Swansea vs West Brom: Preview and Predictions

Swansea vs West Brom English Premier League Match 21st May 2017

Swansea vs West Bromwich Albion
English Premier League
Date: Sunday, 21th May 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/16:00 CET
Venue: Liberty Stadium.

Swansea faces WBA after completing their miracle survival. The Swans were looking destined for relegation but proved critics wrong and look forward to the next season in England’s top league.

Swansea City

Swansea are now 4 points clear of the drop zone before the last game. The Swans took crucial 3 points last round against Sunderland while Hull took a heavy defeat. The team had a 6 games winless run and looked like they have no chances for survival.

But with 3 wins and a draw in their last 4 games the team leapfrogged Hull and secured its place in the league for another season. At Liberty stadium the team finished the season strong. 5 victories and just a single draw in their last 7 home games were of tremendous help to their survival.

West Bromwich Albion

West Brom had a tremendous season before their huge drop of form in recent weeks. The team is now sitting on 9th place 1 point behind Southampton. The Baggies are now winless in 8 Premier League games and the team looks like on vacation mode for a long time now.

Their away from has been below average the whole season with just 3 victories on the road. Their last away victory came in December against Southampton. Since then the team has picked just 4 points away from the Hawthorns.

Swansea vs West Brom: Head to head

  • Swansea are having some slight advantage in terms of head to head clashes. The Swans have 5 wins against 4 for WBA.
  • Last game finished 3-1 for WBA at the Hawthorns.
  • Here at Liberty Swansea have 3 victories and 1 defeat.
  • Three of the 4 games here finished with more than 2.5 goals.

Swansea vs West Brom: Prediction

The Swans built up some momentum recently and are looking to carry it into this game. Both teams have little to play for but the Swans are looking like enjoying themselves lately while WBA lost confidence in the latter parts of the season. With The Baggies struggling away from home home win looks likely.

Gylfi Sigurdsson looks in form recently banging a few goals. He is a good free kick taker and can score both from open play and from set pieces. Backing him to score may prove a winning bet.

Swansea vs West Brom: Bet Tips

  • First pick: Home win for 2.05 at Bet365.
  • Second pick: Gylfi Sigurdsson to score for 2.60 at Bet365.
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