West Ham vs Tottenham betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

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Following a whirlwind 24 hours at Tottenham Hotspur, Jose Mourinho will take charge of the club for the first time on Saturday.

Spurs decided to pull the trigger on Mauricio Pochettino’s reign with the north Londoners languishing down in 14th.

The former Chelsea and Manchester United manager now returns to the dugout having spent almost a year away from the game.

Meanwhile, Manuel Pellegrini will be looking to avoid the same fate as Pochettino this weekend.

The Chilean is under serious pressure with the Hammers also struggling near the bottom and defeat could spell the end for him.

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 29: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on ahead of the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium on September 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

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West Ham are at 31/10 to spoil Mourinho’s return to the dugout by defeating his Spurs side.

The draw between both sides is at 16/5 with Bet365.

Mourinho kicking off his reign as manager of Tottenham with three points is at 3/4.

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 14: Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring his sides fifth goal during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier between England and Montenegro at Wembley Stadium on November 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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On Saturday, Mourinho will be hoping to end the club’s 10-month wait for an away win in the league.

He now faces a real battle to try and lead Tottenham back into the top four this season.

Spurs are already 11 points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City and a quick start to life is needed for the Portuguese head coach.

Mourinho will also be needing to make a quick start to life in north London with his appointment causing a split amongst supporters.

As he replaces the incredibly popular Pochettino he must prove to the Spurs faithful he changed from his time at Old Trafford.

The 56-year-old has already indicated that he is ready to change having brought in new coaching staff and has spoken passionately about using young players.

MILAN, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 23: José Mourinho attends The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 at the Teatro Alla Scala on September 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Pellegrini under pressure

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 01: Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at London Stadium on September 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

The Hammers are also facing troubles of their own and are in a position which has placed Pellegrini’s future in serious doubt.

West Ham are without a win in nine games and were humiliated by Burnley during gameweek 12.

Results have left them lagging down at the bottom in 16th place, although they are just two points off mid-table and a couple of good results could still yet salvage their season.

But the Chilean manager is clearly struggling and a defeat to Tottenham on the weekend would most likely spell the end for him.

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West Ham team news vs Tottenham

Pellegrini could be give a boost on Saturday with Michail Antonio, Mark Noble and Jack Wilshere expected to return from injury.

However, Manuel Lanzini and Lukasz Fabianski both remain sidelined for the clash.

Tottenham team news vs West Ham

Mourinho will be without both Erik Lamela and Hugo Lloris for his first game in charge.

Tanguy Ndombele and Jan Vertonghen are fitness doubts for the match.

Vertonghen is continuing to struggle with a hamstring problem and Lloris is out until the new year.

Ndombele joined up with France but was an unused substitute in both of Les Bleus’ matches.

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