Date: 12th November 2015 at 7:15pm
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With seven Premier League games remaining until the turn of the year and the season’s halfway stage, we take a look at how we think West Brom will fare up until the start of 2016.

Vs Arsenal (H), Nov 21

After back-to-back league defeats to Leicester City and Manchester United respectively, the last thing on Baggies boss Tony Pulis’ mind was probably an unfavourable visit from joint-Premier League leaders Arsenal at The Hawthorns. With the Gunners level on points with Manchester City at the top of the table having won four of their last five games; all signs point towards an away victory, I’m afraid.

Shoot Says: Lose

Vs West Ham United (A), Nov 29

Despite their stuttering home form so far this season; one which includes two wins, two draw and two defeats, West Ham United should have enough firepower to gun down the misfiring Baggies at Upton Park, even without the significant loss of influential midfielder Dimitri Payet.

Shoot Says: Lose

31st January 2015 - Barclays Premier League - West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur - West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis - Photo: Paul Roberts / Offside.

Tony Pulis’ West Brom are the joint-lowest scoring team in the Premier League so far this season with ten goals.

Vs Tottenham (H), Dec 5

Could it possibly be a fifth straight league defeat for West Brom following the visit of Tottenham in early December? We seem to think so. With Spurs unbeaten since the opening day of the season and England striker Harry Kane having recently rediscovered his shooting boots in front of goal, Mauricio Pochettino’s side will fancy snatching all three points from their trip to the Midlands.

Shoot Says: Lose

Vs Liverpool (A), Dec 13

To be fair; the Baggies have been better equipped away from home (Three wins), than at home (One win). But achieving some sort of result other than another league loss at Anfield is an enormous task for Tony Pulis’ side, despite Crystal Palace ending Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten Kop reign only last weekend. Liverpool should see off West Brom in Merseyside.

Shoot Says: Lose

Vs Bournemouth (H), Dec 19

Finally; something to savour and put these Baggies fans into the Christmas spirit, perhaps their first league win since late October when newly promoted Bournemouth visit the Hawthorns before the big day. With Eddie Howe’s Cherries also enduring a barren run of four consecutive defeats in the top-flight, this festive clash has all of the makings of a relegation six-pointer and we fancy the hosts to shave it.

Shoot Says: Win

Vs Swansea City (A), Dec 26

With opposing manager Garry Monk becoming increasingly under pressure at Swansea City; you wouldn’t bet against West Brom not visiting Wales without taking something from the game. Having lost just twice on the road so far this season, Pulis’ defensive set-up should pay dividends at the Liberty Stadium and reward Baggies fans with a belated Boxing Day gift. Stalemate.

Shoot Says: Draw

Vs Newcastle United (H), Dec 28

West Brom would have been brimming with confidence if this fixture came within the opening six fixtures of the Premier League season, but Newcastle United have since being riding upon some renewed optimism and a spring in their step. Last weekend’s fortuitous victory at Bournemouth lifted the Magpies out of the bottom three, so the Baggies will struggle to hold off Steve McClaren’s side’s momentum for all three points in a bid to wave goodbye to 2015 profitably.

Shoot Says: Draw

Overall Points: 19

League position: 15th

 
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