Opta Stats: West Brom v Manchester United

19May 2013

England - Premier League


It's Sir Alex Ferguson's final game as Manchester United manager and you can bet his side will want to see him off with a win.


Manchester United are the only side that West Brom have faced more than twice in the Premier League and are yet to defeat (D2 L11). United are 1.85 to record another victory.


Only Chelsea (33) have scored more Premier League goals against West Brom than Manchester United (32). Over 3.5 goals is priced at 2.64.


Wayne Rooney has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances versus West Bromwich Albion. If selected, Rooney is 2.98 to score another.


20 different players have scored for Man Utd in the PL this season, a record for a single season in the division. Robin van Persie is United's top scorer and priced at 1.98 to find the net.


Victory in this match would see Manchester United equal their best ever points haul from a Premier League season (91 in 1999/00). The Red Devils are 2.92 to win half-time/full-time.


This game will be Alex Ferguson's 1500th and final game in charge of Manchester United in all competitions. He has won 895 of his 1499 games as manager of the club to date. United are 3.7 to win to nil.


Regardless of the result in this match, West Brom already have their best ever points tally in a single Premier League season (48). You can back WBA to add to that total at 2.0 in the Double Chance market.


Of current Premier League sides, Man Utd have the best points per game ratio in the month of May in the history of the competition (2.07), while West Brom have the worst (0.84). Manchester United are 4.8 to win both halves.


Of all players to have scored at least 10 goals in the history of the Premier League, Javier Hernandez has the best minutes per goal ratio (a goal every 119 mins). Hernandez is rated at 2.42 to score.


Manchester United have won their final Premier League game of the season on nine of the last 10 attempts, losing to West Ham 0-1 at Old Trafford in 2007. A 1-0 West Brom win is 18.5.



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Keywords: Opta Stats, West Brom, Manchester United

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