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Wolves meet the visiting West Bromwich Albion at Molineux Stadium in this Premier League clash on Saturday.
Our Wolves v West Bromwich Albion predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below including the latest game odds.
Wolves will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 1-2 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Everton.
In that game, Wolverhampton Wanderers had 52% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Wolverhampton Wanderers was Rúben Neves (14'). For their opponents, Everton had 5 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Alex Iwobi (6') and Michael Keane (77') scored for Everton.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Wolverhampton Wanderers have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Wolves have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 9 goals in the process. Despite that, we’ll just have to find out if the trend might be maintained here in this game.
Heading into this contest, Wolverhampton Wanderers have left without a victory over West Bromwich Albion in their last 2 league matches.
West Bromwich Albion
Previously, West Bromwich Albion drew 2-2 in the FA Cup match with Blackpool.
In that match, West Bromwich Albion had 61% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 on target. For West Bromwich Albion, goals were scored by Semi Ajayi (52') and Matheus Pereira (80'). On the other side, Blackpool got 17 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Jerry Yates (40') and Gary Madine (66') scored for Blackpool. Blackpool won the match 2-3 in a penalty shootout.
The strike force from West Bromwich Albion have made hard work of scoring goals over their previous 6 encounters, contributing the poor return of just 4. In those fixtures, The Baggies have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 16.
Their past results show that West Bromwich Albion:
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 10 matches in the league. What a terrible run of away results.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 25/11/2007 tells us that Wolves have won 1 of these games and West Bromwich Albion 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
A total of 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 5 from Wolves and 10 being from The Baggies. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league encounter between these clubs was Premier League match day 25 on 12/02/2012 and the score finished Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-5 West Bromwich Albion.
The match was refereed by Lee Mason.
Team News: Wolves
Leander Dendoncker (Knock), Raúl Jiménez (Fractured Skull), Jonny Otto (Knee Injury), Adama Traoré (Muscle Injury), Daniel Podence (Thigh Problems) and Renat Dadashov (Cruciate Ligament Injury) are not available for Wolves manager Nuno Espírito Santo.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from, West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
We’re of the view that Wolves will most probably get the win and a possible clean sheet when they play West Bromwich Albion, who won’t find it easy scoring.
Accordingly, we see a fairly comfortable 2-0 win for Wolves at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Molineux Stadium (32,050)
Captain: Conor Coady
Chairman: Jeff Shi
Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo
Competitions: Premier League position 13, FA Cup (Third Round)
🔑 Star Player: Pedro Neto
Typically used in the Right Wing position, Pedro Neto was born in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. Having made a first senior appearance for Braga in the 2016 - 2017 season, the talented Forward has hit 4 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 season so far in 17 appearances.