West Bromwich Albion vs. Arsenal match preview
Arsenal will take a trip to face West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns aiming to make it three Premier League victories in a row. The hosts sit in the 19th spot 12 points behind their opponent after 16 matches.
The Gunners have eased the pressure on their boss courtesy of two straight wins over Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Arsenal are 13th in the table standings with 20 points after 16 matches just nine points behind fourth-placed Everton though the Toffees have a game at hand.
The Baggies are coming to this game after suffering a 5-0 loss against Leeds United, while the Gunners on the other hand grabbed a narrow 1-0 win over Brighton.
- West Bromwich Albion have won once, drawn twice, and suffered seven defeats in their last ten Premier League matches this season.
- The Baggies have kept a single clean sheet in their last ten Premier League matches this season.
- Arsenal FC has registered a single clean sheet in their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- The Gunners have won six, drawn twice, and lost eight of their last 16 Premier League matches.
- Arteta’s men have registered more than two goals in four of the last nine matches in all competitions this season.
- Sam Allardyce’s have registered a single away win in their last five Premier League matches this season.
West Bromwich Albion vs. Arsenal Head to Head
The last encounter between the pair was back in 2017, where they met three times in the same year. In March, West Brom was lucky to register a 3-1 win over the Gunners, in September Arsenal took 2-0 avenge and in the latest encounter, they drew 1-1.
West Bromwich Albion Team News
Jake Livermore is serving the final game of his three-match ban, Kieran Gibbs is A doubt with an injury he picked out of the warm-up ahead of the Leeds defeat.
Filip Krovinovic, Matheus Pereira and Branislav could be in return.
Arsenal Team News
Gabriel Magalhaes is still recovering from coronavirus and will again be unavailable for Arsenal’s side against West Brom.
Having missed three matches, Willian, for Gunners in all competitions through illness, the Brazilian is may return to training on Thursday and is likely to feature for the clash.
Thomas Partey is nursing a thigh injury which he picked up on his return to action against Tottenham Hotspur earlier this month. He is unlikely to feature in this showdown.
Bukayo Saka will be available for selection after training with the first team on Thursday evening. The youngster had picked a knock during Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Brighton in the midweek.
West Bromwich Albion vs. Arsenal Prediction.
The baggies’ humbled by Leeds 5-0 proved Allardyce’s can be gotten at and the Gunners can bag another three points to register three wins in a row.
Goals – Over 2.5
In numerous encounters between these teams, more than two goals have been produced and the same reflection is expected in this showdown.
Premier League Multi Bets
Tottenham – Leeds United
Tip: Tottenham win / Over 2.5 / Both teams to score
Crystal Palace – Sheffield United
Tip: Under 2.5
Brighton & Hove Albion – Wolverhampton
Tip: Under 2.5
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