West Brom vs Watford – Saturday 30th September 2017 – 15:00 

West Brom are 5/4 with Hal Robson-Kanu and Salomon Rondon at 9/2 to score first.

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

The Baggies come into this match in mixed form, after losing 2-0 to Arsenal on Monday evening.

West Brom had a string of chances in the first half, with Jay Rodriguez denied a certain penalty after a foul by Mustafi.

The Gunners made them pay a few minutes later, Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring for Arsenal (20).

Nacho Monreal prevented West Brom from equalising, with excellent awareness allowing him to clear off the Gunners line.

Lacazette doubled the scoring for the Gunners in the second half, converting from the penalty spot (67).

Tough Follow Up

It will be a tough season for Tony Pulis, especially after the club overachieved in last seasons Premier League.

That defeat means they remain in 12th on 8 points, their last win came in the Carabao cup against Accrington.

They have suffered in recent matches, with three defeats in their last four matches, albeit two tough games against Arsenal and City.

This match represents an excellent chance to secure three points, with home advantage crucial.


Baggies Favourites

West Brom come into this match as favourites, with home advantage decisive for the bookies.

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

The Baggies will be looking to make it 16 wins in 31 matches against the Hornets.

West Brom

Hard Fought Win

The Hornets come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Swansea, a welcome win for Marco Silva's side.

Andre Gray broke the deadlock for Watford early in the first half (13), giving them a deserved lead.

Tammy Abraham equalised for the hosts (56), with Clements side drawing level with half an hour to go.

Richarlison (90) scored the winner for the Hornets in the dying minutes of the match, with poor Swansea defending at fault.

It was the perfect response to the 6-0 home defeat against Manchester City, with Silvas side securing an invaluable three points.


Mixed Start

Watford have had a mixed start to this campaign, but that result is an excellent win for the Hornets.

Marco Silva's side have now moved up to 6th with that win, level on points with Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.

The Manchester City defeat is their only loss of the season, but the battling performance at Swansea was the perfect response.

This will be a tough match for the Hornets, with Tony Pulis men a well drilled outfit that are hard to break down.

Hornets Underdogs

Marco Silva's side come into this match as underdogs, despite an excellent result last week.

This will be a tough match for Watford, with the Baggies a tough proposition at the Hawthorns.

Watford will be looking to secure back to back wins against West Brom.

Watford are 12/5 with Andre Gray at 6/1 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Gray to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 16/1

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