Europa League 2021-22: West Ham vs Sevilla prediction and betting tips (March 17)
Sevilla got a 1-0 win over West Ham in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the Europa League. Will Sevilla get a win over West Ham in the second leg and qualify for the quarter-finals?
Declan Rice (West Ham) won the most duels (6) in the first leg against Sevilla
Declan Rice (West Ham) won the most duels (6) in the first leg against Sevilla

West Ham will host Sevilla in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League. This is the second leg.

The match will start at 8 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 17 March 2022. The match venue is the London Stadium, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for West Ham vs Sevilla (March 17) in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League.

West Ham vs Sevilla latest odds on betting sites

West Ham have their winning odds placed at 2.20 (+120; 6/5). Sevilla, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 3.30 (+230 American; 23/10 Fractional). A draw is priced with the odds of 3.40 (+240; 12/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: West Ham — 44%, draw — 28%, Sevilla — 28%.

Latest betting odds on West Ham vs Sevilla (17 March 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.67 (-150; 4/6)
  • To qualify West Ham — 2.75 (+175; 7/4)
  • To qualify Sevilla — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.95 (-105; 19/20)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)

West Ham vs Sevilla match preview and statistics

West Ham suffered a 0-1 defeat to Sevilla in the first leg of the Round of 16. The Hammers created big chances but couldn't capitalise and score a goal. West Ham needs a big performance in the second leg after a poor first leg.

West Ham had 44% ball possession and completed 386 passes. The Hammers created one big chance in the game. West Ham had nine shots with three being on target. The Hammers had an expected goal of 0.86 compared to West Ham’s 1.04 expected goals.

The Hammers got a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in their last league game. Andriy Yarmolenko opened the scoreline in the 70th minute with a nice shot from the outside box into the net. Pablo Fornals doubled their scoreline in the 82nd minute with a nice finish as he fired it past Martinez. Jacob Ramsey pulled one back in the 90th minute with a first-time finish as rifled a brilliant long-range effort into the back of the net.

West Ham are sixth in the Premier League table with 48 points. The Hammers have scored 48 goals while conceding 36 goals with a difference of +12. West Ham have won 14 games, drawn six, lost nine games.

West Ham team news: Angelo Ogbonna is out of the game with a cruciate ligament injury. Jarrod Bowen is out of the game with a heel injury. Vladimir Coufal is out of the game with a hernia.

Sevilla got a 1-0 victory over West Ham in the round of 16 of the Europa League. Munir El Haddadi scored the only goal in the 60th minute with a low shot across the goal. Sevilla dominated and defended well as they secured the win.

Sevilla had 56% ball possession and completed 522 passes. They had 22 shots with six being on target. Los Nervionenses created zero big chances in the game. They had an expected goal of 1.04 compared to West Ham’s 0.86 expected goals.

Los Nervionenses played a 1-1 draw against Rayo Vallecano in their last league game. Bebe opened the scoreline in the 46th minute with a right footed shot from a difficult angle onto the right to the top right corner. Thomas Delaney levelled the scoreline in the 63rd minute with a left-footed shot from the right side of the six-yard box to the bottom left corner.

Sevilla are second in La Liga's table with 56 points. Los Nervionenses have won 15 games, drawn 11 and have lost two matches. Sevilla have scored 40 goals while conceding the fewest goals in the league (19) with a difference of +21.

Sevilla team news: Karim Rekik is out of the game with a muscle injury. Suso is unavailable due to an ankle injury. Lucas Ocampos is suspended from the game. Marcos Acuna is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Gonzalo Montiel is unavailable with a hamstring injury. Fernando is out of the game with an ankle injury. Erik Lamela is unavailable with a shoulder injury. Diego Carlos is out of the game with a muscle injury. Alejandro Gomez is unavailable due to a muscle injury.

West Ham vs Sevilla H2H

Sevilla won the first leg by a goal to nil.

West Ham vs Sevilla lineups and key players

West Ham projected starting lineup:

  • Alphonso Areola
  • Ben Johnson
  • Craig Dawson
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Arthur Masuaku
  • Declan Rice
  • Tomas Soucek
  • Said Benrahma
  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Andriy Yarmolenko
  • Michail Antonio

Notable subs: Pablo Fornals, Jarrod Bowen.

Declan Rice was West Ham’s best player in the first leg of the tie. The England international won the most duels (6) in the match. Rice provided one key pass, dropped two long balls. The England international has scored two goals in the Europa League, overperforming his expected goals of 0.90. He has provided two key passes.

Sevilla projected starting lineup:

  • Bounou
  • Jesus Navas
  • Jules Kounde
  • Nemanja Gudelj
  • Ludwig Augustinsson
  • Joan Jordan
  • Fernando
  • Ivan Rakitic
  • Jesus Corona
  • Rafa Mir
  • Munir El Haddadi

Notable subs: Youssef En-Nesyri.

Munir El Haddadi scored the only goal in their 1-0 win over West Ham in the first leg. The Moroccon international had five shots during the game with an expected goal of 0.28. Munir has two goals in the league and one in the Europa League.

Sevilla vs West Ham predictions and betting tips

West Ham have not been scoring lots of goals recently. Three of their last five games have ended in under 2.5 goals as well as the last meeting between both sides. Four of the last five Sevilla’s games have ended in under 2.5 goals too. I predict two or less goals to be scored in this match.

Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.67 (-150 American; 4/6 Fractional)

Football UEFA Europa League . Round of 16. Leg 2
Sevilla — West Ham
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Under 2.5 goals
1.67
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