West Brom – nicknamed the Baggies – are a team that currently play in the Championship. Following their relegation from the Premier League at the end of the 2017 – 2018 season. Based in West Midlands, they play their home matches at The Hawthorns, which is the highest league ground in England. The team traditionally plays in blue and white stripes.
Founded in 1878, the club were one of the twelve founding members of the Football League, and have spent the majority of their existence in the top flight. Their solitary league title though came in 1920, and, although they have won the FA Cup five times, the last of those victories came in 1968. They also claimed the League Cup two years earlier.
Their biggest rivals are the nearby sides from the West Midlands and Birmingham area – Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City. Matches between these sides take the following name, Black Country derbies.
The club relegate at the end of last season, despite a late surge of form under caretaker manager Darren Moore.
Moore became permanent manager, with the remit to steer the club back to the Premier League. Many people’s West Brom betting tips for this season have the team as favourite to win their top tier status. However, what few West Brom predictions reflect was the decision by the club’s board to sack Moore in March. Even though the team is fourth and comfortably in the play-off positions.
The team are still without a permanent manager and it is difficult to make a West Brom tip that they will definitely win promotion unless they decide to appoint a replacement soon.