Stoke City vs West Brom team news and preview
Stoke City will look to move closer to first place when they take on championship leaders West Brom this week.
The two sides meet on Friday at 7.45 p.m. BST.
Stoke is 15th in the table with 18 points right now. They were held to a draw against Preston last time around and the Potters will be looking to bounce back with a win here.
Meanwhile, West Brom leads the standings and has won their last two games in all competitions.
Stoke City vs West Brom team news
Stoke City will be deprived of the services of Joe Allen, Abdallah Sima, Steven Fletcher, Tyrese Campbell and Morgan Fox due to injuries. Sam Clucas is suspended.
Visitors will be without Matthew Clarke and Dara O’Shea.
Town of Stoke: Davies; Ostigard, Souttar, Wilmot; Smith, Sawyers, Vrancic, Thompson, Tymon; Powell; Surridge
West Brom: Johnstone; Ajayi, Bartley, Townsend; Furlong, Livermore, Mowatt, Reach; Phillips, Robinson, Grant
Stoke City vs West Brom Form Guide
Stoke is undefeated in five of his last six games in all competitions. However, they were vulnerable at the rear.
The Potters have conceded 11 goals in 10 league appearances so far.
West Brom are undefeated in their last six games in all competitions, but they have drawn three of those contests. The Baggies are also unbeaten in the league.
Stoke City vs West Brom Betting Odds
Here are the latest betting odds for Stoke City vs West Brom from bet365:
- Town of Stoke – 5/13
- Draw – 10/23
- West Brom – 6/5
- Over 2.5 – 11/10
- Less – 4/6
Stoke City vs West Brom Prediction
West Brom are the better team here and the visitors will be confident they get a positive result here. They have also beaten Stoke in three of their last four meetings.
Defensively they’re better than the hosts and Stoke City will need to tighten up at the back in order to get a good result here.
Visitors should be able to get ahead of this one.
Prediction: West Brom up for grabs.
Win West Brom 6/5 with Betfred
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