Stoke City vs West Bromwich Albion 12/28/2014 Premier League Preview,Odds and Prediction
Westbromwich Albion vs Stoke City
Sunday 28th December 2014 15:00 (GMT)
The Line: Stoke City 9/10 Draw 13/5 Westbrom 7/2 See the Latest Odds
TV: Premier League Extra Time, NBC Sports Live Extra, Directv
Stoke City will look to build on their win over Everton when they host West Bromwich Albion at the Britannia on Sunday the 28th December. The Potters managed to hold on for a 1-0 win at Goodison Park after Bojan won and converted a penalty. Stoke were full value for their win though limiting Everton to a number of half chances, defending well and ultimately getting some luck when needed. With Crouch, Walters and Bojan Stoke have the quality up front to win games but must do so on a more consistant basis to move into the top half and fight for European football. With a solid back four and good goalkeeper this is a tough team to beat and West Brom will find that out first hand tomorrow at the Britannia.
West Brom have now lost back to back games and are in danger of slipping back into the relegation zone if they lose tomorrow Berahino came back into the starting line up against manchester City and played well enough to retain his place for tomorrow''s game. Sessegnon and Gardner must get forward more to help out as the young england striker is becoing isolated in games and unable to contribute anything meaningful as West Brom are struggling defensively. Lescott and Foster were dreadful against City and both will have to up their game for this away game.
Have looked at this one a few ways and just feel that Stoke are the better side and at nearly evens I have to take them to get the win. Stoke have better players going forward and a stronger defence. They should be able to draw on inspiratin from the home crowd as well. This all leads me to believe Stoke will get the win here.
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