Middlesbrough and West Bromwich Albion play Tuesday night against each other. Not really a game where you as a football fan to explode, but when betting you can be your advantage.
Middlesbrough has twenty points after 22 games managed to scrape together. In the current Premier League is good for a sixteenth place. The distance at number eighteen Crystal Palace now stands at four points. Not rich, and as Middlesbrough being you know you have to pack quite some points should be given to ensure self-preservation.
The only victories Middlesbrough managed to book in his last seven games, were in the FA Cup. For example, last weekend was still unconvincing 1-0 beating Accrington Stanley in the fourth round of the FA Cup. A week earlier Middlesbrough lost 1-3 at home to West Ham United. If Middlesbrough two goals or more to get, it is almost always done. Middlesbrough is common not known as a scoring team.
This season Boro made only eighteen goals in 22 games; fewer than any other team in the Premier League. Against West Ham United striker Christhian Stuani scored his first goal since October. Such statistiekje says it all. Meanwhile Middlesbrough again after five league matches in a victory and has been no more race and won on foreign soil since the first away game of the season. That series is now on ten away games.
Valdes Espinosa, Fry, Gibson, de Roon, Fabio, Friend, Leadbitter, Forshaw, Stuani, Negredo
West Bromwich Albion
At West Bromwich Albion is saido berahino already left for Stoke City and it seems that Tony Pulis wants to attract some reinforcements. The transfer market closes on Tuesday and WBA would among others be interested in Odion Ighalo from Watford and Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea, which would be in the interest of Zenit St Petersburg. To date, however, little has happened and it seems that Pulis going to do it with this selection. Not surprising when you consider that WBA doing nicely.
WBA is in eighth place in the Premier League, something quite unexpected for many. The Baggies seem not already worrying about any degradation, as in the other sixteen matches must surely eight points together can be gleaned? Additionally, WBA been eliminated in the FA Cup, so the team can focus completely on the Premier League. Ten days ago was still 2-0 beating Sunderland, the current lags.
There are quite a few players this season in form at WBA, which is particularly successful with its standard situations. West Brom this season has already managed to make ten goals from corner kicks, more than any other team in the Premier League. On foreign soil goes with one win and three defeats in the last four away games less, but with opponents like Chelsea, Arsenal, Southampton and Tottenham is not surprising.
Probable lineup West Bromwich Albion
Foster, Nyom, Dawson, McAuley, Brunt, Fletcher, Yacob, Phillips, Morrison, Chadli, Rondón