Middlesbrough vs West Brom: Preview and Prediction

Middlesbrough vs West Brom: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-31st January 2017

Middlesbrough vs West Brom
England Premier League
Date: Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough will continue their Premier League duties on Tuesday might as they host West Bromwich Albion at Riverside Stadium.

Middlesbrough have settled quickly to Premier League life have been among the newly promoted clubs this season. They are in the 16th spot with 20 points, 4 points above the relegation zone and a point behind the current Champions Leicester City. A win in this game will take them above Leicester City if they fail to win their game same night.

On the contrary, West Brom are far better than their host in this fixture, they will enter this game from a 2-0 win over Sunderland in their last outing. West Brom are in the top half of the table, they are on the 9th spot with 32 points to their name. Their games this January have recorded 2 defeats and 2 wins, they will be hoping to seal January with a win on Tuesday.

Middlesbrough vs West Brom: Head to Head Statistics

  • The reverse of this fixture favored none of the two teams as it ended goalless at Hawthorns in August.
  • Albion fans won’t be quick to forget ending Boro’s unbeaten streak at home in 2009 with a 5-0 Humiliation in Championship season.
  • West Brom have kept clean sheets in their last 5 meetings, they have won 4 of the games and drawn one.

Middlesbrough vs West Brom: Prediction

West Brom are the favourites in this game, having won 9 games, list twice and drawn 4 times against teams below them in the Premier League table.

We will be expecting a win from the Baggies to keep them in top half of the table. Also a clean sheet is likely to occur for the baggies in 5 his game.

Middlesbrough vs West Brom: Bet Tips

West Brom to win draw no bet at 2.10 (11/10)
Both teams to score (no) at 1.62 (5/8)