Opta Stats: Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion

Papiss Demba Cisse has scored three goals in just 199 minutes of Premier League action against West Brom. Cisse is [3.1] to score.

Cisse has scored a goal every 92 minutes on average this season, the best rate of any player with
five or more goals in the top flight. Cisse is [6.5] to score the first goal.

Victor Anichebe has scored more Barclays Premier League goals against Newcastle United than he has versus any other opponent (4). Anichebe is also [3.1] to find the net.

The Magpies have won 10 and lost just three of the 17 Premier League matches against West Brom. Newcastle are [2.64] to win.

John Carver’s side have won just one of their eight Premier League games at St James Park under his guidance (W1 D2 L5) and lost the last four in a row. A West Brom win is priced at [3.0].

Newcastle have only ever lost five home games in a row once before in their league history (October 1953 when they lost six on the trot). They are [3.35]to end the run with a draw.

The Magpies have lost eight successive league games for only the second time in their history (10 in Aug-Oct 1977 the most). They are [6.8] to be relegated.

Chris Brunt has a league-high eight assists from set-pieces this season in the Premier League. Over 2.5 goals is [2.2].

A league-high 28% of Newcastle’s Premier League goals this season (10 of 36) have been scored by substitutes. The draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is [6.4].

Newcastle United have conceded the most goals in the 90th minute or later in the PL this season (7) and haven’t scored themselves at this point of games. A Newcastle half-time/draw full-time double result is [16.5].