• Despite scoring in all six Barclays Premier League home games against West Brom, Sunderland have won just once (D2 L3).
  • The Baggies have won seven and drawn one of their last eight Barclays Premier League games against Sunderland, scoring 22 times in the process.
  • Connor Wickham has scored five and assisted one in his last four Premier League games.
  • Sunderland can record four successive Premier League wins for the first time since December 2000.
  • Sunderland have scored with three of their last four shots on target in the Premier League.
  • West Brom have drawn the most Premier League games this season (15) but have not drawn a Premier League away game since December.
  • Sunderland have won only two of their 16 Premier League games against sides currently in the bottom half (D5 L9).
  • The Black Cats have scored only five goals in seven home games against teams currently in the bottom half, although four of these came in their last game at the Stadium of Light (vs Cardiff).
  • Sunderland have taken more points from their previous three Premier League games (9) than they did in the previous 11 (8).
  • Sunderland have been shown the most red cards this season (7), West Brom are one of three teams yet to pick one up (along with Aston Villa and Southampton).