Opta Stats: West Brom v Crystal Palace

Can Tony Pulis get one over his former club when West Brom take on Crystal Palace?
Can Tony Pulis get one over his former club when West Brom take on Crystal Palace?

High-flying West Brom take on a Crystal Palace side desperate for points. Opta presents the statistical analysis.

"The Eagles have only won two of their last 13 league visits to the Hawthorns (D4 L7)."

West Brom are 2.226/5 to win.

West Brom have never lost a home Premier League match against Palace (W2 D2). The draw is 3.39/4.

The Eagles have only won two of their last 13 league visits to the Hawthorns (D4 L7). West Brom are 2.226/5 to win.

Only against Bolton (six games) have the Baggies played a side more often at the Hawthorns in the Premier League without losing than Palace (four games). WBA are 1.558/15 in the Draw No Bet market.

Tony Pulis managed 26 Premier League games for Crystal Palace between 2013 and 2014, winning 42% of his games (11 of 26), comfortably the best ratio of any Palace manager in the Premier League. The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time double result is 5.59/2.

Sam Allardyce has only won one of his seven Premier League visits to the Hawthorns (D3 L3), winning 2-1 as West Ham boss in December 2014. His Palace side are 3.953/1 to provide Allardyce with an overdue win.

The Baggies are aiming to do the double over Crystal Palace in a top-flight season for the first time since 1980-81. They are 3.65 to win half-time/full-time.

Crystal Palace have conceded eight goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season, no other side has conceded more from long range. Over 2.5 goals is 2.526/4.

Gareth McAuley has scored six times for the Baggies this season, the most by a West Brom defender in a Premier League season. McAuley is 10.09/1 to score.

Crystal Palace have won a higher proportion of their Premier League points this season away from home than any other side (54.5% - 12/22). You can lay West Brom at 2.265/4.

The Baggies have scored a league-high 12 goals from corners this season in the Premier League, while only Hull City (24) have conceded more goals from set-pieces than Palace (18) in 2016-17. Over 3.5 goals is 4.94/1.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

Staked: 370 pts
Returned: 361.32 pts
P/L: -8.68 pts

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