Sunday, May 22, 2022

Prediction: West Bromwich Albion vs Preston North End

Prediction: West Bromwich Albion to win 2-0

Best Odds: 6/1

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West Bromwich Albion and Preston North End will face each other in the Championship this week. The match will be held at The Hawthorns and is scheduled to kick off at 8pm UK on Wednesday.

West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion are fifth in the Championship table at the moment with 45 points from 27 matches. The Baggies are seven points behind second-placed Blackburn Rovers, who have played 28 games, and are 12 points behind  leaders Fulham.

Valérien Ismaël’s side will head into the match against Preston on the back of a 3-0 victory over Peterborough United at The Hawthorns in the Championship. It followed a 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers away from home in the league.

Team News:

Daryl Dike will be out for two months with a hamstring injury.

Preston North End

Preston North End are 16th in the Championship table at the moment with 33 points from 26 matches. Preston are 13 points above the relegation zone and 11 points off the playoff spots.

Ryan Lowe’s side will head into the match against West Brom on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Swansea City away from home at the Liberty Stadium in the Championship. It followed a 2-2 draw with Sheffield United at home in the league.

Team News:

Cameron Archer could start despite having only just joined on loan from Aston Villa.

Key factors to Consider

  • West Brom have scored 34 goals in 27 Premier League matches.
  • Preston have conceded 33 goals in 26 Premier League matches.
  • West Brom have won 1 of their last 5 Premier League games.
  • Preston have won 2 of their last 5 Premier League games.
  • Preston have lost 1 and drawn 2 of their last 3 Premier League games.

Conclusion

West Brom are not in good form at the moment, but they still have a better team and are at home. A narrow win for the Baggies is the most likely outcome in this game.

Prediction: West Bromwich Albion to win 2-0

Best Odds: 6/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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