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West Bromwich Albion will host visitors West Ham United at The Hawthorns in this Premier League clash on Wednesday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United - plus the latest betting odds.
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion will be wanting a better result here after a 1-2 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Liverpool.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion managed 23% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for West Bromwich Albion was Hal Robson-Kanu (15'). Liverpool got 26 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Mohamed Salah (33') and Alisson (90') scored for Liverpool.
Three or more goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where West Bromwich Albion have taken part. Opposition teams scored 11 of them in this period whereas The Baggies bagged a total of 8.
Coming into this clash, West Bromwich Albion have not beaten West Ham United in their last 4 league matches.
West Ham United
In their previous game, West Ham United drew 1-1 in the Premier League tie with Brighton & Hove Albion.
In that match, West Ham United had 49% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for West Ham United was Saïd Benrahma (87'). At the other end, Brighton & Hove Albion had 10 shots on goal with 2 on target. Danny Welbeck (84') scored for Brighton & Hove Albion.
The stats tell the story, and West Ham United have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in total. In defence, The Hammers just haven’t been too solid at all. That being said, time will tell if the trend will be sustained in this next game or not.
Looking at the pre-match facts, West Ham United:
- have not beaten West Bromwich Albion when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 17/09/2016, both clubs have shared the honours with West Bromwich Albion winning 2 of those games, West Ham United 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
In all, 17 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 of them from The Baggies and 8 coming from The Hammers. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Premier League match day 18 on 19/01/2021 when it finished West Ham United 2-1 West Bromwich Albion.
That time, West Ham United had 59% possession and 14 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. The goalscorers were Jarrod Bowen (45') and Michail Antonio (66').
West Bromwich Albion had 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Matheus Pereira (51') was the scorer.
The referee was Graham Scott.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: West Ham United
Due to a fully healthy squad to pick from, West Ham United manager David Moyes doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
For this match, we think that West Bromwich Albion certainly have the ability to breach the defence of this West Ham United team, but a single goal isn’t likely to be enough to avoid defeat.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 1-2 win for West Ham United at the end of the 90 minutes. Should be an interesting one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
West Bromwich Albion
Stadium: The Hawthorns (26,850)
Captain: Jake Livermore
Chairman: Li Piyue
Manager: Sam Allardyce
Competitions: Premier League position 19
⭐ Key Man: Callum Robinson
Regularly used in the Striker position, Callum Robinson was born in Northampton, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Aston Villa in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 5 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 27 appearances.