Blackburn vs West Brom: Championship betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Blackburn and West Brom get their Championship campaigns underway on Saturday 5th August at 3pm (UK time).

Blackburn vs West Brom: Betting tips

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Blackburn vs West Brom: Predictions

Blackburn vs West Brom: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 17/20 with Betway
Correct score 2-1 9/1 with Boylesports
First Goalscorer Tyrhys Dolan 8/1 with Bet365

Having both missed out on a play-off spot in 2022/23, Blackburn and West Brom will be looking to put the disappointment of last season behind them when they go head-t0-head at Ewood Park.

Rovers missed out on a top six finish on goal difference to Sunderland despite an enthralling final day game against Millwall that saw them come from 3-1 down to win 4-3 at the Den. On the whole, Jon Dahl Tomasson’s first season back in England was a success, but he will be hoping his side can push on again this season and gain promotion back to the Premier League, despite the loss of last season’s top goalscorer Ben Brereton Diaz to Villarreal.

Opponents West Brom, went from second bottom after 16 games to a respectable ninth place finish after Carlos Corberan was appointed in October, missing out on the play-offs on the final day. The Spaniard was heavily linked to take over at Leeds, but committed himself to the club in the hope of guiding them back to the promised land.

The Baggies fell off towards the end of last season, losing three of their final four league matches, so it will be vital they put that behind them and get off to a good start here.

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Blackburn vs West Brom match stats

Rovers boasted the fourth-best home record in the Championship last season, picking up 43 points from their 23 games at Ewood Park. Promoted sides Burnley and Sheffield United (both 16) were the only sides to win more home games than Blackburn (13), while over 2.5 goals landed in six of the Baggies final eight matches last term.

Lewis Travis was booked in 10 of his 39 Championship starts in 2022/23, more than any of his teammates. He also committed at least 19 more fouls than any of his teammates (63) and won more fouls than any other Blackburn player (68) last season.

Blackburn vs West Brom: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Blackburn 2-1 West Brom

Blackburn vs West Brom head-to-head

15 Feb 2023 – West Brom 1-1 Blackburn – Championship

14 Aug 2022 – Blackburn 2-1 West Brom – Championship

14 Feb 2022 – West Brom 0-0 Blackburn – Championship

21 Aug 2021 – Blackburn 1-2 West Brom – Championship

11 Jul 2020 – Blackburn 1-1 West Brom – Championship

Ben Brereton Diaz scored a late free-kick to earn Rovers a point in the previous encounter between the two sides.


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