Andy Gray predicts West Brom v Newcastle

West Brom - The Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion will face Newcastle United in the Premier League today.

Andy Gray has predicted on Paddypower.com that West Bromwich Albion will win against Newcastle United today.

West Brom will take on Newcastle at The Hawthorns in the Premier League in a few hours’ time.

“I agree with the odds on this one,” the former Aston Villa striker has written on Paddypower.com. “The draw does look attractive at but I think the Baggies shade the win.”

A footnote added: “Andy’s Bet: West Brom to win at 23/20.”

West Brom will head into the match against Newcastle on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Swansea City away from home at the Liberty Stadium. Tony Pulis's side are not in good form at the moment and are struggling to win matches.

The Baggies are 13th in the Premier League table at the moment with 20 points from 18 games, just three points above the relegation zone.

Meanwhile, Newcastle currently find themselves third from bottom in the standings with 17 points from 18 matches.

Steve McClaren’s side will head into this afternoon’s fixture on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Everton at St. James’ Park.

The Magpies have won two of their last three Premier League away games, having won just one of their previous 18.

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