EFL Cup 2021-22: Tottenham vs West Ham prediction and betting tips (December 22)
West Ham knocked out last season’s EFL champions Manchester City in round 4 of the competition. Will the Hammers get a win over Tottenham and qualify for the semi-final of the English Football League.
Heung Min-Son (Tottenham) scored a goal in the 2-2 draw against Liverpool
Heung Min-Son (Tottenham) scored a goal in the 2-2 draw against Liverpool
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Tottenham will play West Ham in the quarter-final of the English Football League Cup.

The match will start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 22 December 2021. The match venue is Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22) in the quarter-final of the English Football League Cup.

Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22) latest odds on betting sites

Tottenham have their winning odds placed at 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional). West Ham have their winning odds placed at 3.12 (+212; 53/25). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.52 (+252; 63/25).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Tottenham — 41%, draw — 28% West Ham — 31%.

Latest betting odds on Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.03 (+103; 103/100)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.87 (-115; 87/100)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Tottenham — 2.03 (+103; 103/100)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on West Ham United — 1.87 (-115; 87/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.83 (-120; 83/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.93 (-108; 93/100)

Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22) match preview and stats

Tottenham Hotspur got a 1-0 victory over Burnley to qualify in Round 4 of the EFL Cup. Lucas Moura scored the only goal of the game in the 68th minute as he netted a powerful header to make it 1-0.

Tottenham Hotspur dominated the game as they had 62% ball possession and completed 502 passes. The Spurs had 10 shots with four being on target. Tottenham created eight chances in the match. Spurs had an expected goal of 1.52 compared to Burnley’s 0.33.

Tottenham Hotspur faced some crisis in recent times as they played their first game in two weeks against Liverpool due to a Covid outbreak in the team. Spurs drew their last Premier League game against Liverpool.

Tottenham are seventh in the Premier League table with 26 points. Spurs have scored 18 goals while conceding 19 goals. Tottenham forfeited their game against Rennes as UEFA awarded Rennes a 3-0 victory.

Tottenham team news: Bryan Gil tested positive to covid and is out of the game. Cristian Romero is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Dane Scarlett also tested positive to covid and is unavailable.

West Ham got a win over last season's English Football League champions Manchester City. The game ended in a 0-0 draw as both teams kept pushing till the last minutes. West ham won 5-3 on penalties to qualify for the quarter-finals.

West Ham had 36% ball possession and completed 284 passes. The Hammers had seven shots with two being on target. West Ham created six chances in the match. The Hammers had an expected goal of 0.89 compared to Manchester City’s 1.53.

West Ham had their game against Norwich being postponed due to a covid outbreak. The Hammers suffered a 0-2 defeat against Arsenal in their last game. West Ham are fifth in the Premier League table with 28 points. The Hammers have scored 28 goals while conceding 21 goals with a goal difference of +7.

West Ham team news: Angelo Ogbonna is out of the game with a cruciate ligament injury. Aaron Cresswell is a doubt for the game with a back injury. Ben Johnson is unavailable due to a hamstring injury. Kurt Zouma is out of the game with a tendon injury. Ryan Fredericks is injured and is out of the game.

Tottenham vs West Ham H2H

West Ham have won two of the last three games against Tottenham Hotspur.

Two of the last three meetings between both teams have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22) key players and lineups

Tottenham projected starting lineup:

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Davinson Sanchez
  • Ben Davies
  • Eric Dier
  • Emerson Royal
  • Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
  • Ryan Sessegnon
  • Lo Celso
  • Tanguy Ndombele
  • Dele Alli
  • Heung Min-Son
  • Harry Kane

Notable subs: Oliver Skipp, Sergio Reguilon.

Heung Min-Son scored a goal in their 2-2 draw against Liverpool. The South Korean international has been Tottenham’s best player this season. Heung Min-Son has scored seven goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 4.77. Son has created one chance in the EFL Cup while providing one key pass.

West Ham projected starting lineup:

  • Alphonse Areola
  • Arthur Masuaku
  • Craig Dawson
  • Issa Diop
  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Mark Noble
  • Tomas Soucek
  • Declan Rice
  • Said Benrahma
  • Andriy Yarmolenko
  • Michail Antonio

Notable subs: Nikola Vlasic.

Michail Antonio has been one of West Ham’s best players in the Premier League. The England international has scored six goals in the Premier League, underperforming his expected goals of 6.09. Antonio has provided four assists in the league while creating 34 chances

Tottenham vs West Ham (December 22) betting tips and predictions

Tottenham Hotspur put in an impressive display in their last league game against Liverpool. The Spurs created six big chances in that game but couldn’t finish their chances. Tottenham had a covid outbreak in the squad that prevented them from playing as they faced Liverpool for the first time since Dec 5. Spurs are seventh in the Premier League table with 26 points. Tottenham have two outstanding games and winning those games will put them in fourth place. Spurs have scored 18 goals while conceding 19 goals with a goal difference of -1. Tottenham got a 1-0 victory over Burnley in round 4 of the competition as they qualified for the quarter-final. Spurs lost the final of the English Football League Cup against Manchester City in the last edition.

West Ham have been poor recently with one win in their last five games. The Hammers suffered a defeat to Arsenal in their last league game. West Ham are fifth in the Premier League table with 28 points. The Hammers have scored 28 goals while conceding 21 goals with a goal difference of +7. West Ham got a surprising win over Manchester City in round 4 of the EFL Cup as they ended City’s hope of winning the title for the fourth time in a row.

Betting prediction: Tottenham to win

Odds: 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional)

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