• Sunderland have won three and lost none of their last five Barclays Premier League games against West Ham.
  • Kevin Nolan has scored five goals in his last four Premier League games against Sunderland.
  • The Black Cats have kept four clean sheets in their last five Premier League games against the Hammers, conceding just one goal in the other encounter.
  • West Ham have won just four of their last 29 Premier League away games (W4 D7 L18).
  • Sam Allardyce's team have fired in fewer shots on target than any other team in the top flight (98).
  • Sunderland have netted a higher percentage of goals from set pieces than any other team in the Premier League (48%).
  • Only Everton (40%) have conceded a higher proportion of goals from set plays than West Ham (39%).
  • The Black Cats have scored the most own goals (5) and picked up the most red cards (7) this season.
  • Vito Mannone has saved a higher percentage of opposition shots on target than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League (80%).
  • The second best saves to shots ratio of Premier League goalkeepers has been registered by West Ham's Adrian (76%).