home and have scored in all 11 road matches in all competitions, They allowed one goal or fewer in seven of those, and two of their three road losses came against top-four sides Liverpool and Aston Villa. They have scored 24 goals and conceded 24 in the 14 league matches.
Jarrod Bowen is tied for fourth in the league with eight goals, and Mohammed Kudus scored his third of the season last Sunday. The 23-year-old Ghanian is third on the team in goals despite starting just five of his 11 appearances and also has scored twice in four Europa League matches. The Hammers are second in the Premier League in both blocks (185) and interceptions (134) and tied for third in blocked shots (64). The last meeting was a cagey affair that featured 26 fouls between the teams. See which team to pick here.
How to make Tottenham vs. West Ham picks
Holliman has taken an in-depth look at the West Ham vs. Tottenham showdown from every angle. He is slightly leaning Over 3.5 goals and has locked in his most confident best bets, which include an outright winner. You can only get Holliman's English Premier League picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Tottenham vs. West Ham, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which side to back, all from the expert who's been profitable across multiple leagues, and find out.