On Wednesday, Championship side West Bromwich Albion will host Preston North End. The game was rescheduled from December with kickoff at 11 pm.
The home team is looking to get their promotion back on track, and they began by beating Peterborough United 3-0 last time out.
In the final 12 minutes of the game, Cedric Kipre, Karlan Grant, and Grady Diangana contributed to West Brom’s goalscoring.
The Baggies are fifth in the league table, with 45 points from 27 games. They’ll now be looking to build on their recent results when they play later this week.
Preston North End began 2016 with a 2-1 win over Stoke City but have since lost four straight matches. They most recently lost 1-0 to Swansea City on Saturday, having had just one shot on target the entire game.
Preston North End is 15th in the Championship standings, with 33 points from 15 games. They’ll now be hoping to avoid a third consecutive defeat when they travel to West Bromwich on Wednesday.
West Bromwich Albion beat Sunderland 3-0 last time out, ending a five-game winless streak and looking to build on that. They are unbeaten at home this season and will relish their chances ahead of Wednesday’s game.
West Brom vs. Preston North End Head to Head
Both sides have 115 games against each other, with hosts taking 49 wins while opponents with 39 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
- West Brom 3-0 Peterborough
- QPR 1-0 West Brom
- West Brom 1-2 Brighton
- West Brom 1-1 Cardiff City
- Derby County 1-0 West Brom
- Swansea City 1-0 Preston North End
- Preston North End 2-2 Sheffield United
- Preston North End 1-1 Birmingham City
- Cardiff City 2-1 Preston North End
- Stoke City 1-2 Preston North End
West Brom Team News
Due to injury, Robert Snodgrass, Dara O’Shea, and Kean Bryan will miss Wednesday’s game. Semi Ajayi may be unavailable for selection as he returns from international duty with Nigeria at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.
Preston North End Team News
Declan Rudd, Isaiah Brown, Tom Barkhuizen, and Josh Murphy have all been injured and are unavailable for the match against Brighton. Daniel Johnson is on international duty and will be unavailable for selection.
Prediction and Odds
Given the winless streak by opponents, we expect a clean home swoop by West Brom.
- West Brom Win
- Goals Over 1.5
- No Score: Away