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The Premier League meeting at The Hawthorns on Monday will see home side West Bromwich Albion up against Southampton.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for West Bromwich Albion v Southampton, scroll down - plus the latest betting odds.
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-5 Premier League victory vs Chelsea.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion managed 34% possession and 14 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For West Bromwich Albion, goals were scored by Matheus Pereira (45', 45'), Callum Robinson (63', 91') and Mbaye Diagne (68'). Chelsea got 18 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Christian Pulisic (27') and Mason Mount (71') scored for Chelsea.
Under three goals per match were scored during 5 of the last 6 fixtures where West Bromwich Albion have been involved. With regard to the goal weighting from that period, opposition teams scored a total of 4 while The Baggies managed the sum of 6.
Pre-game facts show that West Bromwich Albion:
- have not emerged victorious against Southampton in their previous 4 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Southampton will come into the game following on from a 3-2 Premier League win versus Burnley in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Southampton had 55% possession and 24 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. For Southampton, the scorers were Stuart Armstrong (31'), Danny Ings (42') and Nathan Redmond (66'). On the other side, Burnley got 7 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Chris Wood (12') and Matěj Vydra (28') scored for Burnley.
Demonstrating their partiality to eventful matches, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the prior six games in which Southampton have taken to the field, yielding an average of 3.5 goals for each clash. Opposing teams have got 10 of these goals. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Coming into this contest, Southampton haven't been beaten by West Bromwich Albion when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 31/12/2016 tells us that West Bromwich Albion have won 1 of them and Southampton 5, with the number of drawn games being 0.
An aggregate of 15 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 of them from The Baggies and 10 netted by The Saints. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Premier League match day 4 on 04/10/2020 when it ended Southampton 2-0 West Bromwich Albion.
On that day, Southampton managed 61% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The goals were scored by Moussa Djénépo (41') and Oriol Romeu (69').
West Bromwich Albion had 5 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Chris Kavanagh.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Southampton
S'hampton boss Ralph Hasenhüttl has to currently contend with reduced team options. Will Smallbone (Knee Injury), Ibrahima Diallo (Knock), Theo Walcott (Hamstring Injury), Michael Obafemi (Knock) and Sam McQueen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be making appearances.
We’re thinking that West Bromwich Albion may well find it hard to find the net against this Southampton team who we think might score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re going for a highly competitive game with a 0-1 win for Southampton after 90 minutes.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
West Bromwich Albion
Stadium: The Hawthorns (26,850)
Captain: Jake Livermore
Chairman: Li Piyue
Manager: Sam Allardyce
Competitions: Premier League position 19
⭐ Star Player: Callum Robinson
Mostly played in the Striker position, Callum Robinson was born in Northampton, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Aston Villa in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Forward has got 4 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 22 appearances.