West Brom vs Stoke Odds – Saturday 4th February 2017 – 15:00
West Brom are 5/4 with the draw at 11/5 and Stoke are 23/10
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West Brom welcome Stoke to the Hawthorns in the Premier League, with Saido Berahino poised to make his debut against his old side.
Tony Pulis’ side come into this match in mixed form, with a 1-1 draw in their last match against Middlesbrough.
James Morrison (6) opened the scoring for the Baggies early on, with Chris Brunt’s cross not dealt with by the Boro defence.
That lead lasted just 11 minutes, with Spaniard Alvaro Negredo (17) equalising from the penalty spot for the hosts.
Negredo was fouled for the penalty as well, with Gareth McAuley the culprit after failing to time his slide right.
It’s a good result for Tony Pulis’ side, with away points in the Premier League hard to come by.
West Brom Looking Forward
West Brom had been in excellent recent form, with three Premier League wins in their last five matches.
Wins against Sunderland, Southampton and Hull City have been the positive results for the Baggies, who are still in 8th place.
They are four points and one place above the visitors Stoke, who have climbed up the table in recent weeks.
West Brom do come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage proving decisive.
This will be another tough fixture for Tony Pulis’s side, with his former employers Stoke an excellent side defensively.
West Brom will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against the Potters, they are unbeaten in the last four meetings.
The Potters come into this fixture on the back of a 1-1 draw against Everton, a great result for Stoke.
Peter Crouch (7) opened the scoring for Stoke, with the 100th goal in the Premier League for the former Liverpool man.
Ryan Shawcross (39) scored an own goal to draw Everton level, with both sides heading into half time even steven.
There were no goals in the second half, but Everton were looking to continue their excellent run, with a draw the end result.
Potters Mixed Form
Stoke have been in mixed recent form, with two of every result in their last six matches.
They are unbeaten in their last three matches, with two impressive draws and a thumping win against Sunderland.
The Potters are in a great position, finding themselves in the top 10 despite another poor start to the season.
They go into this match in 9th position, with 15 games left Stoke will be targeting a 7th place finish.
Stoke come into this match as the underdogs, with their mixed recent form informing those odds.
This will be a tough fixture for Mark Hughes’s side, with West Brom also enjoying an excellent season under Pulis.
Stoke’s recent record against Stoke is poor, they have lost three of the last four meetings between the clubs.
Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for West Brom are Salomon Rondon at 5/1 with Hal Robson-Kanu at 6/1. For Stoke, Saido Berhaino is at 13/2 with Marko Arnautovic and Peter Crouch at 7/1.
The last time that these two sides met they drew 1-1 and the odds of the same result are 9/2.
West Brom vs Stoke Odds
Tip 1 – Rondon to score first @ 5/1
Tip 2 – 1-1 draw @ 9/2