The battle for promotion to Premier League is heating up in the closing chapters of the Championship. The heated battle this Tuesday will see rivals West Brom welcome home Fulham with kickoff at 19:00 GMT.
West Brom recently dropped off two crucial points following their recent running with Blackburn Rovers, which ended in a 1-1 draw. The Baggies will need the three crucial points at the Hawthorns against a motivated side. A win for the Baggies will set the side apart from fast-rising Brentford. Their recent win against Derby will be enough motivation to take on West Brom.
West Brom is currently three points behind leaders Leeds United in the rankings with only three games left. The side is five points clear of the Baggies in the race for automatic promotion into the English top flight.
A win for West Brom will place them in a sure position for promotion to the Premier League. Sitting three points clear of third-placed Brentford, it means that the destiny lies in their own hands ahead of the match.
The Baggies held to a 1-1 draw to Blackburn Rovers and fell victim to a 3-1 comeback by leaders Leeds to make a win against Swansea on Sunday. Fulham has a strong away record but faces a side with only three home losses this season.
West Brom vs. Fulham Head to Head
Both sides have twelve games against each other, with Fulham taking home five wins while West Brom with only two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Blackburn Rovers 1-1 West Brom
West Brom 2-0 Derby County
West Brom 4-2 Hull City
Sheffield Wednesday 0-3 West Brom
Brentford 1-0 West Brom
Fulham 2-0 Cardiff City
Nottingham Forest 0-1 Fulham
Fulham 1-0 Birmingham City
Queen Park Rangers 1-2 Fulham
Leeds United 3-0 Fulham
West Brom Team News
West Brom head into the match without the services of Kieran Gibbs who is out with a knee problem. Another missing fixture ahead of the clash is Nathan Ferguson, out with a knee injury ahead of the clash.
Fulham Team News
Apart from the injury of Tom Cairney, the side has a fully fit squad for the Englishman to make a selection. Ivan Cavaleiro is back into contention for the starting X1. However, after an impressive performance in their last outing, Josh Onomah is knocking on the advanced role door for the side.
Prediction and Odds
West Brom will be desperate to return to winning ways and bridge the gap with side Leeds at the summit.
Goals Under 2.5
First to Score: Home