10 stats ahead of West Ham vs Watford

West Ham United host Watford in the only Premier League game on Friday with any winner almost certain to avoid relegation.

Both sides are three points above the drop zone and with a superior goal difference than both Bournemouth and Aston Villa, with two games remaining after tonight’s match.

The two teams going head-to-head at the London Stadium later were winners in their matches six yards ago – West Ham thrashing Norwich City 4-0, and Watford coming from behind to beat Newcastle United 2-1.

Here are 10 interesting stats ahead of West Ham United vs Watford:

1 – Watford have won only one of their past 11 away Premier League games (D2, L8).

2 – The Hornets have won their past two Premier League matches, both by a 2-1 scoreline.

6 – West Ham United are unbeaten against the four sides currently below them in the table this season, including Watford (W4, D2).

24 – The Hammers have dropped a league-high 24 points from winning positions.

50% – Four of Watford’s eight Premier League wins this season have come against the current bottom three.

57 – Watford’s Etienne Capoue has committed the most fouls so far this campaign.

75% – West Ham have won three of the previous four Premier League meetings between these two.

75% – Watford boss Nigel Pearson has lost three of his four Premier League fixtures as a manager versus West Ham.

444 – Watford have committed the most fouls in the 2019-20 Premier League campaign to date.

499 – Mark Noble has made 499 appearances for West Ham.