Opta Stats: Manchester United v West Brom

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Will Jose Mourinho inspire Manchester United when they host West Brom?

Can Manchester United continue their fine form when they host rock bottom West Brom? Opta delivers their statistical verdict.

"Manchester United have kept a league-high 16 clean sheets this season, with 11 of those coming at Old Trafford – also the most in the league."

They are 8/111.73 to win to nil.

After winning 85% of their opening 13 Premier League games against West Brom (W11 D2 L0), Manchester United have won just 40% of their last 10 against them (W4 D3 L3). You can lay Manchester United at 2/91.22.

The Baggies have lost just one of their last four Premier League visits to Old Trafford (W2 D1), losing 0-2 in November 2015. WBA are 19.5 to pull off a huge shock.

Only one side starting the day bottom of the table has ever won a Premier League game at Old Trafford - Blackburn Rovers winning 3-2 in December 2011. Manchester United have won 16 and drawn four of the other 20 games. United are 1/51.21 to win.

The Red Devils are looking to secure six consecutive Premier League wins for the first time since January 2017. Man Utd are 8/111.73 to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester United have kept a league-high 16 clean sheets this season, with 11 of those coming at Old Trafford - also the most in the league. They are 8/111.73 to win to nil.

West Brom are winless in their last 15 Premier League away games, losing 11 and drawing four. Indeed, only in 2008-09 have the Baggies endured a longer away winless run in a single PL season (16 games). The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time double result is 7/24.4.

No side has won more Premier League games that they were losing than Manchester United this season (4, level with Arsenal and Bournemouth), with Jose Mourinho's side winning 33% of the games in which they've been behind (4/12). Manchester United are 10/111.0 to win from behind.

West Brom have scored just 26 Premier League goals this season, the same total Man Utd have registered in the first half alone. Under 2.5 goals is 11/82.36.

Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in four goals in his last two Premier League games (1 goal, 3 assists) - as many as in his previous 12 in the competition for Arsenal and Man Utd combined (4 goals). Sanchez is 7/52.4 to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

Discover the latest articles

Read past articles