Opta Stats: West Brom v Stoke

Can Tony Pulis point West Brom to victory against Stoke?
Can Tony Pulis point West Brom to victory against Stoke?

West Brom can move within three points of Stoke with a win on Saturday. Opta rates their chances.

"Stoke are the only side yet to score a Premier League goal from a corner situation this season."

Under 1.5 goals is 2.789/5.

Tony Pulis has only ever been on the losing side once in this fixture. His record as Stoke City boss was W5 D2 L1 and as West Brom manager W2 D0 L0. West Brom are 2.8415/8 to win.

Stoke City won seven and lost just one of the 11 Barclays Premier League meetings with West Brom before Pulis took over the Baggies. A Stoke win is 2.8815/8.

Mame Biram Diouf has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances against West Brom. Diouf is 3.39/4 to score.

There have been just 20 goals in the 13 Premier League games between Stoke and West Brom and just eight in the last seven encounters. Under 2.5 goals is 1.594/7.

Mark Hughes has a significantly better win ratio in the Premier League as Stoke City manager (37.9%) than Tony Pulis managed with the Potters (29.5%). Stoke are 2.01/1 in the Draw No Bet market.

Marko Arnautovic has scored seven Premier League goals in 18 appearances this season - two more goals than he managed in his previous two seasons at the club combined (five goals in 59 apps). Arnautovic is 3.65 to score.

Arnautovic has now had a hand in five goals in his last five Premier League appearances for Stoke (four goals, one assist). He is 5.39/2 to score the first goal.

West Brom have scored a league-high nine headed goals in the Premier League so far in 2015-16. Over 2.5 goals is 2.588/5.

Stoke are the only side yet to score a Premier League goal from a corner situation this season. Under 1.5 goals is 2.789/5.

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