West Brom vs Chelsea – Saturday 18th November 2017 – 15:00 

West Brom are 19/4 with Hal Robson-Kanu, Jay Rodriguez and Salomon Rondon all at 7/1 to score first.

West Brom face Chelsea at the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, in another round of Premier League fixtures.

The Baggies come into this match in poor form, after losing 1-0 to Huddersfield in their last game.

Rajiv van La Parra scored the only goal of the game for the Terriers (44) with a wonder strike enough to earn Huddersfield all three points.

David Wagner's side had to play the final half an hour with ten men, Christopher Schindler's red card not enough to ruin their day.

It was a tight contest with the sides enjoying equal possession, the same shots on target, although the Baggies did edge shots overall.


Tough Follow Up

It's been a tough season for Tony Pulis, especially after the club overachieved in last seasons Premier League.

That defeat means they remain in 16th place on 10 points, they are winless in their last six matches.

They have lost four and drawn two of their last six matches, this is a crucial game for Pulis' side.

A win would move them level with Southampton in 13th, a result that will ease the growing pressure on Pulis.


Baggies Underdogs

West Brom come into this match as underdogs, with Chelsea the favourites with the bookies.

Tony Pulis' men will be looking to secure a much-needed win here, with a poor run of results in their last six fixtures.

The Baggies will be looking for their first win in six matches against the Blues.

West Brom

Conte Beats Jose

Antonio Conte's side come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against Manchester United, a satisfying result for Conte.

Alvaro Morata ended his goal drought with the only goal of the game (55), giving United a second defeat in three matches.

All of the focus pre-match was on the verbals between Conte and Mourinho who had been giving each other subtle digs in the press.

It was a tight contest but Morata's clinical finish was enough to see United fall eight points behind leaders City.


Mixed Start

Chelsea have had a tough start to this campaign, but they find themselves in the top four and now just one point behind Spurs and United.

Conte's side have lost three games this season, which is the same number of defeats they suffered throughout the whole of last year.

Their only blemish in their last six matches was the 3-0 defeat against Roma in the Champions League.

This will be a tough match for Chelsea, with Tony Pulis men an excellent defensive unit.

Blues Favourites

Chelsea come into this match as favourites, with their current PL position informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Chelsea, with the Baggies in desperate need of a win.

The Blues will be looking for their 48th win in 1-7 matches against the Baggies.


Chelsea are 8/13 with Alvaro Morata at 11/4 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Rondon to score first @ 10/1

Tip 2 – West Brom to win 2-1 @ 18/1

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