Leeds United (20 PTS) vs. West Brom (8 PTS)
Premier League Soccer: Tuesday, December 29th at 1 PM ET
The Line: Leeds -106 / West Brom +275 -- Over/Under: 3 Goals Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
West Brom and Leeds United face off on Tuesday in an English Premier League showdown at The Hawthorns.
West Brom have really struggled this season and they currently sit in 19th place in the standings with eight points, West Brom is five points from being clear from the relegation zone. Even though West Brom has struggled, they have to feel good about playing against Liverpool. West Brom only gave up one goal in the 12th minute, and a late goal by Semi Ajayi in the 82nd minute was enough to play to a draw and pick up a point. On the season West Brom is averaging only 0.73 goals per game while their defense is giving up 2.00 goals per game. In this game they need to have better offensive production and try to get that goals per game up.
On the other side of this matchup is Leeds United who sit in 12th place in the standings with 20 points overall. Leeds United’s biggest issue this season has been inconsistency but they are coming off a win in their last game against Burnley. Patrick Bamford opened up the scoring in the 5th minute with a penalty, and that was the difference for Leeds United as they came away with a 1-0 victory. Leeds completed 424 passes to the 378 passes by Burnley and that was a big reason they were able to come away with the victory. On the season, Leeds United is averaging 1.67 goals per game while giving up 2.00 goals per game. Patrick Bamford is the best player for Leeds United and on the season he is averaging 10 goals per game.
Leeds United is the better team and they are going to have a strong defensive showing in this one. Look for Leeds United to get the first goal and they won’t give up any goals. Back Leeds United on the money line.