West Bromwich Albion v Huddersfield Town Betting Predictions and Match Preview
West Bromwich Albion host Huddersfield Town in matchday 28 of the Premier League on Saturday 24th February, 3:00pm at The Hawthorns. The hosts currently sit in 20th place in the table having lost against Chelsea 3-0 last time out, while the visitors are in 17th after their 4-1 win against Bournemouth.
This is a must-win game for a bottom-of-the-table West Brom outfit who have actually only been beaten four times in 13 Premier League home matches of late, and our Kickoff predictive algorithm affords them a 43% chance of collecting all three points against opponents who have suffered eight defeats in ten top-flight trips recently.
Last Season's Score
Huddersfield’s most recent visit to The Hawthorns took place all the way back in April 2001, with goals from Andy Booth and Jason Roberts ensuring that the spoils were shared, and the chances of that 1-1 scoreline being repeated here are rated at 13%.
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Team News For West Bromwich Albion
Daniel Sturridge is expected to remain on the sidelines as he recovers from the hamstring injury that he picked up at Chelsea, though Jake Livermore could return following a similar complaint.
Team News For Huddersfield Town
Aaron Mooy missed the FA Cup defeat at the hands of Manchester United with a knee injury and the Australian international is not expected to return for this encounter.
First Goal Scorer Betting Predictions
Salomon Rondon (15% chance) netted a belting goal against Southampton last weekend and the powerful centre-forward begins as the joint-favourite to open the scoring in this contest, along with his teammate Jay Rodriguez (15% chance).
This clash will take place at The Hawthorns at 3:00pm on Saturday 24th February. Highlights will be shown on Match of the Day later that evening at 10:30pm.
WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS
West Brom have scored in 55% of their last 20 home games.
West Brom have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 20 home games, going on to win 2 and draw 3 of these matches.
Huddersfield have scored in 35% of their last 20 away games.
Huddersfield have kept a clean sheet in 4 of their last 20 away games, going on to win 3 and draw 1 of these matches.
CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS
West Brom have conceded 1 goal or less in 65% of their last 20 home games.
Huddersfield have conceded exactly 1 goal in 4 of their last 20 away games, going on to win 1, draw 3 and lose 0 of these matches.
BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS
West Brom have kept a clean sheet in 25% of their last 20 home games.
Huddersfield have kept a clean sheet in 20% of their last 20 away games.
OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS
The last 20 West Brom home matches have produced an average of 2.25 goals per game.
The last 20 Huddersfield away matches have produced an average of 2.45 goals per game.
LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS
West Bromwich Albion's last match was in the Premier League against Chelsea on Monday 12th February at Stamford Bridge. They lost the game 3-0.
West Bromwich Albion's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Jonny Evans, Kieran Gibbs, Craig Dawson, Ahmed El-Sayed Hegazi|
|MID:||Gareth Barry, Chris Brunt, Matt Phillips, Grzegorz Krychowiak|
|FWD:||Daniel Sturridge, Salomon Rondon|
In the Premier League this season, this West Bromwich Albion XI has played 232 matches, scored 15 goals and delivered 19 assists.
This Premier League line-up has 745 all-time Premier League appearances, 96 goals and 112 assists.
Huddersfield Town's last match was in the Premier League against Bournemouth on Sunday 11th February at John Smith's Stadium. They won the game 4-1 with goals from Alex Pritchard, Steve Mounie, Steve Cook and Rajiv van La Parra.
Huddersfield Town's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Mathias Jorgensen, Scott Malone, Florent Hadergjonaj, Christopher Schindler|
|MID:||Jonathan Hogg, Tom Ince, Alex Pritchard, Rajiv van La Parra, Aaron Mooy|
In the Premier League this season, this Huddersfield Town XI has played 224 matches, scored 18 goals and delivered 12 assists.
This Premier League line-up has 484 all-time Premier League appearances, 28 goals and 29 assists.