If Sunderland get the right result against West Brom then they can avoid the dreaded drop. Opta are on hand with the vital statistics.
"Sunderland can record four successive Premier League wins for the first time since December 2000."
Despite scoring in all six Barclays Premier League home games against West Brom, Sunderland have won just once (D2 L3). You can lay Sunderland at 2.166/5.
The Baggies have won seven and drawn one of their last eight Barclays Premier League games against Sunderland, scoring 22 times in the process. West Brom are 4.47/2 to win.
Connor Wickham has scored five and assisted one in his last four Premier League games. Wickham is likely to be priced at around 2.89/5 to score.
Sunderland can record four successive Premier League wins for the first time since December 2000. They are 2.1211/10 to win.
Sunderland have scored with three of their last four shots on target in the Premier League. Over 2.5 goals is 2.0811/10.
West Brom have drawn the most Premier League games this season (15) but have not drawn a Premier League away game since December. The price of the stalemate is 3.211/5.
Sunderland have won only two of their 16 Premier League games against sides currently in the bottom half (D5 L9). West Brom are 3.185/40 in the Draw No Bet market.
The Black Cats have scored only five goals in seven home games against teams currently in the bottom half. Under 2.5 goals is 1.8810/11.
Sunderland have taken more points from their previous three Premier League games (9) than they did in the previous 11 (8). They are 3.55 to win half-time/full-time.
Sunderland have been shown the most red cards this season (7), West Brom are one of three teams yet to pick one up (along with Aston Villa and Southampton). The odds of a player being sent off are 4.84/1.