West Brom vs Everton: Preview and Prediction
West Brom vs Everton
2016/17 English Premier League.
Date: Saturday, 20 August, 2016,
Kick-off: 15:00 UK.
Venue: The Hawthorns (West Bromwich).
West Bromwich Albion will play the Toffess at Hawthorns on Saturday evening hoping to a grab another win in this new season.
West Brom claimed a hard fought win on the opening day, when they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 away from home. Salomon Rondon scored the only goal of the game via James McClean’s cross, to give his side the 3 points. Pulis will be delighted with the way his team turned in the first game, also he will expect another brilliant performance.
Everton on the other hand, earned just a point in their opening game against Spurs at Goodison Park. Ross Barkely’s free kick was enough to give them the lead, but Erik Lamela’s header pulled the visitors level to end the game in 1-1. Ronald Keoman will now hope for his first win as Everton manager.
West Brom: Team News
Chris Brunt is still out on injury, also James Morrison and Cristian Gamboa are out too.
Everton: Team News
Just like the host, Everton have 3 injury concerns. Coleman, Mo Besic, and T Browning are all out on injury.
West Brom vs Everton: Head to Head Statistics
Both teams have had a fair share of of wins in their games, West Brom have won 46 times and Everton have won 47. At home West Brom have won 33 games, and lost 13.
Their last game at Hawthorns have ended in defeat for West Brom , Everton defeated West Brom 2-3.
West Brom vs Everton: Prediction
This will be a tough one, both teams had a rough pre-season, and they played well in their opening game to avoid defeat. Everton looked a better composed team in their last game as compared to their Saturday’s opponent.
Everton were a poor away side in the last season’s Premiership and Ronald Koeman’s Southampton were more or less the same. The Hawthorns is a difficult place to come and get away with all three points, but Everton got two wins and a draw in their last three visits. At current form, the Merseyside Blues could be backed to take something out of this match.
West Brom vs Everton: Bet Tips
1) Double Chance – Everton/Draw at 1.43.
2) Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.65.