West Brom will host Burnley in Round 8 of the EFL Championship.
The match will start at 7 p.m GMT on Friday, 2 September 2022. The match venue is The Hawthorns, West Bromwich.
Latest odds on betting sites
West Brom have their winning odds placed at 2.30 (+130 American; 13/10 Fractional). Burnley, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 3.30 (+230; 23/10). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.40 (+240; 12/5).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: West Brom — 43%, draw — 28%, Burnley — 19%.
Latest betting odds on West Brom vs Burnley (2 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.11 (+111; 111/100)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.77 (-130; 77/100)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on West Brom — 1.80 (+102; 51/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Burnley — 2.13 (+113; 50/57)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.84 (-119; 21/25)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.91 (-110; 10/1)
Match preview and statistics
West Brom drew their last game against Wigan as they played 1-1. Josh Magennis opened the scoreline in the sixth minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Karlan Grant made it 1-1 in the 22nd minute with a right-footed shot from outside the box into the bottom left corner.
West Brom had 66% ball possession as they completed 424 passes. They had 0.54 expected goals compared to West Brom's expected goals of 0.53.
West Brom are currently 14th in the Championship table with eight points. They have scored 11 goals while conceding nine goals with a difference of +2.
West Brom team news: Daryl Dike is out with a thigh injury.
Burnley got a 2-0 win over Millwall in their last game. Vitinho opened the scoreline in the 62nd minute with a nice header from very close range into the bottom left corner. Jay Rodriguez doubled their lead in the 72nd minute with a right-footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal
Burnley had 69% ball possession as they completed 479 passes. They had 2.67 expected goals compared to Millwall’s expected goals of 1.28.
Burnley are currently third in the Championship table with 12 point. They have scored 13 goals while conceding seven goals with a difference of +6.
Burnley team news: Ashley Westwood is out of the game with a broken ankle. Kevin Long is a doubt with a knock. Scott Twine is out with a knock.
West Brom vs Burnley H2H
Two of the last four games have ended in under 2.5 goals.
Burnley have won two of the last five games between both sides.
Lineups and key players
West Brom projected starting lineup:
- David Button
- Semi Ajayi
- Dara O’Shea
- Conor Townsend
- Darnell Furlong
- Jake Livermore
- Alex Mowatt
- Matthew Phillips
- Karlan Grant
- John Swift
- Jed Wallace
Notable subs: Jayson Molumby
Karlan Grant scored a goal in their 1-1 draw against Wigan. He was their highest goalscorer in the Championship last season. The England international has scored three goals in the league this season, underperforming his expected goals of 3.04. Grant has created one chance.
Burnley projected starting lineup:
- Arijanet Muric
- Ian Maatsen
- Charlie Taylor
- Taylor Harwood-Bellis
- Connor Roberts
- Josh Cullen
- Jack Cork
- Samuel Bastien
- Dara Costelloe
- Ashley Barnes
- Josh Brownhill
Josh Brownhill scored two goals in their 5-1 victory over Millwall. The England international also provided an assist in the game. Brownhill has scored four goals in the Championship this season, overperforming his expected goals of 1.07. He has provided one assist while creating 10 chances.
Prediction and betting tips
Burnley looks like the team on form in this fixture. The Clarets have won three of their last three games in all competitions. Burnley have won two of their last four meetings against West Brom. I predict Burnley to win.
Three of the last five games between both sides have ended in under 2.5 goals. Two of the last three West Brom’s games have ended in under 2.5 goals. Two of Burnley's last two games have ended in under 2.5 goals. I predict under 2.5 goals
Betting prediction: Burnley to win
Odds: 3.30 (+230 American; 23/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.77 (-130 American; 77/100 Fractional)
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