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West Brom vs Wolves FA Cup predictions: Tips, odds and team news

West Brom and Wolves face-off in a huge Black Country derby in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday at 11:45am (UK time).

West Brom vs Wolves odds


*Odds correct as of 12:00 on January 27

Nearly three years after the last Black Country derby, West Brom and Wolves go head-to-head once again, this time in the FA Cup. The Baggies scored three goals in the opening 27 minutes as they cruised past National League side Aldershot in the previous round to set up another home tie, this time against one of their closest rivals. They have impressed at the Hawthorns so far this campaign, with a 2-1 loss to league leaders Leicester the only defeat in their last 12 home matches, winning each of the last four and seven of the last nine.

Wolves, meanwhile, are also currently on an unbeaten run having won four and drawn two of their last six matches. This included a 3-2 win over fellow Premier League side Brentford in an FA Cup replay after drawing the first match 0-0, despite having 10 men for 81 minutes of the game. After losing four consecutive matches on the road, Gary O’Neil’s side are now without defeat in the last three after a win (Premier League) and a draw (FA Cup) against Brentford and a goalless draw with Brighton.

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West Brom vs Wolves predictions

West Brom vs Wolves: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 10/13 with 10Bet
Correct Score West Brom 1-1 Wolves 6/1 with Midnite
First Goalscorer Matheus Cunha 6/1 with Sky Bet

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The stats behind our West Brom vs Wolves predictions:

  • West Brom are unbeaten in the last four meetings against Wolves, winning three and drawing one.
  • Wolves are unbeaten in their last six matches across all competitions, winning four.
  • The Baggies have lost just one of their last 12 at The Hawthorns.
  • West Brom have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last four games.

West Brom vs Wolves match tip

Kyle Bartley to be carded @ 12/5 with Bet365

Despite committing just 15 fouls, defender Kyle Bartley has picked up more yellow cards than any other West Brom player in the Championship this season (7), including four in his last six starts in the competition and in each of his last two appearances. In a heated derby and with quick, tricky players to deal with, expect him to pick up another booking here.

West Brom vs Wolves Bet-Builder tip

Wolves most booking points, 27+ match total fouls committed, BTTS

As mentioned, with this being a derby you can count on tensions being high, so cards could be expected. In the Premier League this season, Wolves have been one of the dirtier sides when it comes to cards, averaging 2.76 per game, compared to West Brom’s 1.82 in the Championship. At the same time, Wolves also average more fouls per game in the Premier League at 12.9, with West Brom averaging 8.14 in the Championship. In terms of goals, West Brom have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last four games, but they have scored in each of their past nine at the Hawthorns.

West Brom vs Wolves
Reason for tip

Wolves have averaged 2.76 cards per game in the Premier League this season, compared to West Brom's 1.82 in the Championship.

Reason for tip

Wolves average 12.9 fouls per game in the Premier League, with West Brom averaging 8.14 in the Championship

Reason for tip

West Brom have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last four games, but they have scored in each of their past nine at the Hawthorns.

West Brom vs Wolves team news

West Brom team news

In  Out Doubtful
Daryl Dike, Andreas Weimann, Semi Ajayi, Grady Diangana, Jayson Molumby, Matt Phillips, Josh Maja

Daryl Dike has been ruled out for the hosts, having felt tightness in his calf after returning from injury recently. Also on the sidelines is Adam Reach, who is expected to miss four to six weeks due to injury. Jayson Molumby is expected to be out for the season, joining Matt Phillips and Josh Maya as long-term absentees, while Semi Ajayi and Grady Diangana are on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations. Andreas Weimann is cup-tied, having played 14 minutes of Bristol City’s third-round tie against West Ham before joining on loan.

Wolves team news

In  Out Doubtful
Rayan Ait-Nouri Joao Gomes, Hwang Hee-Chan, Boubacar Traore Pablo Sarabia

Hwang Hee-Chan and Boubacar Traore remain on away at the Asian Cup and AFCON respectively, but Rayan Ait-Nouri will be back in the squad after Algeria were knocked out. Joao Gomes remains suspended, while Pablo Sarabia is doubtful after being replaced against Brighton.

West Brom vs Wolves head-to-head record

  • 3 May 2021 – West Brom 1-1 Wolves – Premier League
  • 16 January 2021 – Wolves 2-3 West Brom – Premier League 
  • 12 February 2012 – Wolves 1-5 West Brom – Premier League
  • 16 October 2011 – West Brom 2-0 Wolves – Premier League
  • 8 May 2011 – Wolves 3-1 West Brom – Premier League 

This will be the first meeting between the two sides in three years, with West Brom unbeaten in each of the last four head-to-head games.

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