London Stadium, London, England
Key Stat: West Brom's win against Wolves was only their second win in their last 20 Premier League matches.
Expert Verdict: West Brom might have recorded a much-needed win last time out, but West Ham - in good consistent form and not conceding goals (on a run of four straight clean sheets) are favourites for this one. The Hammers should get all three points.
After their thrilling derby win away to Wolves last time out, Sam Allardyce’s West Bromwich Albion will look to continue their good form when they take on one of his former teams, West Ham United. The match at London Stadium pits the 19th-placed Baggies against the in-form, ninth-placed Hammers on January 19 and the live action kicks off at 18:00 local time.
Defenders:Vladimir Coufal, Craig Dawson, Angelo Ogbonna, Aaron Cresswell
Defensive Midfielders:Declan Rice, Thomas Soucek
Attacking Midfielders:Jarrod Bowen, Said Benrahma, Pablo Fornals
Defenders:Dara O Shea, Semi Ajayi, Kyle Bartley, Kieran Gibbs
Defensive Midfielders:Jake Livermore, Romaine Sawyers
Attacking Midfielders:Robert Snodgrass, Matheus Pereira, Kamil Grosicki
Though they have not met in the Premier League since January 2018, West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion did meet in the FA Cup fourth round last season. The match, at the London Stadium, ended in a 1-0 away win – Conor Townsend scored the only goal of the game, and Semi Ajayi’s red card could not prevent a cup upset for the Championship side.
In-form West Ham United are favourites to win at home to West Brom and can be backed at 6/10 to do so with 888sport.
West Ham are in excellent defensive form and betting against both teams to score at 10/11 with Bet365, 888sport and Betway look sensible.
Michail Antonio is 6/5 favourite to score at any time with Bet365.
West Ham United are favourites as they prepare to take on West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League. They are in good form, especially defensively, and can continue that here.