West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Arsenal travel to West Bromwich Albion looking to claim a third consecutive win for the first this season. Meanwhile, for Sam Allardyce, his honeymoon period is over at the Hawthorns with his side being trashed 5-0 by Leeds.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Andrew Boyers - Pool/Getty Images)
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West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips

This article covers West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal: Match details

Match: West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal

Competition: Premier League

Date: January 2, 2021

Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, January 2, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: The Hawthorns

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WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 26: A corner flag is pictured inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Everton at The Hawthorns on December 26, 2017 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Betting prediction: West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Arsenal

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Following their impressive draw with Liverpool, West Brom were brought crashing back down to earth by Leeds United.

The South Yorkshire club trashed Sam Allardyce’s side 5-0 with the Baggies remaining on 8 points in 19th.

Arsenal’s terrible start to the season looks to be over with the Gunners claiming a second consecutive win.

Mikel Arteta’s side defeated Brighton 1-0 to move within touching distance of the Premier League’s top half.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Raphinha and Stuart Dallas of Leeds United celebrate their team’s first goal, an own goal by Romaine Sawyers of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United at The Hawthorns on December 29, 2020 in West Bromwich, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

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West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal – recent form and head to head statistics

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal FC form
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West Ham United FC vs West Bromwich Albion - 2:1
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Wolverhampton Wanderers FC vs West Bromwich Albion - 2:3
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Blackpool vs West Bromwich Albion - 2:2
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West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal FC - 0:4
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West Bromwich Albion vs Leeds United - 0:5
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Arsenal FC vs Newcastle United FC - 3:0
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Arsenal FC vs Crystal Palace FC - 0:0
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Arsenal FC vs Newcastle United FC - 2:0
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West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal FC - 0:4
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Brighton & Hove Albion FC vs Arsenal FC - 0:1
Last 5 games for West Bromwich Albion
January 19, 2021 Premier League 20/21 West Ham United FC 2 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
January 16, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2 - 3 West Bromwich Albion
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Blackpool 2 - 2 West Bromwich Albion
January 2, 2021 Premier League 20/21 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 4 Arsenal FC
December 29, 2020 Premier League 20/21 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 5 Leeds United
Last 5 games for Arsenal FC
January 18, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Arsenal FC 3 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 14, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Arsenal FC 0 - 0 Crystal Palace FC
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Arsenal FC 2 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 2, 2021 Premier League 20/21 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 4 Arsenal FC
December 29, 2020 Premier League 20/21 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 0 - 1 Arsenal FC
West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal FC Premier League 20/21 form
West Bromwich Albion Arsenal FC
19 Matches played 19
2 Matches won 8
146 Goal attempts 212
52 Shots on goal 78
61 Shots off goal 81
64 Corner kicks 104
38% Average ball possession 54%
33 Shots blocked 53
27 Cards given 31
238 Free kicks 234
36 Offsides 32
1 Shots on post 3
12 Goals by foot 19
2 Goals by head 4
15 Goals scored 23
43 Goals conceded 19
0 Shots on bar 4
West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
West Bromwich Albion Arsenal FC
29 Matches 29
16 Home Matches 13
13 Away Matches 16
28 Total Goals 62
0.97 Average Goals Scored 2.14
4 Wins 20
20 Losses 4
5 Draws 5
Last 5 games & match results between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal FC
January 2, 2021 Premier League 20/21 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 4 Arsenal FC
December 31, 2017 Premier League 17/18 West Bromwich Albion 1 - 1 Arsenal FC
September 25, 2017 Premier League 17/18 Arsenal FC 2 - 0 West Bromwich Albion
March 18, 2017 Premier League 16/17 West Bromwich Albion 3 - 1 Arsenal FC
December 26, 2016 Premier League 16/17 Arsenal FC 1 - 0 West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal: Recommended bets

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to score first. With Arsenal now back to winning ways, Arteta will be hoping Aubameyang can also follow suit.

The striker ended his a five-game goal drought against Southampton and following a small injury interruption, he will be looking to kick start his season on Saturday.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Rob Holding after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 16, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Peter Cziborra - Pool/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 16: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Rob Holding after scoring their team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 16, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Peter Cziborra – Pool/Getty Images)


West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal: Match preview

Sam Allardyce’s honeymoon period at West Brom was brought to an abrupt halt on Tuesday as his side were well beaten by Leeds.

The Baggies were hammered 5-0 as Big Sam suffered his second defeat in charge of the club.

West Brom have now conceded nine goals in three matches under their new manager with the defence now a real area for concern.

They looked to have turned a corner by holding champions Liverpool to a draw at Anfield, but any optimism was crushed by Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

West Bromwich Albion’s Nigerian defender Semi Ajayi (3rd R) climbs to head home their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on December 27, 2020. (Photo by Nick Potts / POOL / AFP) 

Arsenal win back to back matches

Arsenal won back to back games for the first time since their opening two fixtures of the season.

The Gunners looked to have turned a corner by recording wins over both Chelsea and Brighton.

Mikel Arteta’s side produced an impressive performance to defeat the Blues 3-1 before Alexandre Lacazette came off the bench to help them win at Brighton.

The north London club are now into 13th and are just three points off of the top half.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Bukayo Saka after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Brighton, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Frank Augstein – Pool/Getty Images)


West Bromwich Albion team news vs Arsenal

Connor Townsend is set for a four to six-week stint on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury.

Kyle Bartley could return from a calf injury to feature against the Gunners.

Jake Livermore will miss the final game of his three-match suspension on Saturday.

Kieran Gibbs and Hal Robson Kanu both remain sidelined for the game.

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Arsenal team news vs West Bromwich Albion

David Luiz and Willian have both returned to training and will be available for selection at the Hawthorns.

Bukayo Saka is expected to be passed fit to feature on Saturday, despite a minor ankle injury.

Arsenal will remain without the trio Gabriel, Thomas Partey and Reiss Nelson.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Arsenal’s David Luiz during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. (Photo by Rui Vieira/PA Images via Getty Images)


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FAQs for West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal betting tips

What time is kick off between West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal?
20:00, Saturday 02 January 2021
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West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Arsenal.