Swansea – West Brom : Preview & Prediction
Swansea City and West Bromwich meet at Liberty Stadium in a match of the 16th round of the Barclays Premier League. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 games. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 21-05-2017, in a game for the Barclays Premier League that ended with the victory of Swansea City by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by J. Ayew (72) and Llorente (86 ‘) for Swansea City and J. Evans (33′) for West Bromwich. Although this is a game between 20th and º of the overall classification, it is actually a game between the 20th place in the home games and the 14th as a visitor.
Analysis of Swansea City
The home team is currently in 20th place with 9 points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Chelsea by (1-0). In the last match, lost out to Stoke by (2-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results outside of the home, having won 8 points as a visitor and only 4 in their stadium. In the last 7 home games for the championship, Swansea City have won 1, 1 draw and 5 losses, having won 4 points out of 21. In their domestic league matches the most frequent marker in the break was 0-1 (4 out of 7 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 15 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 9 home games in all competitions: he has scored 5 of his 12 goals in between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Swansea City team comes to this round with a 2-1 loss to Stoke, adding up to the seventh straight game without winning the English championship: Bony was the author of the team’s only goal. Despite this phase, coach Paul Clement should keep the team in 4-4-2 privileging possession and the attacks organized through the sides: Jordan Ayew is a very fast and strong player in the offensive transition. On the other hand, the young Englishman Tammy Abraham is the highlight of Swansea City with 4 goals and 1 assist. It seems that the coach has doubts Barley and Blair, both with physical problems.
Analysis of West Bromwich
After 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in the 1st position and has not won any point. In the last match, they tied with Crystal Palace at home (0-0), after their previous match drew at home in a game against Newcastle, (2-2). This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 5 points away and in their stadium, with 8 goals scored and 12 goals conceded at home, against 4 goals scored and 9 conceded. His last away game for this competition ended with a 1-1 draw against Tottenham. In the last 7 away games the West Bromwich record 1 win, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 5 points out of 21 possible.
For this competition, do not win makes 13 games. In the matches played out there are some frequent results at the end of the first 45 ‘: 1-0 (3 in 8 games) and 0-0 (3 in 8 games). The team allowed their opponents goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 15 games in this competition, he never got around to scoring in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 9 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 7 goals in minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The West Bromwich Albion team are going through a lot of difficulties this season and are currently at the bottom of the standings with a place very similar to their opponents. In the second half of the game, coach Alan Pardew should be 4-4-2 in favor of the defensive organization and counterattacks, especially through the wings: Jay Rodríguez is the main responsible for creating the offensive attacks. On the other hand, Salomón Rondón is one of the best finals of West Bromwich with 2 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have the injured Morrison, Dawson, Chadli and Brunt.
Swansea – West Brom : Betting Tips
Swansea – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70