Opta Stats: West Brom v Arsenal

Can Alan Pardew inspire West Brom when they take on Arsenal?
Can Alan Pardew inspire West Brom when they take on Arsenal?

Will West Brom's poor run continue when they host Arsenal? Opta has the answers.

"After an unbeaten three game start in the Premier League against Arsenal (W2 D1 L0), Alan Pardew has failed to win any of his following 12 against them (W0 D3 L9)."

Arsenal are 1.738/11 to win.

The Baggies have won their last two home league games against Arsenal, as many as they had in their previous 23 against them at the Hawthorns. West Brom are 5.59/2 to win again.

Arsenal have scored in all 23 of their Premier League games against West Bromwich Albion, the best such 100% record in the division. Over 2.5 goals is 1.865/6.

West Brom have now extended their winless run to 18 Premier League games (D9 L9) - the longest such run by a Premier League team since rivals Aston Villa endured a 19-match run ending in January 2016. The draw is 4.1.

After an unbeaten three game start in the Premier League against Arsenal (W2 D1 L0), Alan Pardew has failed to win any of his following 12 against them (W0 D3 L9). Arsenal are 1.738/11 to win.

Indeed, Pardew has failed to win any of his first six matches with West Brom (D3 L3), with his team scoring just two goals in the process. Only once before has Pardew failed to win any of his opening seven games (all comps) in charge of a club - with West Ham in 2003. The draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is 4.94/1.

Pardew has lost 11 of his last 12 home Premier League games against the 'big six' (D1) since winning 2-1 against Manchester City in April 2015 as Crystal Palace manager. Arsenal are 2.767/4 to win half-time/full-time.

No West Brom player has provided more assists (2) or created more goalscoring chances (21) in the Premier League this season than Chris Brunt, this despite the Northern Ireland midfielder making just 10 appearances. Both teams to score is 1.875/6.

Alexis Sánchez has scored three goals in his last four Premier League games against West Brom, this after failing to net in his first three appearances against them in the competition. Sanchez is 2.47/5 to score.

The Gunners have conceded two goals in their previous 14 Premier League matches against sides starting that day in the relegation zone (W12 D2) and haven't conceded more than once in any of their last 28 matches of this kind, since a 5-2 win over Reading in December 2012. Arsenal are 2.962/1 to win to nil.

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