Man City vs West Ham predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today

West Ham travel to Manchester City this afternoon as two of the most in-form teams in the Premier League go head to head.

City have won 19 on the bounce across all competitions, with 13 of those results earned in the Premier League. As such, Pep Guardiola’s players sit 10 points clear of second-placed United at the top of the Premier League standings.

But they take on high-flying West Ham here, with David Moyes’ team having won seven of their last nine games, overcoming London rivals Tottenham in their last fixture to go fourth in the table again.

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West Ham’s unlikely assault on the Champions League spots takes the pressure off them somewhat as they head to Manchester with a free hit against one of the best sides in Europe.

Here’s all you need to know about the Premier League clash.

When is it?

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The match will kick off at 12.30pm GMT this afternoon.

How can I watch it?

The game will air live on BT Sport 1. Subscribers can also stream it live on the BT Sport website and app.

What is the team news?

The injured Nathan Ake will miss out for City again in defence, but Guardiola has no other injury concerns, with Sergio Aguero having come off the bench against Borussia Monchengladbach earlier this week as he returned from his latest fitness setback.

West Ham are still without defenders Arthur Masuaku, Angelo Ogbonna and Andriy Yarmolenko, but they are otherwise in good health.

Predicted line-ups

Man City: Ederson; Cancelo, Stones, Dias, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Sterling, Foden

West Ham: Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Fornals, Lingard; Antonio

Odds

Man City: 2/9

Draw: 11/2

West Ham: 11/1

Prediction

West Ham are in terrific form and have nothing to lose here, but City are a juggernaut right now and the Hammers are likely to become nails this afternoon. Man City 2-0 West Ham.

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