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West Bromwich Albion visit Deepdale this coming Wednesday for a Championship fixture with home side Preston. The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Preston came away as 0-2 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome this coming Wednesday.

Preston approach the next Championship round as number 14 in the table, having claimed 13 points this season so far. With 11 games behind them, West Bromwich Albion amassed ten points, placing them as number 21 before their next fixture.

Both teams have ended up with too many draws most recently. They surely longed for more points from those games, and thus both Preston and West Bromwich Albion will be looking for a morale-boosting victory to get back on the winning track.

Preston scored three goals, conceded four and fought their way to seven clean sheets in their previous ten matches.

West Bromwich Albion travel to their next away match on Wednesday having performed a tolerable average of 1.6 goals in ten matches. They scored a total of 16 goals, whilst shipping 16 goals against. An average of 1.6 goals against a game. They hung on to one clean sheet in this streak.

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion Prediction

Preston failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Burnley in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Sheffield United in a 0-2 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 0-0 draw against Sunderland. Preston didn't manage a single win in any of their previous six Championship games at the Deepdale. They have a record of four draws and two defeats, in which they conceded four and scored one goals.

West Bromwich Albion only managed to gain a single point in their past three games, which kicked off with a 2-3 defeat against Birmingham. A 1-1 draw with Norwich followed, before Swansea ran out 2-3 winners. West Bromwich Albion only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Championship. In these six matches they drew four and lost one as well as being outscored by seven goals to seven.

Both Preston and West Bromwich Albion will be more anxious of not losing than willing to risk too much pursuing a win. As such, the draw looks like a tempting prospect this coming Wednesday in the betting market.

Preston won four points from their last two encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won one, scored one and let in zero goals.

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion Stats

  • Preston have not won the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Preston have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Preston have not scored in 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Preston have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Preston have conceded in the last 3 home matches in a row
  • In the last 5 matches in a row West Bromwich played, both teams scored
  • West Bromwich have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • West Bromwich have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 away matches West Bromwich played, both teams scored
  • West Bromwich have not won the last 6 away matches in a row

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion Team News

At the time of writing, it looks as if only two players are unavailable for Preston, when they prepare for their upcoming assignment. Ched Evans and Ched Evans can't be called up by the Preston-manager, with both serving a ban.

West Bromwich Albion have an almost full squad of players to choose from ahead of their next match on Wednesday, as just two players seem to be forced up in the stands.

West Bromwich Albion need to do without Semi Ajayi and Daryl Dike, who are not fit enough to travel to Deepdale.

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion H2H

The last time these two sides facing off here came up against each other, Preston came away with a 0-2 win. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at Deepdale. West Bromwich Albion seem to have a bit of a love affair with Preston, as they have beaten them six times in last ten encounters. The bookies have West Bromwich Albion to win this match at best price odds of 2.40.

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion Results

In the past ten matches between home side Preston and West Bromwich Albion both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.83.

Preston vs West Bromwich Albion Betting Tips

Having scored just once lately in the Championship, Jordan Storey will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. West Bromwich Albion hope Jed Wallace can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of three Championship goals in his last six Championship games.

Preston claimed all three points two times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing four along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. West Bromwich Albion won two of their last 10 games away, while drawing five and losing three in this series of matches. Both teams scored in five of the last 10 Championship matches for Preston at Deepdale. Both teams also found their way to the target in six of the previous 10 away games for West Bromwich Albion.

Both teams to not score paid out five times in the past ten encounters between West Bromwich Albion and Preston, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. Preston scored an average of one goal a game, with West Bromwich Albion averaging 1.7 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out one times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Preston, who scored an average of 0.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.