West Bromwich Albion play their home games at the Hawthorns, a stadium it has called home since 1900. West Brom are one of the founding members of the Football League and have spent the vast majority of their time in the top tier of English soccer, although they have only once been the champions of England, that occurring in the 1919-20 season. The club were in the top division from 1949 to 1973 but spent 1986-2002 outside of the top division.
The 2016-17 season was West Brom’s 12th season in the top division. During the 2015-16 season, West Brom found themselves in a relegation dogfight for large parts of the season, eventually finishing in 14th place (from 20) with 43 points, six points clear of the relegation zone.
The Baggies improved in 2016-17 and were safe from the relegation dogfight for the duration. With nothing to play for, the seem to pack it in during the latter stages of the season.
West Brom Next Regular Season Game
Find out who West Brom play next and make sure you keep the pulse on the current betting lines. They may change slightly so check back frequently before kick off.
West Brom Game Schedule
Doing lots of research is part and parcel of being a good bettor. Familiarize yourself with West Brom’s game schedule so you can make the most educated betting decisions.
What Are The Current West Brom Standings
West Brom are expected to stay in the Premier League each season, but they are often close to the danger bubble. The Baggies usually obtain at least 40 points. Find out if that’s the case again.
West Brom Online Betting Tips
Bookmakers around the globe priced West Brom as fourth favorites to be relegated in 2016-17, meaning they should have finished 17th. The bookies were well off the mark, though, as the Baggies exceeded all expectations.
Pulis-led teams are always stingy in defense. They don’t concede many goals, especially at home and have enough up front to ensure they consistenntly stay in the top flight.
Pulis takes his fair share of criticism, mostly due his defense-first tactics. Take the under in most Baggies games, but make sure you research their head-to-head history with upcoming opponents. Also, when West Brom are mathematically safe from the drop, expect the team to all but check out. They’re known for mentally giving up when they have nothing to play for.