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West Ham vs Leverkusen Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 4/18/24

After celebrating their first-ever Bundesliga title, Bayer Leverkusen will be looking to continue their winning streak in their trip to London on Thursday as they take on reigning Europa Conference League winners West Ham. Our betting analyst provides betting tips and the best soccer picks today.

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 4/18/24
West Ham vs Leverkusen Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 4/18/24

West Ham vs Leverkusen Match Information

  • Match: West Ham vs Leverkusen
  • Location: London Stadium, London, England
  • Day/Time: Thursday, April 18, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • West Ham vs Leverkusen Live Stream: Fubo.tv

 

Bayer Leverkusen is the overwhelming favorite to pick up another win at West Ham on Thursday. The match will take place on Thursday, April 18, at 3:00 p.m. ET and will be shown on Paramount+.

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Odds and Spreads


 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Betting Tips

  • West Ham has conceded 2+ goals in three of their last five matches.
  • West Ham’s last two matches have seen them lose 2-0 to Bayer Leverkusen and Fulham.
  • After thrashing Werder Bremen 5-0, Bayer Leverkusen claimed the first Bundesliga title in club history with five matches left.
  • Bayer Leverkusen is the sole undefeated team in Europe, winning 37 and drawing five matches in all competitions.
  • Leverkusen has conceded 19 goals in 29 Bundesliga matches, making them the best defense in the league by a margin of 14 goals.
  • West Ham has kept just two clean sheets in 2024 – a draw vs Brighton on Jan. 2 and a 5-0 win vs Freiburg in the Europa League.
  • West Ham has the joint-worst defense outside of the relegation zone with 58 conceded.
  • Leverkusen won their last eight in all competitions.

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Over/Under Pick: Over 2½, 3 (-122)

Leverkusen clinched their first-ever Bundesliga title in style on Sunday. Florian Wirtz, alongside other key players like Jeremie Frimpong, Alejandro Grimaldo, and Exequiel Palacios, will be well-rested and prepared for the trip to London.

As opposed to last week when they camped in their own half and attempted to soak up pressure, only to concede two late goals, West Ham will be forced to open up and push for goals early on. This could make them even more vulnerable to Leverkusen’s multi-pronged attack. We’re taking the Over in our soccer picks and parlays.

 

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Player Prop Pick: Florian Wirtz to Score (+300)

Two years after suffering an ACL tear, Florian Wirtz has emerged as one of the finest players in Europe at the tender age of 20, scoring 17 goals and 18 assists and grabbing a hat-trick against Werder Bremen at the weekend. Wirtz has been part and parcel of Leverkusen’s unbeaten campaign, scoring on seven occasions since the start of March – one of which came in a 2-0 friendly win vs France.

The German attacking midfielder has led Die Werkself to their first trophy in 31 years, and he’s more than capable of continuing his scoring streak in London on Thursday. We’re backing him to find the back of the net for the fourth time in five matches and lead Leverkusen past the Hammers.

Make sure you check the official starting lineup before placing your Europa League player props.

 

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Game Prop Pick: Leverkusen Wins and Both Teams to Score (+260)

Whilst Leverkusen should be able to come away with a ninth win in a row, getting a clean sheet may be easier said than done. West Ham’s season all but comes down to this match, and they’ll be looking to push for goals from the onset and end their run of two goalless matches.

Apart from their recent loss to Fulham, David Moyes’ side has scored in seven of their last eight home matches, and they will be looking to go all out and give their home fans something to be proud of.

I’m expecting a far more audacious set-up from West Ham going forward, and I’m backing Leverkusen to continue their winning streak in my soccer betting predictions.

 

 

West Ham vs Leverkusen Prediction

Leverkusen 3, West Ham 1

 

 

Questions Of The Day

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Florian Wirtz has emerged as one of the deadliest attackers in Europe this season under the management of Xabi Alonso, and he’s more than capable of continuing his red-hot form vs West Ham.

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Bayer Leverkusen is riding high on momentum after clinching a historic league title, and we’re backing him to continue to ride that wave and pick up another victory in London.

 


The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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