West Brom vs Derby County: Preview and Prediction

West Brom vs Derby County: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-7th January 2017

West Brom vs Derby County
FA Cup – Third Round.
Date: Saturday, 7th January 2017,
Kick-off at 15:00 UK.
Venue: The Hawthorns, West Bromwich.

West Bromwich Albion will welcome Derby County to Hawthorns on Saturday as they hope to progress to the 4th round of the FA Cup competition.

West Brom were able to get to the 5th round of the competition last year, but they were kicked out by Championship side Reading. Before leaving the competition last year, they played two legs in the previous rounds as they drew the first legs at home. Now they will be hoping to go past their last year’s achievement in the competition.

Meanwhile, Derby reached the 4th round last year, they were knocked out by Manchester United who went on to win the competition. Furthermore, Derby have progressed past the 3rd round in 4 of the last five FA Cup competition.

West Brom vs Derby County: Head to Head Statistics

  • West Brom have been the better side in their last 5 games at Hawthorns, have won 3 and drawn 2.
  • The last 2 meetings between the two teams have been won by convincingly won by West Brom.
  • The two teams played last in 2013 in a club friendly game that ended 2-0 in favour of West Brom.

West Brom vs Derby County: Prediction

Derby will enter this game from a 3-0 defeat on Monday night league game and will find it difficult against West Brom at Hawthorns. With two of their players Butterfield and Hughes on suspension, they may struggle in this game.

West Brom have been good in the last 2 outings, winning both and looked charged up for this game. We expect the home side to grab an easy victory in this FA Cup tie.

West Brom vs Derby County: Bet Tips

West Brom to win at 1.83 (5/6)
West Brom over 1.5 goals at 2.05 (21/20).

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