West Ham vs Rapid Wien prediction and betting tips (September 30)
West Ham are currently top of Group H in the Europa League with three points. Will they get a win against Rapid Wien and extend their lead at the top?
Michail Antonio (West Ham) has been sensational this season
Michail Antonio (West Ham) has been sensational this season

West Ham will host Rapid Wien in the second game of Group H in the UEFA Europa League.

The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 30 September 2021. The match venue is the London Stadium, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for West Ham United vs Rapid Wien (September 30) in the Round 2 of the UEFA Europa League.

West Ham vs Rapid Wien (September 30) latest odds on betting sites

West Ham United have their winning odds placed at 1.22 (-450; 2/9). Rapid Wien, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 13.00 (+1200 American; 12/1 Fractional). A draw is priced with the odds of 6.50 (+550; 11/2).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: West Ham — 78%, draw — 14%, Rapid Wien — 8%.

Latest betting odds on West Ham vs Rapid Wien (30 September 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-188; 8/15)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
  • Asian handicap (-1.75) on West Ham — 1.95 (-105; 19/20)
  • Asian handicap (+1.75) on Rapud Wien — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.75 (-133; 3/4)

West Ham vs Rapid Wien (September 30) match preview and stats

West Ham came back from a goal down to win their last Premier League game. Rapinha opened the scoreline in the 19th minute with a well-placed shot into the bottom left corner. The Hammers equalised via an own goal as Bowen’s shot was deflected by Junior Firpo into the back of the net.

Michail Antonio scored a late goal in the 90th minute with an effort past the advancing goalkeeper. West Ham are currently seventh in the Premier League table with 11 points. The Hammers have scored 13 goals and conceded eight goals in the league.

West Ham got a 2-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb in their first Europa League game this season. Michail Antonio opened the scoreline with a wonderful goal as he nicked the ball ahead of the onrushing goalkeeper, rounded him and slotted it to the back of the net. Declan Rice doubled their lead with a superb goal as he made a beautiful run before he slotted it through the legs of the goalkeeper.

The Hammers are currently top of Group H in the Europa League with three points as they are yet to concede.

West Ham form: D-W-L-W-W.

West Ham team news: Ryan Fredericks is the only injured player and he is out of the game.

Rapid Wien have been poor this season as they have won just one of their last six games. The Green-Whites suffered a 0-3 defeat against Sturm Graz in their last game. Kelvin Yeboah opened the scoreline with a nice effort from the centre of the box into the back of the net. Jon Gorenc-Stankovic doubled Strum Graz’s lead in the 70th minute with a nice header from close range.

Ivan Ljubic got the last goal of the game with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box as Sturm Graz thrashed Rapid Wien. The Green-whites are currently in the relegation zone as they sit in 11th position with eight points. They have scored 10 goals and have conceded 13 goals in the league.

Rapid Wien lost their Europa League opening game against Genk. Paul Onuachu scored the only goal of the game in the 91st minute with a well-placed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Rapid Wien are currently third in Group H of the Europa League.

Rapid Wien form: L-L-L-W-L

Rapid Wien team news: Lion Schuster and Richard Strebinger are currently out of the game with injuries. Christopher Dibon and Oliver Strunz are both injured and out of contention.

West Ham vs Rapid Wien H2H

This is the first competitive meeting between both sides.

West Ham vs Rapid Wien (September 30) key players and lineups

West Ham projected starting lineup:

  • Alphonso Areola
  • Ben Johnson
  • Craig Dawson
  • Angelo Ogbonna
  • Arthur Masuaku
  • Declan Rice
  • Alex Kral
  • Nikola Vlasic
  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Andriy Yarmolenko
  • Michail Antonio

Notable subs: JPablo Fornals, Jarrod Bowen.

Michail Antonio has been sensational this season and has been their most important plate. The England striker is the joint highest goalscorer in the Premier League with five goals, overperforming his expected goals of 4.11. Antionio has provided three assists while creating 14 chances in the league. He scored the first goal in their 2-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb in the first game of the Europa League.

Rapid Wien projected starting lineup:

  • Paul Gartler
  • Filip Stojkovic
  • Leo Greiml
  • Maximilian Hofmann
  • Maximilian Ullmann
  • Kelvin Arase
  • Emanuel Aiwu
  • Srdan Grahovac
  • Marco Grull
  • Ercan Kara
  • Taxiarchis Fountas

Notable subs: Thierno Ballo, Thorsten Schick.

Taxiarchis Fountas has been one of their best players since he joined the club in 2019. The Greek international has scored 41 goals in 77 appearances for Rapid Wien. Fountas has scored four goals in the league this season, overperforming his expected goals of 3.27. He has also provided an assist and has created seven chances.

West Ham vs Rapid Wien (September 30) betting tips and predictions

West Ham has been very good since David Moyes took over the team as they finished in the fifth position last season. The Hammers are currently in the seventh position in the league with three wins in six games which included a massive victory against Leicester City. West Ham qualified for the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after a massive victory over Manchester United. The Hammers are currently top of their Europa League table and a win against Rapid Wien will extend their lead at the top of the table.

Rapid Wien finished in second position in Austria Bundesliga last season but have been terrible this season. The Green-Whites are second to the last in the table as they sit in the relegation zone after nine games. They have won just two games in the league this season and have conceded 13 goals. Rapid Wien lost their opening game of the Europa League by a goal to nil. The Green-Whites will need a goal in their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.75) on West Ham

Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 19/20 Fractional)

Football UEFA Europa League . Group H. Round 2
West Ham — Rapid Wien
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