West Brom vs Sunderland Odds – Saturday 21st January 2017 – 15:00
West Brom are 7/10 with the draw at 13/5 and Sunderland are 4/1
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West Brom welcome Sunderland to the Hawthorns in another round of Premier League fixtures, this the last of the 3pm kick-offs.
Tony Pulis’ side come into this match in mixed form, after suffering a 4-0 hammering against Tottenham last weekend.
Harry Kane scored a hat-trick to give Tottenham a rampant victory, against a side that they generally struggle to beat.
The England striker scored in the 12th minute to open the scoring and then returned for a second half brace (77, 82) to complete his treble.
Gareth McAuley completed a miserable afternoon for the Baggies, scoring an own goal (26) that doubled Spurs advantage.
It’s a disappointing result for Tony Pulis’ side, making it back to back defeats after the cup exit to Derby County.
West Brom Looking Forward
West Brom had been in excellent recent form, but they have now suffered four defeats in their last six matches.
Wins against Southampton and Hull City have been the only positive results for the Baggies, who are still in 8th place.
They will be looking to build on their excellent standing, the Premier League is all they have to play for now.
West Brom do come into this match as the favourites despite their form, with home advantage proving decisive.
This will be another tough fixture for Tony Pulis’s side, despite Sunderland struggling for form themselves.
West Brom will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against the Black Cats, they are unbeaten in the last five meetings.
Sunderland In Poor Form
The Black Cats come into this match on the back of a 2-0 defeat away against Burnley, with Moyes men now out of the FA Cup.
Goals in either half from Sam Vokes (44) and Andre Gray (83), mean that Sunderland can now fully concentrate on survival.
It was a result that saw David Moyes bemoan the lack of squad depth, with the Black Cats in desperate need of recruitment.
David Moyes will be targeting a much-needed win in this fixture, with Sunderland without a win in their last six matches.
They lost their last Premier League fixture against Stoke, with Moyes men suffering a 3-1 humiliation at home.
Marko Arnautovic (15 & 22) scored a double to give the visitors an early 2-0 lead, with Peter Crouch adding a third in the 34th.
Jermain Defoe (40) gave Sunderland some respectability, with his 12th goal of the season.
Black Cats Underdogs
Sunderland come into this match as underdogs, with Sunderland’s poor form informing those odds.
This will be a tough fixture for the Black Cats, with West Brom enduring a tough run of results themselves, they will want to return to winning ways.
David Moyes’ side will be looking to better their overall record against West Brom, with 41 wins, 33 draws and 43 defeats in 117 matches.
Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for West Brom are Salomon Rondon at 7/2 with Hal Robson-Kanu at 9/2. For Sunderland, Jermain Defoe is at 6/1 with Victor Anichebe at 10/1.
The last time that these two sides met they drew 1-1 and the odds of the same result are 11/2.
West Brom vs Sunderland Odds
Tip 1 – Defoe to score first @ 6/1
Tip 2 – West Brom to win 2-1 @ 7/1