Opta Stats: West Bromwich Albion v Liverpool

After failing to score in their first nine Premier League meetings with Liverpool, West Brom have scored in seven of their last eight. Both teams to score is [1.83].

Brendan Rodgers won both PL meetings with the Baggies as Swansea manager but has only won two in five as Liverpool boss (D1 L2). The draw is [3.6].

Tony Pulis has never lost a Premier League home game against Liverpool (W3 D3). West Brom are [4.1] to win.

Steven Gerrard would become the 12th player in Premier League history to make 500 PL appearances, should be play this match.
Only Ryan Giggs (632 for Man Utd) and Jamie Carragher (508 for Liverpool)
have made 500+ PL appearances for a single club. Gerrard is [4.1] to score.

If only goals from English players counted, Liverpool would top the Premier League table on 65 points. Jordan Henderson is [4.33] to score.

The Hawthorns has seen 11 goals scored in the opening 15 minutes of matches this season; more than at any other Premier League ground. The odds of the first half containing over 1.5 goals are [3.0].

Mario Balotelli has still scored just one goal in the Premier League for Liverpool (in 14 apps). West Brom are [4.7] to keep a clean sheet.

The Italian scored two and was sent off in his first ever Premier League game at the Hawthorns for Man City. Balotelli is [2.9] to score.

15 of Saido Berahino’s 18 goals in all competitions this season have come at the Hawthorns (83%). Berahino is [3.45] to score.