Leeds United vs West Brom Betting Preview – 01/03/2019

Leeds United vs West Brom Betting Preview – 01/03/2019

Leeds United vs West Brom

Leeds United return to Elland Road this Friday looking to shake off their previous disappointing defeat when they go up against West Brom. Marcelo Bielsa’s men had been sat in an automatic promotion spot for the majority of the season, but they once again find themselves dropping off towards the end of the season. West Brom have a good chance to close the four-point gap, that currently separates them from Leeds and look in good shape to do so. The Baggies made light work of their opponents when they first met at the Hawthorns when they eased to a 4-1 victory.

Leeds United seem to be throwing away all the hard work they put in recently, as they head into matchday 35 sat in third place after topping the Championship table for the majority of the season. United picked up their eighth loss of the season in their previous fixture against QPR who beat them 1-0. In the last five games, Leeds have secured just two wins alongside one draw and two defeats. The hosts can be backed with SKyBet to secure the three points at a price of 6/5.

Marcelo Bielsa will be glad to see his side return to Elland Road for this fixture as their last two wins have come whilst playing at home. Both of those wins ended 2-1 and you can back this fixture to also end 2-1 in favour of Leeds at a price of 8/1. With Kemar Roofe still injured, Marcelo Bielsa will look to Patrick Bamford for his goals this Friday. The forward can be backed to score anytime with Betway at a price of 6/4. Leeds and West Brom are two of the highest scoring sides in the league with a combined total of 122 goals. SkyBet has there to be over 2.5 goals scored priced at 4/5.

West Brom have been a joy to watch this season with their attacking style of play, but they no longer sit as the highest scoring side in the Championship as Norwich City have taken their place. The Baggies enter this game sat in fourth place just four points behind Leeds and with their opponents in poor form this a good chance to reduce the gap. West Brom suffered a defeat in their previous fixture against Sheffield United, which brought their four-game unbeaten run to an end. Bet365 has West Brom to win priced at 21/10.

The Baggies had little struggle against Leeds in their first meeting this season, as they eased to a 4-1 victory. With four goals scored in the first meeting, you may fancy them to cause the Leeds defence problems again and Betway has West Brom to score over 1.5 goals priced at 8/5. Jay Rodriguez remains his side’s top goalscorer this season with 17 goals scored and you can back him to add to his tally with Betway for a price of 9/5.

Recommended Bets:

West Brom to win at 21/10 Bet365 – BET HERE

Over 2.5 goals at 4/5 SkyBet – BET HERE

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