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Nairabet Preview: West Bromwich Albion – Chelsea: Back Alvaro Morata to score

09:21 GMT 17/11/2017
Alvaro Morata Chelsea Manchester United
The Spaniard has been the main source of goals this season and will be relied upon once again

Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea will be on the road when they take on West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

It’s been a mixed season for the Baggies so far. A 1-0 defeat at newly promoted Huddersfield Town just before the international break has left them in 16th place on 10 points, a point from the drop zone. They have struggled against the big guns this term and are underdogs with Nairabet at odds of (6.00).

For the Blues, they claimed a narrow 1-0 win over Manchester United which propelled them to fourth of the log. They are however nine points behind leaders Manchester City. A win at odds of (1.60) with the same firm could move them closer pending the results of other teams above them.

Both sides sharing the spoils is available at (4.00).

West Brom have lost their last 16 games against Chelsea which is their joint highest against a Premier League opponent beside Arsenal and Manchester City. Antonio Conte’s side avoiding defeat in West Midlands is priced at (1.16).

Tony Pulis’ side have lost 12 of their last 20 league games. This could play into their visitors hands to win either half at (1.35).

Three of the last six meetings between these two have seen less than three goals scored. Considering West Brom’s willingness to defend most times, the mentioned outcome is offered at (1.30).

Alvaro Morata has been involved in ten goals (seven goals, three assists) for Chelsea in the Premier League this season. The Spaniard seems to have proven his quality and is tipped to score first at (3.75) and (2.10) anytime with Nairabet.

Cesar Azpilicueta has assisted five goals for Morata this term and with two goals to his name in all competitions so far, the former Osasuna defender is quoted at a high (18.00) to score anytime.